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Juzwik wins national award for book on narratives in teaching

Juzwik wins national award for book on narratives in teaching

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 »

Out of the lab… and testing her teaching skills

Out of the lab… and testing her teaching skills

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 »

Math education student presents at research conference

Math education student presents at research conference

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 »

Janet Alleman receives career award for social studies research

Janet Alleman receives career award for social studies research

  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 »

Students to participate in live national conversation about teaching careers

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 »

Joyce Scholarship available for teacher education students

Joyce Scholarship available for teacher education students

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 »