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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
The 2013 annual conference of the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina was held in Winston-Salem, October 11-12. Ten alumni of WFU were presenters: Ellen Bailey (1995), Erin Bolden West (1998), Leslie Baldwin (1999), Krishauna Hines-Gaither (2003), Laura Levi Alstaedter (2005), Amy Talley (2006), Ashley Velazquez (2008), Greg Williams (2009), Maggie Pursley (2010), Sophie Bauers […]
A new book by Mary Lynn Redmond, Professor and Coordinator of Foreign Language Education, Action Research in the World Language Classroom has just been published by Information Age Publishing. Read more about the book at the Information Age Publishing site.
Dr. Alan Brown, assistant professor of English education in the Department of Education, recently published an editorial in the Greensboro News & Record on the importance of advanced degrees for teachers in light of recent policy decisions by state legislators. Read the entire editorial at the Greensboro News and Record website.