Dr. Anthony Jones named director of the Laboratory Schools

Metcalf School in the background with flower bed in the foreground

College of Education Dean Dr. James Wolfinger recently announced the appointment of Dr. Anthony Jones as the director of the Laboratory Schools and assistant dean of the College of Education at Illinois State University beginning on July 1.

Lab Schools rising to the challenge

University High School and Metcalf School

The Laboratory Schools within the College of Education have a wealth of excellent teachers who are going above and beyond in extremely difficult times.

University High School presents Love/Sick

vintage theatre spot light on black curtain with smoke

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.

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.