Education

UC Davis-State Team Honored for California's K-12 History Framework

October 19, 2018
The California History-Social Science Project, headquartered at UC Davis, will share a national K-12 teaching award with the California Department of Education for helping to write the state’s new framework for history-social science instruction in the public schools. The American Historical Association recently announced that it will award its Beveridge Family Teaching Prize to the co-winners.

1970 - Caroline Turner

June 05, 2018

An award-winning professor of education at California State University, Sacramento, and Lincoln Professor emerita at Arizona State University,  Caroline S. Turner (B.A. history, ’67 and M.A., psychology, ’70) is the keynote speaker for the UC Davis School of Education’s Graduation Celebration on June 13, 2018. 

Workshop Tackles How to Teach the Holocaust

July 01, 2017
Started six years ago by a UC Davis faculty member, “The History and Memory of the Holocaust” workshop aims to help secondary English and history teachers better understand the Holocaust and then develop lesson plans on the subject.

Early Intervention in Dyslexia Can Narrow Achievement Gap

December 14, 2015
Identifying children with dyslexia as early as first grade could narrow or even close the achievement gap with typical readers, according to a new study by researchers at UC Davis and Yale University.

Community College Programs Drive Higher Incomes

November 14, 2015
Community college programs in career and technical education — especially in health professions — lead to significant financial returns, especially for women, according to a new policy brief by the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research.

UC Davis Offers WIC Expertise as Congress Considers Funding

September 30, 2015
As Congress prepares to consider reauthorization of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, UC Davis Professor Marianne Page offers expertise on the act, which funds a number of nutrition programs, including school meals for low-income students and the supplemental nutrition assistance program for women, infants and children, or WIC.

Former State Schools Leader Wins UC Davis Medal

April 08, 2015
The first and only woman to hold the post of California state superintendent of public instruction, Delaine Eastin is the 2015 recipient of the UC Davis Medal, the highest accolade that the campus may bestow upon an individual.