Wake Forest University offers several summer courses which may be of interest to local K-12 teachers. Please download the PDF of WFU Summer courses for teachers for more details.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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. […]