Tag Archives: Make a difference

Bookworms improves literacy outcomes in Cecil County

Bookworms curriculum introduced into Cecil County Public Schools UD professor Sharon Walpole and her colleague, Michael McKenna* developed Bookworms in response to the increased reading and writing expectations in the Read More

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Evaluating Ed.D.’s ELP Capstone

UD researchers look at value of doctor of education capstone process In education leadership programs across the country, doctor of education (Ed.D.) candidates are tasked with identifying a significant educational Read More

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Bookworms curriculum improves reading skills

Sharon Walpole, University of Delaware, and Mike McKenna, University of Virginia, developed “Bookworms,” a free, open-access, elementary ELA curriculum to increase students’ reading comprehension and vocabulary. Schools in Delaware and Georgia have successfully implemented this program. Read More

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Inspiring Jewish agencies to integrate people with disabilities

Jewish Community Services agencies tend to segregate people with disabilities, isolating them from fully participating in their community life. To address this, the Ruderman Family Foundation (RFF), under the direction Read More

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Grocery stores can incentivize healthy shopping

In the United States, 47 million people participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to ensure they have enough food on their table. To make their food dollars stretch further, Read More

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Interpreting disabilities studies classes

Marisa Kofke, UD a third-year doctoral student in UD’s College of Education and Human Development, noticed that students in the disabilities studies minor learned new ways to think about disability issues Read More

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Funding for students to Make a Difference

Starting this fall, the College of Education and Human Development will be accepting proposals on innovative student solutions to challenging problems that impact children, families, schools and communities. Undergraduate students at Read More

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