English Education Graduate Students Present at NCTE 2014

WFU English Department faculty, current students and alumni at NCTE conference supper.

Six English education graduate students—Robby Ciarrocca, Quentin Collie, Rachel Koval, Stephen Langford, Julia Means, and Lindsay Schneider—and two English department graduate students—Bailey Pittenger and Laure Parkinson—presented their multigenre inquiry projects at the annual convention of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) on November 22 in National Harbor, Maryland. Current professors and instructors, including […]

Students Present at 2014 NC Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting

Students attending and presenting at the 2014 NCCTM meeting.

Mathematics education students and faculty presented at the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) Annual Meeting in Greensboro on October 30, 2014. The presentation was entitled “Big Connections in Good Problems.” It included problems about baseball, sprinkler systems, social media, and CSI math. Participants included Austin Love, Reema Doany, Thomas Flood, Kalyn Wyckoff, […]

Cross-Department Collaboration Helps Pre-Service Teachers Bring Shakespeare to Life

English Education students engage in activities to help them learn to engage their students more fully in Shakespeare.

For the third consecutive year, Dr. Alan Brown collaborated with Theatre professors Dr. Woody Hood, Dr. Brook Davis, and Ms. Leah Roy to help English education pre-service teachers consider active, learner-centered methods for engaging high school students in drama and, specifically, the works of William Shakespeare. The first workshop, led by Woody Hood, took place […]

Study Abroad Opportunity – New Zealand Summer 2015

Interested in Engaging in a Meaningful Experience “Down Under” Summer 2015? Join your friends and colleagues on an exploration of education, art, culture, and the well-balanced lifestyle of New Zealand. The trip will run from May 20 to June 19 and begin with a two-week stay in the Auckland area. Participants will explore Auckland on […]

Students and Faculty Present at 2014 NCETA Conference

Students and faculty at 2014 NCETA Conference

Dr. Alan Brown, Dr. Joan Mitchell, and undergraduate and graduate English education students from the WFU Department of Education presented on Friday, October 10, at the annual conference of the North Carolina English Teachers’ Association (NCETA). Dr. Brown organized a roundtable session entitled “Exploring Diversity, Difference, and Social Justice through Multicultural American Literature.” During the […]

Annual Research Forum

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.   http://college.wfu.edu/education/graduate-program/graduate-student-research/  

New Graduate Students Begin Program

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.

Commencement for Teacher Education

commencement

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.   http://commencement.news.wfu.edu/c2014/  

2014 Hall Award Winners

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 […]

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

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 […]