The Common Core State Standards (CC) have been, and remain, a controversial topic among parents, educators and politicians. Florida adopted the Common Core in 2010, but soon after, former Gov. Rick Scott announced the Florida Standards, a modified version of Common Core implemented in 2014.
Matthew R. Deroo an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning was awarded an Andrew W. Mellon CREATE Grant for $5,500 in support of his project “Learning with the Lowe: Leveraging University-Community Partnerships in Support of Students’ Learning.”
The U.S. Department of State announced the selection of Dr. Luciana C. de Oliveira of the University of Miami, Florida, for a one-week English language Specialist project focusing on “Content and Language Integrated Learning: Teacher Training” in Brazil.