Students and Faculty Present at 2011 NC Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting in Greensboro

Mathematics Education Students at NCCTM 2011

Mathematics education students and faculty presented at the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics(NCCTM) Annual Meeting in Greensboro on October 27, 2011. “GeoGebra is Golden” was the title of the presentation, which addressed the use of technology in meeting the goals of the Common Core State Standards. Participants included Caroline Ewald, Anna Hester, Samantha […]

Department of Education Hosts FLANC Workshops

The Department of Education and Museum of Anthropology hosted four workshops for the annual conference of the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina, October 13-15.  Attendees participated in technology-based sessions related to K-12 foreign language instruction and learned about the Museum’s resources including the on-line database of artifacts. Technology renewal credits available for teachers! The […]

Four New Faculty Members Join Department of Education

The Department of Education is happy to introduce four new faculty members to the department this year. Donal Mulcahy joins the department as an Instructor and will be teaching EDU 201, Foundations of Education, and EDU 311, Educational Psychology. Sandy Sikes joins the department as a Clinical Visiting Instructor and will be teaching our field […]

Heather King and Jayne Grubbs Receive 2011 Waddill Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Wake Forest University Education Department is proud to present the 2011 Marcellus Waddill Excellence in Teaching Award to Heather King (Secondary Education) and Jayne Grubbs (Elementary Education)! Heather King teaches mathematics at West Forsyth High School in Clemmons, and Jayne Grubbs teaches academically gifted fifth and sixth grade students at Caleb’s Creek Elementary School […]

New Secondary Ed. Teachers

Twenty-five 2011 graduates in secondary education begin teaching jobs this fall. They come from master’s and undergraduate programs and will teach in schools in four states and one foreign country. See Recent Job Placements.

Andrew Smith Presents at ISTE 2011 Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Andrew Smith shared how his technology-enhanced experiences at WFU influence his work at East Rowan High School during a panel presentation including faculty from Arizona State University, University of Northern Colorado, Wake Forest University, and National Louis University. The panel presentation, Technology, Pedagogy, and Content Knowledge: Innovative Models that Work, highlighted how teacher preparation programs […]

Kenneth Wallace Receives Award from NEA

Kenneth Wallace (MTF, graduating August 2011) was named as one of the five award recipients from the National Endowment for the Arts’ “Challenge to Innovate” competition. Kenneth wrote a blog about his use of iPadio in his research, and received commendation and a $1000 gift for his school. Additionally, the National Endowment for the Arts […]

Claire Moll and Anna Simpson Receive 2011 Hall Award

The 2011 Jerry A. Hall Award recipients are Claire Moll for Elementary Education  and  Anna Simpson for Secondary Education.  The awards are given each year for excellence in student teaching. The presentation will be at the College Honors and Awards Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 15th at 2:00 p.m. in Brendle Recital Hall. […]