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University Experts Available to Discuss Back-to-School Topics

University of Texas at Austin faculty experts are available to talk about a wide range of K-12 and higher education issues related to the start of school, including education policy, teaching strategies, children’s mental and emotional health, and closing the achievement gap.   Children's Mental and Emotional Health KEVIN STARK Professor, Department of Educational Psychology…   » Continue Reading

Writing teachers find their inner author with help of College of Education program

Writing teachers find their inner author with help of College of Education program

There's always been the notion — the myth — that writers write either from divine inspiration or from inborn talent that's as rare as World Series titles for the Chicago Cubs. And literary titans have done their share to make us believe writing's not, and probably shouldn't be, an egalitarian enterprise. Randy Bomer, director of…   » Continue Reading

Heart of Texas Writing Project Celebrates National Day on Writing

Event: Heart of Texas Writing Project Activities for National Day on Writing When: Tuesday, Oct. 20 Where: K-12 classrooms in Austin, Lake Travis, Leander and Del Valle Background: The Heart of Texas Writing Project is participating in the National Day on Writing by working with K-12 teachers and students across Austin to celebrate the wide…   » Continue Reading