Archive for May, 2012

Education faculty attend co-teaching workshop

Professors Valerie Walker, Amy Vizenor, Katrina Imison-Mazy, Michele Koomen and Debra Pitton attended a two day workshop on the use of co-teaching during student teaching. Co-teaching offers support to  the teachers and aides in K-12 student learning, while providing a supportive environment for the teacher candidate as they hone their teaching skills.

2012 Education Graduates

May 27, 2012 – The education graduates gather for the traditional photo on the steps of Old Main prior to graduation. This tradition honors the fact that Gustavus was built as an institution to prepare teachers and preachers!

Dr. Daniel C. Moos publishes with Alyssa Ringdal ’12

Dr. Moos and Alyssa Ringdal ’12 co-authored a literature review (“Self-regulated learning in the classroom: A literature review on the teacher’s role”), work that was supported by the Presidential Faculty/Student Collaboration Grant. Alyssa Ringdal is a 2012 Gustavus graduate, majoring in Elementary Education with a literature/communications concentration. Their literature review was accepted for publication in […]

Practicum students at work in the schools!

Practicum students from the elementary methods block of courses just completed their work in local classrooms. The consensus was that this field experience has prepared them well for student teaching in the fall!

Faculty Book Study

The Education Department has recently concluded a year long book study, with faculty members leading chapter discussions during department meetings. The book, The Pedagogy of Confidence, by Yvette Jackson, focused on ways to support students in K-12 classrooms by strengthening the confidence of educators.