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Craig Smith ’15, math teacher and viral TikTok sensation, meets students where they are

Craig Smith ’15, math teacher and viral TikTok sensation, meets students where they are

February 4, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–It’s a rare middle school math teacher who dances his way to social media stardom. Craig Smith ’15, a math teacher at Oldham County Middle School in LaGrange, Kentucky, is rare. Smith’s TikTok dance videos, intended to engage his students at Oldham Middle School, have gone viral, gaining over one ...

Faculty Innovator: Sumreen Asim

Faculty Innovator: Sumreen Asim

January 21, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Beliefs. They frame our identity and shape our horizon. They can limit, imprison, defeat us. Or they can give form to our dreams and motivate us to pursue them. A pre-occupation with beliefs figures strongly in the life and work of Sumreen Asim, assistant professor of elementary science and technology ...

Donna Albrecht elected to represent higher education on Indiana TESOL board

Donna Albrecht elected to represent higher education on Indiana TESOL board

November 21, 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Donna Albrecht, associate professor of education and director of the IU Southeast New Neighbors Education Center, has been elected as Higher Education Representative to the board of the Indiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (INTESOL). Albrecht will serve in the role for the next two years. Besides ...

Faculty Innovators: Alan Zollman, Bradford Griggs, David Sullivan-Losey

Faculty Innovators: Alan Zollman, Bradford Griggs, David Sullivan-Losey

November 5, 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–If teaching and learning were jazz, it would look and feel a lot like the classroom of Alan Zollman, Bradford Griggs and David Sullivan-Losey. The three colleagues in the School of Education teach general methods, a class that is accepted grimly as part of the teacher prep territory—like earthquakes and ...

New horizons for New Neighbors Education Center

New horizons for New Neighbors Education Center

October 23, 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–It has been a busy year for the New Neighbors Education Center (NNEC) at IU Southeast. Building upon the legacy of founder and former Director Dr. Magdalena Herdoiza-Estevez, current Director Dr. Donna Albrecht, associate professor of education, has set her sights on expanding the center’s reach. A series of events ...

Teacher educator Dr. Debi Mink awarded National Clinical Practice Fellowship

Teacher educator Dr. Debi Mink awarded National Clinical Practice Fellowship

October 11, 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Debi Mink, professor of elementary education, has received the 2020 National Clinical Practice Fellowship from the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) and the National Association for Professional Development Schools (NAPDS). The award will help the IU Southeast School of Education strengthen its clinical practice program. Clinical Practice Fellows attend ...

Dr. Alan Zollman honored with prestigious education award

Dr. Alan Zollman honored with prestigious education award

September 24, 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Alan Zollman, professor of education, will receive the George Mallinson Distinguished Service Award from the School Science and Mathematics Association (SSMA). This is the highest honor of the 108-year-old international education research group, and recognizes those who have been a member of SSMA for at least ten years and ...

Dr. Rachel Star earns important role in teacher education accrediting body

Dr. Rachel Star earns important role in teacher education accrediting body

August 26, 2019

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Rachel Star, assistant professor of education, has just completed an impressive journey. She is now an official site visitor for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the organization that accredits schools of education, including the School of Education at IU Southeast. She joins Dr. Doyin Coker-Kolo ...

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