Rebecca Koza, Nancy Davidson, Nick Corak, Julianna Sehy, Dino Mangano and Brian Wood Receive 2013 BTPDSF Grants

The purpose of the Beginning Teacher Professional Development Support Fund (BTPDSF) is to provide professional development grants to first year teachers who completed the Teacher Education Program at Wake Forest University. This year’s award recipients were: Rebecca Koza, Nancy Davidson, Nick Corak, Julianna Sehy, Dino Mangano, and Brian Wood.

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 […]

Faculty and Recent Alumni Present at 2012 Foreign Language Association of North Carolina Conference

Kelsey Paul Walters, Mary Lynn Redmond and Rachel Will at the 2012 FLANC conference in Winston Salem.

Kelsey Paul Walters (’12) and Rachel Will (’11) co-presented with Dr. Mary Lynn Redmond at the 2012 Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC) conference on Saturday October 13th in Winston Salem. Their presentation was on action research in the world languages classroom. Kelsey teaches at Hanes Middle School, and Rachel teaches at Summit School, […]

Students Present at NC English Teachers Association Conference

Students and faculty at the 2012 NCETA conference

On Friday, September 28th, secondary English education undergraduate and graduate students from the Department of Education presented at a featured session entitled “Teaching the Best Young Adult Fiction of 2011/2012” at the annual conference of the North Carolina English Teachers’ Association (NCETA) in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Under the guidance of Dr. Alan Brown, students presented […]

Aaron Willey Awarded Endeavor Fellowship with NASA

As featured in the WFU News Service story linked below, Aaron Willey was one of 51 teachers awarded an Endeavor Fellowship with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Aaron earned her Master’s degree in Education from the WFU Department of Education in May 2012. Congratulations Aaron! Full article from the Wake Forest University News Service

Recent Alum Receives AATF Summer Scholarship to Quebec

Jessica Krantz, winner of a 2012 AATF Summer Scholarship

Jessica Krantz (MAEd  2010) was selected to receive a 2012 AATF (American Association for Teachers of French) Summer Scholarship to Quebec, to study at Université Laval in Quebec city July 2-20, 2012. The summer program will offer workshops on the instruction of French and the history, literature, and culture of Quebec. She is very excited about […]

Emerging Teacher Leaders Network Conference Helps Recent Alumni in Their First Two Years of Teaching

The Department of Education is proud to host the 2012 Emerging Teacher Leaders Network (ETLN) Conference starting today, and continuing tomorrow. The ETLN is designed as a way for recent alumni to reconnect with the faculty of the Department and other recent alumni, to share what they’ve learned, and bolster their professional development with seminars  […]

Kristin Bennett Helps Design Digital Biology Textbook

Thanks to the collaboration of Assistant Professor Kristin Redington Bennett, Associate Professor of Physics Jed Macosko, Senior Lecturer in Biology Dan Johnson (Principal Investigator on the project), and a digital learning company, Odigia, there is now a new option for students in introductory Biology classes, in the form of an interactive, electronic textbook called BioBook. […]

Science Education Students Present at NC Science Teachers Association

Seven Wake Forest University Secondary Education students presented at the 42nd Annual North Carolina Science Teachers Association Professional Development Institute on November 10-11, 2011 at the Koury Convention Center, Greensboro, NC. Nick Corak, Carson Dobrin, Joe Hester, Bryan Reagan, Aaron Willey, Andrew Wilson, and Brian Wood presented materials for teaching various science concepts, and created a […]