Tag: Education

Education students share hurricane and earthquake experiences

The Professional Program in Education shared the experiences of students who were in Florida and Mexico recently and experienced the hurricane and an earthquake: “It was a wild start to the beginning of September for Education Student Teachers placed across the globe. From Orlando, Florida, to Cuernavaca, Mexico, Education students share what it was like […]

Faculty note: Ashmann is lead author in book chapter

Associate Prof. Scott Ashmann (Professional Program in Education), is the lead author of a book chapter entitled “Sustainable Campuses” with Dave Barbier (UW-Stevens Point) and Felix Pohl (independent researcher from Germany). The chapter is part of a new book called “Urban Environmental Education Review” published by Cornell University Press. The book explores how environmental education […]

Nature-based 4K program prepares kids for kindergarten

A nature-based kindergarten readiness 4K program at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary aims to get youngsters in touch with the outdoors while preparing them for kindergarten. Local 5’s Brittany Falkers heads outdoors where these Green Bay students are learning lessons that cannot be taught in a classroom. The OAK (Outdoors Adventures for Kids) Learning Center program aims to reclaim kids’ […]

Staff note: Jamie Froh Tyrrell selected as Merit Scholarship recipient through Marian University PhD Program

Jamie Froh Tyrrell, student teaching coordinator for the Professional Program in Education, and UW-Green Bay alumna, was awarded the top merit scholarship for Ph.D. students through Marian University’s Doctoral Program on April 20. Froh Tyrrell was selected for this honor by the graduate faculty due to her commitment to, and representation of, the Marian values. […]

UW-Green Bay education students excel on edTPA licensure performance assessment

UW-Green Bay education students have achieved an exceptional 93 percent pass rate on their edTPA licensure performance assessment. Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, all teacher candidates in the state of Wisconsin are required to take and pass this assessment. It is a rigorous three-part, process-oriented skills assessment that involves video recording of teaching, student artifact […]

New emphasis for early childhood professionals

As a result of a grant through the Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA), UW-Green Bay now offers an online program targeting early childhood professionals who wish to advance their associate degree and earn a Bachelor of Applied Science degree. As a complement to a previously developed pathway to a teaching license in early childhood, Tim […]

Postponed: H. Samy Alim presentation is postponed until fall of 2017

Update, due to medical reasons, this program has been postponed until fall of 2017: Prof. H. Samy Alim of Stanford University will be speaking at UW-Green Bay on Monday, April 24, 2017. Alim is an internationally renowned scholar on race, culture and linguistics. He is an expert on the analyses of youth culture, hip hop and education as […]

Faculty note: Ashmann, Gichobi presentation

Assistant Prof. Mary Gichobi (mathematics education) and Associate Prof. Scott Ashmann (science education) recently presented a paper entitled: Modelling the Standards of Mathematical Practices (SMPs) in the Context of Mathematics Content Courses for Elementary and Middle School Preservice Teachers at the 69th annual conference of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. The study […]