Kathleen Edwards, a PhD student in the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations in the UNCG School of Education, discusses her experiences during her service-learning course at the Interactive Resource Center of Greensboro.
1). You currently are teaching a service-learning course entitled “The Institution of Education” (ELC-301) with the Interactive Resource Center (IRC) of Greensboro this semester – can you describe what students have experienced during this semester while working at the IRC? Have any memorable ‘a-ha’ moments stood out this semester for your students while working at the IRC?
Dr. Bree Jimenez (SES) and members of the UNCG Student Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) joined forces with a local women’s philanthropy group (Piedmont Pi Beta Phi) to host a party to celebrate literacy at the Boys and Girls Club of Greensboro on March 1st, in honor of Dr. Suess’s birthday!
APPril Fools’ Day App Fair – Monday, April 1
The FTLC Technological Tools for Teaching (T3) Learning Community will present the APPril Fools’ DayApp Fair on Monday, April 1 from 3:30pm – 5:00pm in McIver 140. Bring your iWhatever, Android device, or other smart object as participants learn from each other in sharing some useful teaching-relating apps. Participants will offer brief demos of their apps and learn about apps that enhance pedagogies. Click here to view flyer.
SOE Increases Overall Ranking in US News & World Report list of 2014 Best Graduate Schools
The US News rankings of the Best Schools in the US came out last week – UNCG’s School of Education is in a 7 way tie for 51st as the Best Education Graduate School in the US–up from 58th last year! The Counseling and Educational Development Department in SOE ranked 3rd in the Country in the Best Student Counseling Programs Category. UNCG’s Department of Library and Information Studies has moved up in the ranks to number #22, up from #29 (2009 ranking), of the U.S. master’s degree programs in library and information studies, accredited by the American Library Association. Click here to read the press release on these accomplishments.Congratulations to all of our faculty, staff, and students in SOE!
The ERM Department hosted its annual Faculty vs. Students Bowling Tournament on Sunday, March 3. (Photo by Ted Richardson)
The SOEB Front Lobby main entrance, (Stirling Street side) will be CLOSED on Tuesday, (3/12) from 8am-5pm due to necessary roof repairs.
New to Adventures of a Future Teacher Blog – My “Students” Have Names
In the latest installment of our Adventures of a Future Teacher blog on the SOE website homepage, Canesha discovers the importance of recognizing her students as individuals. Please feel free to send questions and words of encouragement to Canesha on the blog site as she goes through her student teaching!
Master of Library and Information Studies student
Library and Information Studies (LIS) student Mari Noguchi studies in Peru and learns about home.
Story by Heather Hans
LIS Student Mari Noguchi (MLIS, May 2013) took an unexpected turn in her coursework this summer when she considered how she could improve her Spanish language skills and her ability to work with the Latino community in Greensboro.
Nora Bird (LIS)
1). You recently presented a workshop on Community College Librarianship – could you please discuss the unique challenges community college librarians face in their daily activities? What are some resources/skills that are useful for community college librarians to have in order to successfully handle those challenges?
What is SOE News?
SOE News is a weekly news listing distributed to UNCG School of Education Faculty and Staff to alert everyone of upcoming events, announcements, faculty/staff/alumni celebrations, recent faculty presentations/publications, campus-wide information and other items of interest to the SOE community. SOE News is sent via email each week to SOE Faculty and Staff, plus is posted for easy reference on the SOE web page. It is intended to be your main source of information for the School of Education, without cluttering your inbox with numerous informational emails each week!
Adventures of a Future Teacher Blog on SOE Website
New to the SOE Website: Middle Grades Education Major Canesha Hewett will be blogging about her student teaching experience throughout her final semester at UNCG. Follow Canesha on her journey to becoming an educator by reading her blog here or on the SOE homepage. Please feel free to send her encouragement, and direct your students to her blog to ask her questions along the way.