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Education students host event at Gibsonville Elementary

May 4, 2010

Elon elementary education majors Corrine Holder and Kaitlin Perry organized and coordinated a visit from an award-winning children’s book author at Gibsonville Elementary School. Holder and Perry are currently completing an internship in a second grade classroom under the supervision of Terry Tomasek, an assistant professor of education.

Teacher Candidate Induction Ceremony

May 4, 2010

Thirty-eight new teacher candidates were inducted into the Teacher Education Program on Wednesday, April 28. Current student teachers Liz Seckerson and Becky Fogle provided inspiring words to both welcome and challenge the newest cohort of prospective teachers as they begin the transition from student to teacher. Jared Williams, a 2009 Elon M.Ed. graduate and Rockingham County Teacher of the Year, offered insight into the transition from teacher to teacher leader.

Imagining the Internet survey: Experts divided on the evolution and impact of Berners-Lee’s Semantic Web

May 4, 2010

Elon's Imagining the Internet Center, in partnership with the Pew Internet and American Life Project have issued a new report dealing with the future of the semantic Web. Technology experts who participated in a recent survey believe online information will continue to be organized and made accessible in smarter and more useful ways in coming years. There is stark dispute about whether the improvements will match the visionary ideals of those who are working to build the semantic Web.