Chasing the fun

Zac Chase on the shores of Western Cape in South Africa where he led trainings for teachers on educational technologies.

Redbird educator Zac Chase has inspired students and educators around the world.

Meet the @EdGamer Zack Gilbert

Zack Gilbert using Minecraft to teach a social studies lesson.

Zack Gilbert, M.S. ’07, emphasizes playful learning in the classroom to store knowledge into students’ long-term memory.

A team effort

Molly Hill swims during recent competition.

Student-athletes in swimming and diving show resolve on path to becoming teachers.

EMMA lab powers new research

Associate Professor Deborah MacPhee works with a young learner in the EMMA lab.

Associate Professor Deborah MacPhee is a sought-after lit­eracy expert, particularly for her research in retrospective miscue analysis.

Not your average college job

Lauren Sulkowski

By the time elementary education major Lauren Sulkowski finished her freshman year, her accomplishments rivaled those of a beginning teacher.

Leading principal preparation in Illinois

DeGarmo Hall

Illinois State’s faculty and staff have been integral to developing high standards for principals preparation in the state, and Illinois now serves as a national model.