Friday, September 25, 2015

Bullpups Meet at the Pole to be Part of a Global Event

On Wednesday, September 23, student members of the Fellowship of Christian Students from AE Phillips Lab School participated in "See You at the Pole,"  (SYATP) described on the website as,  " a student-led event," that promotes prayer for the school and the community. SYATP  is a "global day of student prayer that began in 1990 as a grass roots movement with ten students praying at their school. Twenty years later, millions pray on their campuses on the fourth Wednesday in September," as also noted on the website.To learn more about See You at the Pole, you can select the following link:

Friday, September 18, 2015

TEaM's First Table Talks

Dr. Pam Morgan, Assistant Professor of Special Education, was the guest speaker this morning at the Clinical Residency TEaM (Teacher Educators and Mentors) Model's September Table Talk. Table Talks are monthly meetings in the Clinical Residency Research Center with the 2015-2016 full-year PK-3/Elementary interns. Dr. Amy Vessel, Acting Director of Professional and Clinical Experiences, coordinates TEaM members to provide professional development in areas of need according to the intern's recommendations. Per the intern team request, the focus was meeting the needs of all students, and Dr. Morgan provided a wealth of recommendations, strategies, and professional resources from her personal library. CIL Department Chair, Dr. Bryan McCoy, and Dean Don Schillinger also dropped by to welcome the interns back to campus. Thanks again, Dr. Morgan, for spending your morning supporting the residency program!

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Select Dr. Lynne Nielsen's Article for the September 2015 Edition

Dr. Lynne Nielsen, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education in the  Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Leadership in the College of Education at Louisiana Tech University, along with colleagues Dr. Laura Kent at the University of Arkansas and Dr. Susan Empson from the University of Texas at Austin, collaborated to author  the article titled, "The Richness of Children's Fraction Strategies." The article is featured in the September 2015 edition of  Teaching Children Mathematics, published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. We are proud of Dr. Nielsen and this excellent accomplishment! To learn more about NCTM and how you can get a copy of the article, please see the link below.