Teacher Education

Kids University: STEAM’in Up This Summer

By Kashalah Robinson AUGUSTA, Ga. — This summer, Augusta University will again host Kids University, its annual summer camp. This enriching and entertaining camp specializes in STEAM education, which create classrooms that integrate science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics concepts across disciplines into all lessons. Dennis Dotterer, director of the …

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Award-winning author visits AU students, local 5th graders

AUGUSTA, GA – Deborah Wiles, renowned author of “Love, Ruby Lavender,” “Aurora County All-Stars” and “Each Little Bird That Sings,” visited Augusta University teacher education students embedded at Lake Forest Elementary School on March 12 to talk about using children’s literature to teach reading. The visit was part of the …

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Lecture will emphasize needed work for equity in the k12 classroom

Join Augusta University’s College of Education as it hosts the spring Dean’s Lecture Series on March 15 in the ballroom of the Jaguar Student Activity Center from 6-7 p.m. Dr. Patricia Alvarez McHatton, dean of the College of Education at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, will explore “Knowing is …

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Richmond County names teachers of the year

AUGUSTA, GA – Augusta University College of Education alum Brigitte Holmes (B.S., 2002) has been named one of five finalists for Richmond County School System’s Teacher of the Year award. Holmes is a biology and forensics science teacher at Hephzibah High School. More than two dozen other Augusta University alumni …

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College releases app to help adapt sports for special needs

AUGUSTA, GA – Students with special needs can sometimes be excluded from extracurricular activities and sports because teachers and caretakers may not know how to adapt to their needs. To combat this, students in Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo’s Family and Community Engagement for Exceptional Children class, along with the department of …

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College of Education video wins national award

AUGUSTA, GA – A video produced by Augusta University for the College of Education has won a Communicator Award of Excellence. The project was the first-ever marketing video created for the College of Education. Watch the video now. The Award of Excellence is given to those entrants who produce the …

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