The College of Education (COE) will host Meenoo Rami, Educator Advocate at Minecraft and Microsoft for a free webinar. All education students and educators are invited to attend Teacher Practice in a Connected World with Meenoo Rami on Thursday, February 25 at 7pm. Come discover the ways in which teachers are using the power of
The Laboratory Schools within the College of Education have a wealth of excellent teachers who are going above and beyond in extremely difficult times.
Jennifer Talbot ’07, M.S. ’13 was recently awarded the Excellence in Middle School Mathematics Teaching Award from the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM). She sat down to discuss out more about her role at Metcalf and this fantastic accolade. What do you do at Metcalf? After starting my career teaching seventh-grade math at
Traditionally, teachers are able to have their entire class in their line of vision, allowing them to make sure students are understanding the material as well as making each student feel seen.
The fact that the United States is experiencing a national teacher shortage is well documented, and there are many contributing factors, including salary concerns, funding cuts, and attrition due to retirements.
COVID-19 has affected virtually everything surrounding education, and teachers have had to be extremely creative in delivering learning experiences for their students.
University High School is pleased to announce two new administration changes for the upcoming academic year.
University High School will present Love/Sick at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, November 8 and 9, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 10. All performances will be in the Ruth A. Stroud Auditorium at U-High. Tickets are available online and at the door. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens, and $5 for students.
Science teacher Emily Telford knew that it would be a lot more interesting for her freshman to examine sea level rising while flying over waterways in a blimp, so that’s exactly what she had them do- virtually, that is, through Oculus Go headsets that her classroom has access to.
The 10th annual conference is a hands-on, engaging learning opportunity designed to provide skills and knowledge on the use of educational technology to current and aspiring educators.