Associate Professor Mary Juzwik has received a national honor from the Literacy Research Association, formerly the National Reading Conference, for her recent book on teaching about the Holocaust through story-telling. Juzwik was presented with the Edward B. Fry Book Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to literacy research and practice, during the association’s annual conference in… Read More »
MSU alum changes careers through Fellowship focused on math and science education Final deadline for application is Jan. 12! More information. By Nicole Geary Two years ago, Georgia Watson was testing soil samples for heavy metals. She was a lab tech by training even though her heart, by that time, was aching with another aspiration.… Read More »
Justin Drwencke, a mathematics major at Michigan State University pursuing secondary teacher certification, recently presented a poster at the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PMENA) conference in Columbus, Ohio. Drwencke has been working in collaboration with College of Education assistant professor Kristen Bieda as a professorial assistant since fall of 2009. One of few if any other… Read More »
Professor of teacher education Janet Alleman has been honored by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) for her tireless efforts to improve social studies education through research. Alleman, a faculty member at MSU since 1968, received the Jean Dresden Grambs Distinguished Career Research Award during the council’s annual conference in Denver on… Read More »
More than 50 teacher education students in the College of Education gathered to join a live discussion on teaching careers with Arne Duncan. Read more from The State News.
Michigan State University students interested in becoming teachers will engage in a nationally televised conversation about the teaching profession with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Monday, Sept. 27. MSU is one of only four institutions across the country selected to participate in the MSNBC broadcast live from their campuses. The university’s College of… Read More »
The Canadian Studies Center at Michigan State University is taking applications for the Joyce Scholarship Essay Contest, which will provide $1,000 scholarships to five College of Education students preparing for K-12 teaching careers. The deadline for submission is 3 p.m. Oct. 4, 2010. Applicants must complete an application form and submit a paper of at… Read More »
Lauren Stevenson Michigan State University teaching intern Lauren Stevenson was recognized as the second place winner in the 2010 MATE Student Teacher/ Intern of the Year Award Competition during a reception on May 20 in Ypsilanti, Mich. Three other MSU interns – Colleen Chick, Colleen Gitter and Shalyne Love – received honorable mentions in the… Read More »
Professor and Department of Teacher Education chairperson Suzanne Wilson quoted in New York Times article.