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, […]

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.

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 […]

Mary Lynn Redmond Named Teacher of the Year

Dr. Mary Lynn Redmond

The Department of Education’s is pleased to announce that Dr. Mary Lynn Redmond was recently named Teacher of the Year, Higher Education, by the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC), at their recent meeting on October 3, 2014. Dr. Redmond is the Coordinator of Foreign Language Education within the Department of Education, and also […]

Welcome to New Faculty!

The Department of Education is pleased to announce three new faculty members joining the Department this year. Dr. Sarah Fick joins the faculty as the new Science content area specialist. Dr. Fick graduated from the University of Michigan and will teach Secondary and Elementary Science Methods. Dr. Emma Thacker joins the faculty as a Teacher-Scholar […]

STEM at Wake

The Department of Education co-sponsored the STEM at Wake program on April 9 and 10, 2014.  This program brought in local high school juniors and also high school seniors already accepted to Wake.  Students toured science, math, and computer science labs and were encouraged to pursue STEM studies and STEM careers.  Dr. Leah McCoy participated […]