St. Mary’s College of Maryland graduated 24 students with the degree of Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) on Saturday, June 7. The Commencement address was delivered by Jack Smith, chief academic officer at the Maryland Department of Education. Smith spoke to the graduates on the value of educators in his life. Smith told the Find out more »
Emek Köse, assistant professor of mathematics, and Angela Johnson, associate professor of educational studies, have had their article, “Linking ‘Women in Mathematics’ and Middle School Girls through Mentoring,” published in the January/ February issue of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AMW) newsletter. Also, thanks to the work of Dr. Köse, a student chapter of Find out more »
Associate Professor and Chair of Educational Studies Katy Artnett has written a blog post about a continuing project based on her Fulbright experience, and the post is now on the homepage of the Fulbright Canada site.
Associate Professor of Educational Studies Lin Muilenburg was featured on the Distance-Educator.com website in November. Muilenburg was interviewed about her book, The Handbook of Mobile Learning, and her research and views on mobile learning and educational technology.
Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Studies Katy Arnett was the keynote speaker at the annual conference of the Second Languages and Intercultural Council, held in Canmore, Alberta on October 24 and 25. Her keynote was entitled “The Changing Faces in Canadian Classrooms: Lessons for and about Linguistic and Cultural Diversity.”
Associate Professor Katy Arnett’s co-edited volume, “Minority Populations in Canadian Second Language Education,” has been published by Multilingual Matters. In addition to editing duties, Arnett wrote a chapter for the book, examining the practice of exempting students with learning disabilities from French study in Canada.
Associate Professor of Educational Studies Lin Muilenburg and 2013 MAT grad Abigail Maclean-Blevins received an Outstanding Poster Award at the EdMedia 2013 Conference in Victoria, British Columbia. The accompanying peer-reviewed research paper entitled “Using Class Dojo to Support Student Self-regulation” will appear in the Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland graduated 28 students with the degree of Master of Arts in Teaching on Saturday, June 1. The commencement address was delivered by Maryland Secretary of Higher Education Danette Gerald Howard. President Joseph Urgo advised the MAT class of 2013 to “remember this experience for a lifetime” and to “reflect on Find out more »
Lois Stover, director of teacher education, and colleagues in Educational Studies at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, have received a sub-grant in the amount of $25,000 from the Maryland State Department of Education as part of the “Race to the Top” Teach for Maryland (Maryland Teaching Consortium) Network. The grant will support a collaborative project Find out more »
What makes an excellent teacher? This year’s annual “Teach for Excellence! Teach for Change!” forum March 5 brought together area educators to learn tips from Southern Maryland’s Teachers of the Year. Each year, the Department of Educational Studies and the Student Education Association (SEA) of St Mary’s College of Maryland host the forum to explore Find out more »