After School Program Uses Sports To Help High School Students Build Essential Literacy Skills

Posted on: March 18, 2014

A recent article by the WFU News Center highlights a weekly after-school sports literacy program led by Dr. Alan Brown, Assistant Professor of English Education, and Jordan Daniels, a graduate student in English education. This program takes place at Southwest Guilford High School in High Point, North Carolina, and utilizes sports-related young adult literature to […]

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Alumnus Leslie Baldwin Named One of Triad’s Top 40 Leaders Under Forty

Posted on: February 25, 2014

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Alumnus of the Department of Education Leslie Baldwin was named as one of the The Business Journal’s Top 40 Leaders Under Forty for 2014. Leslie is the Foriegn Language Program Specialist for Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools and has done a lot for the Department of Education at Wake Forest University since she graduated.  She is […]

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Department of Education Launches New Minor at Careers in Education Symposium

Posted on: February 18, 2014

The Department of Education is pleased to invite you to the launch of their new minor in “Schools, Education, and Society” at the Careers in Education Symposium on Wednesday, February 26th, from 4-5:30 in Tribble Hall, room B216. Join us and learn how this program can provide a pathway to various careers in the field […]

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Alumni Receive Professional Development Support Funds for 2014

Posted on: February 11, 2014

The Beginning Teacher Professional Development Support Fund provides professional development grants to first year teachers who completed the Teacher Education Program at Wake Forest University.  Funds assist with Books, Conferences, Field Trips, Speakers, Teaching Supplies, Technology, Webinars and Workshops.   This year’s award recipients were: Natalie Hartmann (Elementary Education), Meagan Hoglund (Elementary Education), Caitlin Boone (Secondary […]

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Alumni Return to Campus for ETLN 2014 Conference

Posted on: January 30, 2014

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The Department of Education hosted its 11th annual Emerging Teacher Leaders Network (ETLN) conference on January 17th/18th on the campus of Wake Forest University. Each year, the ETLN conference invites graduates—first, second, and third year teachers—back to Wake Forest to celebrate their accomplishments, visit with peers and instructors, and consider new ideas for supporting classroom […]

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English Students Present at 2013 NCTE Conference

Posted on: January 2, 2014

Three English education graduate students from the Department of Education presented at the 2013 annual convention of the National Council of Teachers of English on the weekend of November 22nd in Boston, Massachusetts. Under the guidance of Dr. Alan Brown and Dr. Joan Mitchell, these graduate students—Jordan Daniels, Erika Bunpermkoon, and Matt Koval—presented to rave reviews alongside pre-service teachers from fourteen universities across the country in a session entitled The Future is Now: Exploring 21st Century Teaching Ideas with the Next Generation of English Teachers. Jordan, Erika, and Matt led the following roundtables: Jordan Daniels - "Et tu, Brute?": The Real World Costs of Betrayal in Literature Erika Bunpermkoon - Discerning Children in War, and the War within Children Matt Koval - “A Place to Which to Flee”: Adolescents’ Pathways of Escape in Literature A fourth graduate student, Kate Youngblood, was unable to attend the conference but had her work presented by Dr. Alan Brown. Kate’s title was Discovering the Secrets of the You-niverse: Navigating Adolescent Identity through the World of Literature. Additionally, Jordan Daniels presented in a separate session entitled The Intersection of Literacy, Sport, Culture, and Society alongside Dr. Joan Mitchell. The title of this session was Write Like This: Sports as a Vehicle for Real-World Writing. Several recent graduates also presented at NCTE. These alumni included Caroline Fisher, Beau Burns, Michael Short, and Tiffany Newsome.

Three English education graduate students from the Department of Education presented at the 2013 annual convention of the National Council of Teachers of English on the weekend of November 22nd in Boston, Massachusetts. Under the guidance of Dr. Alan Brown and Dr. Joan Mitchell, these graduate students—Jordan Daniels, Erika Bunpermkoon, and Matt Koval—presented to rave […]

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English Education Program Annual Reunion Held at NCTE Convention

Posted on: January 2, 2014

Members of the WFU Department of Education English program reunite with colleagues at the annual NCTE meeting in Boston.

The Wake Forest University English education program held its yearly reunion as part of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) annual convention on Saturday, November 23rd in Boston, MA at Zocalo Back Bay Mexican Bistro.  Many current and former Wake Forest students gathered with Dr. Alan Brown, Dr. Joe Milner, and Dr. Joan […]

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Mary Lynn Redmond Elected President of ACTFL

Posted on: December 3, 2013

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Mary Lynn Redmond, Director of Foreign Language Education in the Department of Education, has been elected president of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. See Wake Forest News article.

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Students and Faculty Present at 2013 NC Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting

Posted on: October 29, 2013

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Mathematics education students and faculty present at the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) Annual Meeting in Greensboro on October 31, 2013. The presentation describes the use of Web 2.0 tools in planning lessons to meet the goals of the Common Core State Standards. Participants include Kristen McGahan, Kathryn Norcross, Nicholas Stewart, Allison […]

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Dr. Scott Baker Receives Praise on #WFUTaughtMe Website

Posted on: October 23, 2013

U.S. News and World Report magazine recently ranked Wake Forest University 11th in the country in its ratings of higher-ed institutions in terms of teaching quality. To celebrate this high ranking, the university has embarked on a “hashtag campaign” in which alumni are encouraged to post via Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or through the wfutaughtme.weebly.com website […]

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