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Students Jumproping
February 15, 2017
A short “morning blast” of physical activity can benefit elementary students throughout the school day, according to a new study co-authored by a Cato College of Education professor. Department of Reading and Elementary Education professor Erik Byker and colleagues found physical activity before class led to increases in students’ test scores, overall physical activity and confidence in their academic ability.

Belk Foundation Logo
February 7, 2017
As Dean of the Cato College of Education at UNC Charlotte, Ellen McIntyre leads 200 faculty and staff and 2,400 students. Prior to her appointment at UNC Charlotte, she was the College of Education Department Head at NC State University, a Professor at University of Louisville, and an elementary school teacher.

Teacher to Teacher Conference Logo
January 24, 2017
Designed and presented by educators for educators, the Cato College of Education’s 5th Annual Teacher-to-Teacher Conference will provide a meaningful, affordable professional development opportunity to North Carolina teachers. The conference will be held on Monday April 3, 2017 at UNC Charlotte Center City in uptown Charlotte.

Elementary student writing
January 4, 2017
Practice giving feedback to peers and instruction on evaluation using specific criteria can help elementary school students improve their own writing, according to a study co-authored by a Cato College of Education professor.