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Community Policing, Addressing Bias & the Power of Conversation

Although not often enough, I am reminded that being hopeful is a good thing. It allows me to clarify purpose and endure moments of being lost. Two weeks ago, in the wake of the tragic shootings in […] MORE +

Message from Dean Jean K. Quam

We are driven by a sustained belief in the value of each child and adult, with unique talents and challenges. We aim to apply our knowledge for public, practical use to impact and improve lives. Learn more about Dean Quam […] MORE +

Teaching Hmong Culture and Culturally Relevant Education

It’s important to understand Hmong culture to make education culturally relevant. Immigrant and second-generation Americans experience our educational system differently than other […] MORE +

Supporting Gender-Variant & Transgender Youth

Humans naturally display a variety of expressions of masculinity and femininity that may or may not be consistent with the sex they were assigned at birth. For some, gender variance extends […] MORE +

9 Research-Based Ideas to Help Close the Achievement Gap

Closing the achievement gap is a priority for University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler and for the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD). There are no easy answers, but we are seeing that small […] MORE +

Reading Comprehension: How Stories Help Students Learn New Information

Reading comprehension for young students has always been a primary focus for a number of researchers here at the College of Education and Human Development. In the Text […] MORE +

Improving Lives

CEHD is a leader in advancing our knowledge of how children develop and learn, how we interact with our families and community, and how we can maximize human potential. MORE +

Mom Enough Child Development Podcast

This internet-based radio show is produced by mother/daughter alums and features faculty from the Institute of Child Development. MORE +