Articles by Jennifer Strange
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Renewed partnership with New Zealand extends study abroad offerings for Elon education students
March 7, 2023
This spring, more than 20 Teaching Fellows and one education major departed for New Zealand in February to restart this unique program.
Joe Ferrell ’96 sworn in as superintendent of Richmond County Schools
February 15, 2023
Ferrell was sworn in as superintendent of Richmond County Schools, North Carolina on Feb. 13.
Lisa Buchanan co-presents on the 1898 Wilmington Massacre
February 13, 2023
Buchanan co-presented an interdisciplinary session that explores teaching racial violence in grades 4-12 using primary and secondary sources about the Wilmington Race Massacre and grounded in Muhammad’s historically responsive literacy and King’s Black historical consciousness framework at the SOURCES Conference on Jan. 21.
Education Teaching Fellow presents research at International Conference on Education
January 25, 2023
Kayla Mead '23, elementary education major and Teaching Fellow, and Katie Baker, assistant professor of education, presented at the International Academic Forum’s International Conference on Education in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Education students present research at the Library of Congress Sources Conference
January 23, 2023
In their session at the Library of Congress Sources Conference, Leveraging Historical Sources and Sites in Place based Education, Meghan Malone '24 and Sam Martin '24 bridged their course-embedded research to a second experiential learning opportunity.
Education faculty, staff and students participate in a MLK Day of Service at North Graham Elementary School
January 23, 2023
Thirty-five faculty, staff and students in the Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education participated in a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service at North Graham Elementary School.
Marna Winter, Allison Bryan co-author article on the power of names
January 4, 2023
Winter and Bryan co-authored an article, "The Power of a Name," recently published in the Fringes Journal, that shares how to build community with students and families in today's K-12 classrooms.
Students and faculty present research at the NC Council of Teachers of Mathematics annual conference
December 6, 2022
Kayla Mead '23 and Madison Trent '23 presented “Learning to Teach Mathematics as Undergraduate Researchers,” sharing their findings from their multi-year research projects at the NC Council of Teachers of Mathematics annual conference. Erin Hone, senior lecturer in education presented, "Fluency versus Automaticity: Building True Procedural Fluency."
Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education among 55 educator prep programs recognized for national excellence
December 1, 2022
Elon's Teacher Education Program has earned national accreditation by demonstrating excellence in the areas of content and pedagogy, clinical partnerships and practice, candidate recruitment, progression and support, program impact and quality assurance and continuous improvement from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
Students and faculty attend association for Experiential Education International Conference
November 23, 2022
12 students and two faculty in the Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education attended the 50th Annual Association for Experiential Education (AEE) International Conference in Black Mountain, North Carolina in November.