Dr. Ann Robinson.

UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives nearly $2.5 million STEM grant

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received nearly $2.5 million to develop and implement a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program that identifies and serves academically promising second- and third-grade students in Arkansas.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives nearly $2.5 million STEM grant”

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UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives $55k grant to provide workshops for Arkansas teachers

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $55,241 grant from the Arkansas Department of Education to provide workshops and training to candidates seeking National Board Teacher Certification.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives $55k grant to provide workshops for Arkansas teachers”

Dr. Bronwyn MacFarlane

Gifted education, STEM equals winning combination for UA Little Rock teacher

As a gifted education professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with more than a decade of experience, Dr. Bronwyn MacFarlane is always looking for ways to share the gift of education.  Continue reading “Gifted education, STEM equals winning combination for UA Little Rock teacher”

Children react as teacher April Blackburn combines baking soda with Coke

Registration open for gifted and talented youth summer SLUFY program

The Summer Laureate University for Youth (SLUFY) program is accepting applications for this year’s educational event for high-ability students in kindergarten through eighth grade.  Continue reading “Registration open for gifted and talented youth summer SLUFY program”

Students perform a musical number at “MT Stage: The Hamilton Experience” summer enrichment program.

Grant brings beloved musical theatre program to life

After a 15-year absence, a beloved musical theatre enrichment program returned to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, thanks to a grant from the Arkansas Department of Education.  Continue reading “Grant brings beloved musical theatre program to life”

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UA Little Rock to host ‘Hamilton’-inspired student showcase

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a student showcase featuring music inspired by the breakout Broadway hit, “Hamilton,” on Friday, June 30.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host ‘Hamilton’-inspired student showcase”

The UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education and the Little Rock School District are teaming up to provide the teachers training though the UA Little Rock School of Education’s gifted and talented licensure program. Pictured, left to right, back row: Terese Oliver and Holly Wolfe; Front row: Jennifer Thomas, Dr. Christine Deitz, Dr. Ann Robinson, and Darryl Powell.

Collaboration to provide gifted and talented training for Pulaski Heights Middle School teachers

Teachers from Pulaski Heights Middle School are going back to school at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to learn how to more effectively teach gifted and talented middle school students in mathematics and literacy.  Continue reading “Collaboration to provide gifted and talented training for Pulaski Heights Middle School teachers”

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UA Little Rock to host “Hamilton”-inspired musical theatre program

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University for Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a musical theatre program inspired by the breakout Broadway hit “Hamilton.”  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host “Hamilton”-inspired musical theatre program”