Growing Teachers Around the World Through IGNITE
UNC Greensboro’s Innovation to Grow, Nurture, and Inspire Teachers of English-learners (IGNITE) trains Spartans to be at the forefront of Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL). The IGNITE program began in 2022 and offers six different programs for learners on different career paths, including a fully-funded opportunity through the UNCG TESOL master of arts in teaching (MAT) program.
School of Education Students Claim Awards at Annual Graduate Research and Creativity Showcase
Three School of Education students walked away with honors at the completion of the annual Graduate Research and Creativity Showcase held by the UNC Greensboro Graduate School on Tuesday, April 4. Earning recognition were Chibor Chibor (Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education), Paula Hernandez (Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations), and Natasha Monteith (Department of Educational Research Methodology).
New Academic Support Hub to Provide Services to SOE Students
Undergraduate students in the UNC Greensboro School of Education can now take advantage of new support services thanks to the launch of the SOE Academic Support Hub. The center is the combined work of the SOE Office of Student Success, Michel Family Teaching Resources Center, Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education, Department of Specialized Education Services, and Department of Library and Information Science.
Critical Thinking in Classrooms
The din of adolescent chatter fills Sarah Born’s fourth grade classroom as small groups discuss which laws there should be for a hypothetical new colony on Mars. They excitedly debate what should be this new society’s norm and what’s reasonable to expect of its citizens. This small group discussion is the first step in one of Born’s critical thinking exercises for her students.
UNCG Ranked as a Top School for Online Master’s in Education
The University of North Carolina Greensboro School of Education has been recognized as one of the top-50 schools for most affordable online learning at the master’s level by OnlineMastersDegrees.org (OMD). UNCG’s education programs earned top honors for overall quality, affordability, and commitment to student success.