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.
Illinois State University’s President Larry Dietz presents the 2020 State of the University Address, with introduction by Academic Senate Chair Susan Kalter.
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.
President Dietz announced further Illinois State University actions in light of the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Metcalf Laboratory School faculty, staff, and students honored veterans on Monday, November 11, with an all-school assembly. Teachers Ronda Wilder and Crystal Patterson collaborated to honor the living, deceased, and currently serving military members connected to Metcalf. Families and veterans were invited to join the school as they acknowledged that our country’s freedom comes with
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.
Zack Gilbert, M.S. ’07, emphasizes playful learning in the classroom to store knowledge into students’ long-term memory.