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Using my love of reading to reach struggling readers

Using my love of reading to reach struggling readers

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

I am a junior majoring in early childhood education and endorsed in 5th and 6th grade literacy and social studies, and I love to read. I can explore endless ideas, perspectives, places, and realities in the pages of a good book. During my education at JBU, I've learned how to strategically use my Read More

Posted By: Kati Watkins at 7:58 PM

 
American education system on trial?

American education system on trial?

Monday, February 24, 2014

I recently viewed two documentaries, directed by Davis Guggenheim: The First Year, and Waiting for “Superman.” These documentaries bring some important, disturbing details about the American education system into the public spotlight. Guggenheim effectively uses something like case study Read More

Posted By: Dr Gloria Gale at 2:40 PM

 
Good teachers as time-warp specialists

Good teachers as time-warp specialists

Friday, February 21, 2014

Today I was in a local public school classroom when the fire drill buzzers went off, surprising everyone. The classroom I was in was of one of our JBU graduates, who happens to be a first year teacher. Just a second before the buzzer she was talking with a student about some needed change because of Read More

Posted By: Dr. Margo Turner at 8:48 AM