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Growing Tomorrow’s STEM Educators program welcomes new participants

Growing Tomorrow’s STEM Educators program welcomes new participants

December 21, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–STEM education has a bright future in Indiana. That is the inescapable impression from the Growing Tomorrow’s STEM Educators Today (GTST) Virtual Fall Teacher Institute convened by IU Southeast’s School of Education. The event, co-chaired by Drs. Alan Zollman, Sumreen Asim and Lisa Hoffman, all of the School of Education, ...

Faculty innovator: Steffany Comfort Maher

Faculty innovator: Steffany Comfort Maher

December 14, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Sometimes your calling is right where you thought it would be. Sometimes you stumble across it by accident. Sometimes it arises out of the ashes of what you thought your calling was. That last scenario describes the way it was for Steffany Comfort Maher, assistant professor of English education. Maher ...

Faculty Innovator: Cathy Johnson

Faculty Innovator: Cathy Johnson

October 6, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–For Cathy Johnson, associate professor of education, social studies is all about connection. It’s about the connection of person to person, person to the world, past to present–and to future. The teaching of social studies is the art of opening minds and hearts to these connections. It’s about translating material ...

Scott Wade ’07 is a finalist for Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year

Scott Wade ’07 is a finalist for Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year

August 3, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Scott Wade ’07 remembers the day his teaching career began. It was in late September, 2001. Wade, an award-winning journalist, was writing a story for the Courier Journal about ESL programs in Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS), and stopped in at Atherton High School to observe a class in session. ...

From New Albany to Bulgaria: James Hollenbeck brings e-learning insights to Eastern Europe

From New Albany to Bulgaria: James Hollenbeck brings e-learning insights to Eastern Europe

June 23, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Last October, Dr. James Hollenbeck, professor and coordinator of secondary education, presented two papers and led a vigorous discussion on e-learning at the 48th Annual Conference of Chemistry Teachers with International Participation in Sofia, Bulgaria. At the time, Bulgarian educators were seeking new ideas for reform amid demographic contraction in rural ...

Sumreen Asim: Helping teachers “pivot” during pandemic using social media

Sumreen Asim: Helping teachers “pivot” during pandemic using social media

June 9, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Successful teachers are patient listeners, systematic managers, coherent communicators, stable leaders. They can also pivot: adapt rapidly to changing circumstances while maintaining instruction and meeting learning outcomes. This spring, they have been pivoting a lot. To learn more about how social media might assist teachers in pivoting, a group of ...

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Trustees Teaching Awards honor IU Southeast faculty

May 19, 2020

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Five IU Southeast faculty have received IU Trustees Teaching Awards for the 2019 calendar year. The IU Trustees Teaching Awards were first awarded in 2000-2001 to recognize and enhance excellent teaching, especially at the undergraduate level. The awards are open to tenured and tenure-track faculty, as well as full-time lecturers ...

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