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

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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 […]

Education Students Present at 2013 NCETA Conference

Students present at 2013 NCETA conference

English education students from WFU’s Department of Education presented at the annual conference of the North Carolina English Teachers Association (NCETA) on Friday, October 11th in Wilmington, NC.  Under the guidance of Dr. Alan Brown, the session was entitled “Teaching the Best Young Adult Fiction of 2012/2013” and featured Dr. Joan Mitchell as keynote speaker, […]

Outreach for Local School District

Dr. Mary Lynn Redmond and Tracy Stegman at GCS Right Start

Faculty, staff, students, and alumni from the Department of Education at Wake Forest University spent a morning with new teachers from Guilford County Schools on Tuesday, August 13th, in support of their annual GCS Right Start program held at the Laughlin Professional Development Center. The Department of Education members provided refreshments and engaged new teachers […]

Activist Teachers

Students, faculty and alumni protesting education legislation

Several students, faculty members and alumni from the Wake Forest Teacher Education Program participated in the Moral Monday for Education in Raleigh on July 29. Supporters were there to advocate for teachers and public schools in North Carolina and to oppose recent budget actions by the state legislature.  Major issues include funding vouchers for private […]

2013 Graduate Research Forum

Master’s students in Teacher Education presented their Action Research Projects at the Eighteenth Annual Research Forum on June 26.  Thirteen students presented action research projects which explored questions of teaching and learning.  The projects were based on data collected during their internships during the spring semester.  All the graduates are headed toward a high school […]

Student Teachers Featured in Pine Whispers at R.J. Reynolds High School

Wake Forest University student teachers at R.J. Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem were the topic of a recent article by the school’s student newspaper, Pine Whispers. Leah Haynes (foreign language), Audrey Hite (social studies), Tiffany Newsome (English), Caroline Fisher (English), and Sara Schubert (English) were featured in an article entitled “Student Teachers Switch up the […]

Sam Best and Kara Gaynor Receive Richter Scholarships

Combined photos of Kara Gaynor and Sam Best, 2013 Richter Scholarship recipients

Sam Best, sophomore and Secondary English Education minor, is traveling to China this summer to investigate the potential impacts of “the knowledge economy” on 21st century education. While in China, he will spend the majority of his time as a participant-observer at the Wake Forest Summer Academy in Nanjing. Sam will participate as a co-teacher, […]

Elizabeth Ammons, Julia Magee and Bonnie Walker Receive 2013 Memory Scholarship

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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 Education Department […]

English Education Students Present at National Conference

Dr. Alan Brown with students Tiffany Newsome and Michael Short at NCTE 2012.

  Two English education students from the Department of Education presented their work at a national conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, on the weekend of November 16, 2012.  Tiffany Newsome, an undergraduate English major, and Michael Short, a graduate student in English education, presented at the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of […]

Students Present at 2012 North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference

Mathematical Practice:  Procedures and Understandings North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics Greensboro, NC,   October 26, 2012 A collection of webquests utilizing real world applications that will enable the high school teacher and student to focus on procedural skill and conceptual understanding, while connecting reasoning and sense making with the mathematical content. Disaster Zone Allison […]