Category Archives: Wisdom

Spread the Word: UK Education Policy Studies and Evaluation is hiring faculty!

Join us! The University of Kentucky College of Education is hiring two Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation faculty this year. We are hiring Assistant or Associate Professor in Educational Policy Studies and Assistant Professor in Research Methods in Education Assistant or Associate Professor in Educational Policy Studies FE02142 8G060:Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation The Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation in the

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Please help us purchase a “wondrous” book for children

A project to enrich learning at two local schools has launched on Big Blue Crowdfunding. It will help the University of Kentucky College of Education’s efforts to support students at Fayette County’s two Promise Academies, Harrison Elementary and William Wells Brown Elementary. The Fayette county district is taking extra steps to ensure every student’s success within the Promise Academies. UK College

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Take a walk with me

It’s a great day to take a walk with me! Watch and get to know what’s ahead for deaning in a community-engaged, community-relevant fashion. Read more here: http://uknow.uky.edu/campus-news/campus-walk-meet-new-dean-uks-college-education Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this discussion with others. Check out and follow my YouTube channel here. Twitter: @ProfessorJVH Click here for Vitae.    

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Deaning and the Education Profession

Was honored to join News Talk 590 WVLK today. I talked with Scott about everything from diversity and inclusiveness to research and the politicization of teachers and the future of the profession. Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this discussion with others. Check out and follow my YouTube channel here. Twitter: @ProfessorJVH Click here for Vitae.

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Spending an Hour Interviewing Trevor Noah

Enjoyed spending an hour interviewing Trevor Noah yesterday at the University of Kentucky’s historic Memorial Coliseum. The conversation focused on race and equality. Here are the questions that I asked: Many are familiar with your life story told in “Born a Crime,” growing up mixed-race in Apartheid South Africa. Are there particular lessons from your experiences that you think would translate

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The answers for schools aren’t just in Finland or Singapore.

I spent some time talking with Linda Blackford, the local column writer for the Lexington Herald Leader. She wrote a piece based on our conversation entitled The answers for Kentucky schools aren’t in Finland or Singapore. ‘You just have to go to Beaumont.’ Last year, University of Kentucky professor Wayne Lewis took an unpaid leave of absence from the College

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Roundup: Literacies for ALL from Columbia, SC #wlu19 @ncte_wlu

Enjoyed giving two keynotes for the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Whole Language Umbrella (WLU) Summer Institute this past week in Columbia, South Carolina! The titles of my keynotes for the preconference workshop and opening session were “Past, Present, and Future: Will US democracy thrive without community-based education?” and “Embracing Diversity: 5 ways to advocate for meaningful inquiry and

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