Award Winning Educator Visits Wake Forest

Kim Bearden, co-founder of the renown Ron Clark Academy and best selling author, will be visiting Wake Forest on April 22nd at 6:00PM.

WFU Elementary Education Seniors Travel to the Ron Clark Academy

Elementary Education students visiting the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta

Where do you go when you want to see Disney World, Harry Potter, and amazing students, all in a school? For the Wake Forest Class of 2015 Elementary Education majors, it was traveling to the renown Ron Clark Academy (RCA) in Atlanta.

2015 Emerging Teacher Leaders Network Conference Supports Novice Teachers

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The Wake Forest University Department of Education hosted its 12th annual Emerging Teacher Leaders Network conference on January 16-17, 2015. Teacher education graduates in their first three years of teaching returned to Wake Forest to celebrate their accomplishments, visit with peers and instructors, and consider new ideas to support their classroom teaching and school leadership.

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 […]

Dr. Mary Lynn Redmond presides over the 2014 ACTFL conference

Upper Left: Robbie Richwine, Leslie Baldwin, Greg Williams Lower Left: Kristin Davin, Katie Jolly with keynote speaker Annie Griffiths Right: Mary Lynn Redmond, Carey Gates

Mary Lynn Redmond is ACTFL 2014 president.  Featured here are alumni who attended the 2014 conference in San Antonio.                  

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, […]

WFU in Top Ten Nationally for Highest Paid Education Graduates

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USA Today recently ranked Wake Forest University in the top ten nationally for the highest paid Education graduates. According to the article: “The average starting salary for an education graduate from Wake Forest is $41,000, while the average mid-career salary is $69,000.” In addition to the favorable salary range of its graduates, the article also […]

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 […]

Mary Lynn Redmond Presents Keynote at Regional Foreign Language Conferene

Mary Lynn Redmond presented a keynote address entitled “Linking Standards and Proficiency to Your Classroom” at the bi-state conference of the Washington Association for Language Teaching and Oregon Association of Foreign Language Teachers on October 11, 2014 in Vancouver, WA.