UCLA Department of Education Rated Number One in US News & World Report Rankings

“We are humbled by this recognition,” says Wasserman Dean Marcelo Suárez-Orozco. “It is a tribute to the extraordinary collective work of our world-renowned scholars, our amazing staff, and our students — the next generation of engaged, optimist Bruins taking their GSE&IS tools to make the world a better place. While it is important to keep these rankings in perspective, we are both gratified and grateful for the honor.”

Teaching kids how to distinguish fake news from real news

UCLA Teacher Education Program Professor Jeff Share advises K-12 teachers on how to educate students in critical media literacy. He teaches critical media literacy courses at UCLA, where he trains current and future K-12 teachers in ways to show students how to deconstruct media, create their own alternative messages and separate fake news from facts.

Professor Megan Franke Elected to the National Academy of Education

UCLA Teacher Education Program Professor Megan Loef Franke was elected to the National Academy of Education in 2017, one of three in the University of California system. Dr. Franke studies how teachers make use of research-based information about the development of children’s mathematical thinking (Cognitively Guided Instruction) and how CGI supports student learning in mathematics.

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