Students, educators and “It Takes a Village” Project stakeholders from three universities meet to discuss ways to improve literacy for struggling readers.
A $1,000 check was presented Dec. 3, 2013, to leaders of Elon University's college access and success program.
Amy Heaton, Sarah Woidill and Anna Lewis have been selected to participate in Elon's Noyce Scholars Program, which comes with a $21,900 scholarship for each of their final two years at the university.
Jeff Carpenter, assistant professor of education, has co-authored an article titled "Preparing Students to Take Responsibility for Learning: The Role of Non-Curricular Learning Strategies"
Seven faculty members will take part in a program that will allow them to incorporate or enhance a focus on sustainable principles and practices in their courses.
Wesley Rose is using the Lumen Prize, Elon University’s top award for undergraduate research and creative achievement, to explain how a famous 19th century composer used mortality and superstition to shape the evolution of classical piano performances.
Leigh Iler '14, a teaching fellow and Lumen Prize recipient, received the Outstanding Mathematics Education Award for the Central Region of North Carolina at the annual N.C. Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference on Friday, Nov. 1.
Five Elon students in a "Children's Literature" course taught by Erin Hone read books to two dozen children from the greater Alamance County community.
A childhood literacy initiative at Elon University will add a summer reading camp to its list of programs for boys and girls in the local community who encounter trouble learning to read.
Seven English (Teacher Licensure) majors attended the NC English Teachers Association conference in Wilmington, N.C., on Oct. 11 to learn new approaches to the classroom and join others in the local professional community.
The entry deadline is Dec. 13, 2013, for a student competition focused on human rights that will award cash prizes totaling $3,600. Categories include: research papers, journalism, electronic media, creative writing, photos, and world languages
Judy Esposito, Human Service Studies, and Resa Walch, Health and Human Performance, present at the International Society of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference.
The School of Education held its fall semester Teacher Education Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 1.
The assistant professor in the School of Education has been selected by Phi Delta Kappa International as a part of its 2013-2014 cohort of Emerging Leaders.
Liz Bailey in the Department of Health and Human Performance, joined by two students studying to be physical education teachers, have teamed this year with a Burlington elementary school as part of a national initiative led by First Lady Michelle Obama.
President Leo M. Lambert and Sam Mason '10 teamed up to spur Washington 3rd graders to dream big about their futures.
The 13 teaches from Asia and South America have started their studies to earn teacher licensure, which will ultimately lead them to apply to the university's Master of Education program.
A group of seniors in Professor Marna Winter’s "Principles of Learning and Teaching Language Arts and Social Studies" methods course is restoring the pre-civil war one room schoolhouse in collaboration with Siler Rothrock.
Ashley Meerbergen and Associate Professor Angela Owusu-Ansah led the group as part of a 10-day visit to provide medical relief to villagers while learning about local cultures.
An annual ceremony in front of West residence hall offered top Elon University administrators, faculty members and student leaders an opportunity to impart words of wisdom to freshmen starting their collegiate studies.
Recent university graduates are headed out this fall to teach students who attend school in underserved or high-need regions of the country.
The popular children's author dedicated her life to early childhood education and literacy.
Elon President Leo M. Lambert bestowed the university’s highest honor Monday morning on professors emeriti Jim Pace and Judith Howard, and Susan Klopman, Elon’s vice president emerita of admissions and financial planning.
Jim Hunt, a nationally recognized leader in promoting public education, instructed new graduates from Elon's Master of Education program to be forceful voices in advocating for their schools and students.
Fifty-three first-year Doctor of Physical Therapy students joined 20 elementary children on July 15 and July 18 for fun and physical activity as part of Elon’s Summer Learning and Enrichment Academy.
Allyson “Ally” Golightly ’13 and Kelly Zug ’12 will begin their teaching careers in South Korea and Bulgaria, respectively, as recipients of Fulbright program English Teaching Assistantships.
Students wrapping up their master's program in education held a Graduate Impact Celebration on July 26.
The assistant professor of education gave two presentations at the 27th Annual High Schools that Work Conference in Charlotte, NC on July 18th and 19th.
The fifth grade teacher at Swansboro (N.C.) Middle School was chosen as the top among 36 of her peers.
Alamance County students taking part in the university’s college access and success program on Friday shared personal reflections before attending a ceremony that closed out a summer residential experience.
High school scholars in the university's college access and success program receive a hands-on lesson on the history and complexity of wheat cultivation.
High school students in the university’s college access and success program met Thursday with current Elon students taking part in the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience.
A partnership through the university’s college access and success program has allowed high school scholars from the Indian state of Kerala to take part in a month-long international exchange.
Local high school students in the university’s college access and success program moved to campus over the weekend for a month of classes and activities that will help them pursue dreams of a college degree.
The associate professor of education received the 2013 Periclean Award for Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility for her work to improve the literacy skills of children struggling with reading.
Marty Erskine G’11 is the AIG Specialist for Lawsonville Elementary and Sandy Ridge Elementary schools in Stokes County, N.C and was recently named Teacher of the Year.
The one-hour school receptions allowed students to introduce parents to faculty mentors, laugh with friends and share their plans for life after tomorrow’s Commencement ceremony.
When Staci, Kristi and Suzanne Scott receive their degrees on May 25, they will be the first triplets to ever graduate from Elon University in the same class year.
Lauren Johnson and Sarah Neuhauser will each receive $21,900 annual scholarships for their junior and senior years as they also work toward teacher licensure.
Alamance County high school seniors taking part in Elon University’s college access and success program were recognized Thursday for their achievements.
An annual banquet held May 3 celebrated the achievements of students and faculty, as well as the accomplishments of a distinguished alumna.
Alpha Phi Omega's annual College Coffee fundraiser for the American Cancer Society gives students stress relief with the approach of final exams.
The program at the Barnes & Noble on Williamson Avenue brought cheer on an unseasonable chilly and overcast day.
A conversation between students, faculty, experts & the community explored how various factors - mental health, the economy and the media, to name a few - contribute to harm from firearms.
Local children who receive help learning to read from Elon University students were part of a Sunday musical performance in Whitley Auditorium.
In her new position, Jean Rattigan-Rohr will focus her efforts on Elon's college access and success programs.
The special education/elementary education major worked this year with two children with autism to help develop math skills using an innovative approach.
The Spring Undergraduate Research Forum at Elon marks its 20th anniversary this month as young scholars and their mentors share new findings across a range of disciplines.
The two School of Education faculty members will present at the Annual conference of the American Educational Research Association on April 28 in San Francisco, Calif.
This study examined pre-school teachers' beliefs regarding the importance of social-emotional competence and teachers' practices that support children's competence.
A roundup of the most recent news from the Department of Health and Human Performance.
The first meeting of the School of Education’s National Advisory Board was held on March 14-15.
The generosity of a donor who wishes to remain anonymous will help the program as it serves a growing number of children in need of reading assistance.
The article, published in the Journal of Science Teacher Education, focuses on teachers' actions during read aloud events in elementary science lessons. The research was supported by the Hultquist Award through Elon's Faculty Research and Development committee.
The assistant professor of education spoke twice in March to audiences in North and South Carolina.
The session focused on college students who are hired to work with the university's college access and success program.
The grant will help build a strong, sustainable faculty learning community related to contemplative pedagogy at Elon.
A new office and gathering space across the street from May Memorial Library will help the university continue building community programs.