Elizabeth Drame gets at the heart of what’s needed in special education.
When do students typically take a first course in algebra?
Milwaukee Public Schools math and science teachers will receive additional training under a $2.4 million federal grant awarded to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The National Science Foundation funding will cover training and pay for conferences and research money for 25… Read More
Improving the teaching of mathematics and science
Academics are improving and school climate is more positive at an MPS elementary school due to a collaborative effort of corporate, education, and nonprofit leaders, according to a report released today by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The report focused on… Read More
The young scientists bent carefully over their work – soldering connections from a resistor to a battery to an LED as they made an electrical circuit. Not bad for third-graders, who are normally discouraged from playing with electricity. Along the… Read More
By Anyssa Johnson Milwaukee Journal Sentinel February 5, 2016 Tracy Reinert — “Mrs. Reinert” here at Forest Home Avenue School — sits at the round table with her cadre of kindergartners and leads them in what looks like a clapping… Read More
Helping adolescents learn to make career choices
Photo by Derek Rickert What makes a school successful? A UWM research team has studied the characteristics of five highly rated public charter schools to see what made them effective. The team included Paul Haubrich, professor emeritus, and Robert Kattman, former… Read More
UWM’s School of Education has been working with Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee for ten years on the Milwaukee Community Literacy Program-SPARK (MCLP-SPARK) project. This program recruits tutors to work one-on-one with kindergarten… Read More