Team Social Studies Creates Interactive Museum Exhibit

Innovative Exhibits Provide Insights Into Museum Curating, Weather’s Impact on WWII by: Cindy Wolfe Boynton MAY 2014 1,861 VIEWS NO COMMENT Neag School of Education history education faculty and students are responsible for two innovative exhibits currently on display in two parts of the state: “Behind the Scenes: Museum Footnotes” at the Fairfield Museum and History Center and […]

Neag and History Professors Collaborate on “Teaching History with Museums” Book

by: Lauren Cardarelli March 2012 3,962 views Museums provide students with opportunities and resources not available in the classroom. Through the physical participation of seeing, feeling, touching and overall experiencing the past, field trips to these sites and their corresponding lesson plans are crucial for successful learning in youth. UConn’s Alan Marcus, Ph.D., associate professor […]

Study Abroad in the News

  Neag Professor Leads European Embarkment on World War II Studies   by: Lauren Cardarelli   September 2011 3,412 views No Comments   Neag Students Show their excitement to be in Paris. Photo credit: Alan Marcus This past May, Neag School of Education faculty member, Alan Marcus, paid tribute to the school’s mission of embracing […]

Teaching 9/11

Teaching The Meaning Of 9/11 In Classrooms, Students Learn Not Only What Happened, But Also Why By KATHLEEN MEGAN, kathy.megan@courant.comThe Hartford Courant4:57 p.m. EDT, September 10, 2011 Crafting lessons about the 9/11 attacks has evolved over the years from the days of dealing with shock and horror to understanding the day as a historic turning […]