Young Adult Literature Conference

Posted on: August 1, 2014

Alan Brown

Dr. Alan Brown from the Department of Education served as a keynote speaker at the first annual LSU Young Adult Literature Conference & Seminar in Baton Rouge, LA, on June 5, 2014. The title of his talk was “YA Literature in Nontraditional Classroom Settings.” Dr. Brown also led a week-long workshop on the topic of […]

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Annual Research Forum

Posted on: June 30, 2014

English Cohort: Andrew Waszkowski, Erika Bunpermkoon, Kate Youngblood, Jordan Daniels, Matt Koval, Dr. Alan Brown

The19th Annual Research Forum was held on June 26.   Seventeen graduating master’s students presented their action research projects in a Three Minute Thesis format. Abstracts will also be published in a Proceedings on the ERIC database.  

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New Graduate Students Begin Program

Posted on: June 10, 2014

On June 2, twenty-one new graduate students began their master’s studies in Teacher Education. Students are from seven different states and they are studying secondary and K-12 education.

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Posted on: June 1, 2014


A two-week workshop on robotics was held at Parkland High School in May. Professors Geoff Price and Leah McCoy instructed mathematics students in programming Lego robots to perform geometric transformations.

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Commencement for Teacher Education

Posted on: May 20, 2014


A total of 28 Teacher Education Students received their bachelor’s degrees on May 19. These included 16 Elementary Education majors, 3 Secondary Education Licensure minors, and 9 Secondary Education Non-Licensure minors. At the Graduate School Ceremony, 17 students were hooded. They will receive their master’s degree in August.  

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STEM at Wake

Posted on: April 14, 2014

The Department of Education co-sponsored the STEM at Wake program on April 9 and 10, 2014.  This program brought in local high school juniors and also high school seniors already accepted to Wake.  Students toured science, math, and computer science labs and were encouraged to pursue STEM studies and STEM careers.  Dr. Leah McCoy participated […]

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Price Receives Dissertation Award

Posted on: April 14, 2014

Dr. Geoff Price with his advisor and dissertation chair at the University of Alabama.

Dr. Geoff Price, Visiting Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology, received the M. Ray Loree Most Outstanding Dissertation Award during an Honors Day ceremony on April 4, 2014 at The University of Alabama. Dr. Price’s dissertation, Determining the Impact of the Integrated Triadic Model on TPACK Development in Preservice Teachers, examined how learning experiences in a […]

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2014 Hall Award Winners

Posted on: April 9, 2014

The Department of Education’s 2014 Jerry A. Hall Award recipients are Jatnna Acosta (Elementary Education), Troi Hicks (Secondary Social Studies) and Kathryn Norcross (Secondary Math). The awards are given each year for excellence in student teaching. The presentation will be at the College Honors and Awards Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 18th at […]

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Morgan O’Leary, Kelsey Rector, and Alec Wasilewski Receive the 2014 Memory Scholarship

Posted on: March 27, 2014

Professor Jasper L. Memory, Jr., served Wake Forest University from 1929 until 1971, completing his career as Chairman of the Department of Education.   To honor Professor Memory and to further the cause of education, his family and friends created a scholarship fund. Scholarships are awarded each year to Junior students in the Department of […]

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“A Model Education”

Posted on: March 25, 2014

From a recent article in Wake Forest Magazine: Cecilia Silva (’74) builds bilingual school in Argentina based on Wake Forest A coastal city in Argentina may seem an unlikely place for a private school modeled on Wake Forest. But Cecilia Rapela Silva (’74) has built a thriving school in her native country based on what […]

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