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2023-2024 Kickoff: Barnes Initiative for Collaborative Learning

We’re deep into fall here at UVEI: a time for warm cider, leaf-peeping, and bringing those sweaters out of the...

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Praxis: Our guide to navigating the tests

Becoming a teacher isn’t as simple as passing a test (and we’re glad it’s not!), but there is one test...

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2023-2024: What’s Happening at UVEI

Now that the new school year has started, it’s time to reflect and look ahead at what we have planned...

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What we Learned from our Focus Group Discussions

This year, UVEI’s institutional learning focus has been to explore the challenges involved with recruiting, developing, and sustaining educators, and...

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2023 End-of-Year Celebration of Learning

On a rainy Saturday morning in early June it would be tempting for educators to sleep in - instead, a...

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How One Rural School is Confronting Today’s Workforce Challenges

Why would a teacher who left Vermont to teach in other states decide to return - and come back to...

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Summer Book Club and Reading Lists

We have a tradition at UVEI that each summer the faculty and staff share what is on their reading lists....

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Working with Multilingual Learners

Image: “A Daughter Migrates Toward the Mother Earth” (2017), Philadelphia, created by Jess X Snow   Looking around our two...

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Deeper Learning + Equity, Justice, & Democracy = Barnes 2021-22

How do we design deeper learning experiences for students that emphasize equity, justice, and democracy?  It all starts with engaging...

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Mock Interviews: A Learning Experience for All

“Yes. It’s about routine, and knowing what to expect.” Gavin Koehler, the job applicant for a high school math teaching...

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Principal Reflects on Democratic Process and Citizen Engagement – in Elementary School

Lisa McCarthy (2022 UVEI Principal Alum) is the principal of Woodbury Elementary School in Vermont. The school recently held a...

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A Conversation With UVEI Literacy Educators

Monica Nachemja-Bunton, faculty member, and Kristen Liu, coordinator of the Literacy Program, “sat down” over Zoom with Emily Lloyd and...

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