Topic: Teaching

Texas Must Change How We Learn About Black Lives in Schools

March 2, 2016
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Students only get a glimpse of black people in history, other than when the textbooks talk about slavery or the Civil Rights Movement. It’s time for a change.

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How to Teach Tolerance

Feb. 10, 2015
How to Teach Tolerance

To avoid another Ferguson, we need to start teaching tolerance -- in kindergarten. Read this op-ed from three UT researchers in education.

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Online Education Must Get Better

Aug. 27, 2014
Online Education Must Get Better

As students start heading back to campus, there has been a lot of hype about a coming change in higher education, such as Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, and the problems of rising tuition.

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What It's Like to Learn from a Pulitzer Finalist

June 4, 2014
What It's Like to Learn from a Pulitzer Finalist

Go inside the classroom with two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and history professor Jacqueline Jones to see a master storyteller at work.

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Tweeting History, One Haiku at a Time

March 25, 2014
Tweeting History, One Haiku at a Time

Can Twitter capture the complex narratives of American history? Follow along as noted UT historian H.W. Brands tweets the American saga 17 syllables at a time.

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