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College faculty share research findings, publish articles

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Graeme Connolly had his presentation, “The Coaching Approach of a Successful High School Softball Coach,” accepted for the 2015 Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America Southern District Convention to be held Feb. 18-21 in Atlanta. The presentation is part of a larger research study called The …

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College hosts Teaching with Primary Sources workshop

Dr. Juan Walker presented the first of the College of Education’s Teaching with Primary Sources workshops on Oct. 11. Several dozen local educators attended the workshop, which was supported by a grant from the Library of Congress and Waynesburg University. “The reviews were overwhelmingly positive,” Walker said. “But we’ll be …

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Demand for special education teachers continues to rise

AUGUSTA, GA – The number of students enrolled in special education programs has risen by 30 percent in the last 10 years, according to the National Education Association. And as improvements in screening more accurately identify learning differences in children, the demand is expected to continue to increase. One reason …

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Register now for the Dec. 8 RTI Workshop

AUGUSTA, GA – The GRU College of Education will offer its popular Response-to-Intervention Workshop on Dec. 8, with presentations from local and statewide educators. Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo, Professor of Education at the GRU College of Education, says that the demand for educators trained in RTI is expected to continue to expand …

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ISL Conference calls for proposals

AUGUSTA, GA – Organizers for the popular annual Impacting Student learning Conference at Georgia Regents University are seeking proposals that reflect the best thinking and practices in education, informed by theory, research, and practice. “Effective educators have many successful practices that they can share. The ISL Conference is a practical …

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Department collects for food bank

Above: Dr. Richard Deaner, Professor of Counselor Education, and Christopher Baxter, Administrative Assistant and graduate student, show off the department’s growing donation collection. AUGUSTA, GA. – The Department of Counselor Education, Leadership & Research at Georgia Regents University has collected dozens of cans, boxes and bags of food for Golden …

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IRC Tool Spotlight: Powtoons

AUGUSTA, GA. – Teachers are constantly looking for new and effective tools that can captivate students, can bring life to a lesson and foster learning. Powtoon is a tool that can do just that. Powtoon is an online cloud-based software program that allows you to create animated and professional looking …

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Celebrate Family Literacy Day this weekend

The Literacy Center at Georgia Regents University will host its 2014 National Family Literacy Celebration on Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1. On Oct. 31, at 4:30 p.m. in University Hall Room 170, the center will host a free movie night showcasing the film “Cloudy with a Chance of …

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Middle Level Education students climb the summit

Above: Students pulled legendary educator John H. Lounsbury (far left) into their ‘hashtag’ photo, winning the Best Twitter Pic contest. AUGUSTA, GA. – The GRU chapter of the Collegiate Middle Level Association attended the Georgia College Summit at Georgia College & State University on Oct. 5. The conference provided professional development …

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College will host workshop on commuting by bicycle

AUGUSTA, GA. – The GRU College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology & Health Science will host a lunch-and-learn on safe commuting by bicycle in the CSRA on Nov. 12. A certified instructor from the League of American Bicyclists will present “Confident City Cycling in Metro Augusta” from noon to 1 …

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