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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.
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.
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.
Collegiate Start@Elon graduate Nidhi Khiantani co-authors article for elementary teachers with Lisa Buchanan
November 9, 2022
Nidhi Khiantani, a Collegiate Start@Elon graduate, has coauthored an article for elementary teachers with Lisa Buchanan, associate professor of education in the Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education which discusses how teachers in grades 4-6 can use the novel, "Front Desk" as part of a larger study of power, identity and racism and the experiences of Chinese Americans in the United States.
November 8, 2022
Marna Winter, senior lecturer and chair for the Department of Education and Wellness, co-published an article with Kristen O'Neill '19 in the Reading and Writing Quarterly journal. Their article explores the prevalence and usage of Hi-Lo texts in today's classrooms.
October 24, 2022
Lisa Buchanan co-authored article for the 'Social Studies and the Young Learner' journal on teaching topics of war to elementary aged children.
September 27, 2022
Kim, an elementary education alumna, was recognized as a top 10 finalist for the 2021-22 North Carolina Student Teacher of the Year at the North Carolina Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Fall Forum.
August 25, 2022
Lisa Buchanan, associate professor of education in the Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education, coauthored a study of preservice teachers' analytic skills in "The Journal of Social Studies Research."