College of Education Health and Human Sciences News

UT Education Faculty: Let Kids Choose What They Want to Read This Summer

With summer break officially under way, kids have plenty of time to read. And when it comes to kids’ summer reading selections, experts say anything from classic stories to graphic novels to comic books makes the grade. “Let kids choose what they want to read,” says Anne McGill-Franzen, professor of education. “It’s okay to utilize

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Two VolsTeach Students Receive Noyce Scholarship

Two UT students have been awarded a Noyce Scholarship for the 2015–2016 school year for their outstanding performance in the classroom and commitment to the teaching profession.

Leadership Academy Announces New Fellows

The Leadership Academy has announced its next cohort class for the 2015–2016 academic year. The academy is a collaborative venture between UT and Knox County Schools that prepares individuals to become new school principals.

Knoxville expert offers advice for parents helping their kids deal with test stress


WATE Channel 6 recently interviewed Karee Dunn about tips on how parents can help their children deal with the stress of taking the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program exams, or TCAPs. Dunn is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences. Watch the story here. WBIR

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