Archives

DOE staffers visit literacy class

Dr. Beth Pendergraft hosted special guests for her Using Child Lit in Classroom course on April 24. Laura Hooven and Stephanie Sanders, ELA Program Specialists from the Georgia Department of Education, presented a training session called “TKES: Standard 4 – Making Differentiation Work for You.” Hooven and Sanders divided the class into …

Read More »

Associate Dean presents at national symposium

Dr. Wayne Lord, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs at the GRU College of Education, was recently invited to give a presentation on state policy in gifted education at the 11th Wallace Research and Policy Symposium on Talent Development. His presentation addressed the attributes of process, product, and progress for researching educational …

Read More »

Students present research at annual event

GRU College of Education students presented a series of research projects at the 2014 GRU Graduate Research Day on March 20. Click here to see photos from the event. The event featured Dr.  Andrew V. Schally, a renowned endocrinologist who won the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, as …

Read More »

Education major leads student org to success

The student organization ONE at GRU won a recent campus challenge from their national organization, hosting a legislative event and documentary screening. Chapter founder and president, Joshua Ibarra, from Evans, Ga., majors in political science with a secondary education certificate. He said the event and the organization give students an …

Read More »

GRU releases two Chinese language and culture apps

AUGUSTA, GA. —  Georgia Regents University and the College of Education, in conjunction with the GRU Confucius Institute, have released two new apps for Apple products, which introduce users to simplified Chinese language and to Chinese culture. “With the opening of the Confucius Institute for Chinese language and culture, we …

Read More »

GRU accepted to national education organization

Georgia Regents University’s College of Education will join 87 institutions from around the country for the Carnegie Project on the Educational Doctorate Consortium. GRU is one of only four institutions in the state to be admitted into the program. CPED is an action-oriented initiative where a small number of colleges …

Read More »

Wilson wins distinguished faculty award

Georgia Regents University professor Dr. Judi Wilson was honored at the University Senate Spring Assembly on March 14 as the recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Award for the College of Education. “In addition to an active research agenda with presentations nationally and internationally, Dr. Wilson is an outstanding teacher, mentor …

Read More »

Literacy Center wins $15,000 grant

Above: Dr. Paulette Harris (right), founder and director of the GRU Literacy Center, speaks at the recent dedication of the center’s Little Free Library. The GRU College of Education Literacy Center has been awarded a $15,000 grant by the Creel-Harrison Foundation to fund technology improvements at the facility. “We were delighted, …

Read More »

Student organization celebrates Exceptional Children’s Week

Above: (L-R) GRU Council for Exceptional Children Treasurer Annie Hinds and Vice-President Kimberly Guise at the Georgia state Council for Exceptional Children Conference in February 2014 in Savannah. The GRU Council for Exceptional Children will celebrate Exceptional Children’s Week on March 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of the JSAC lunchroom …

Read More »

Teacher Ed faculty present research, work for grants

Dr. Stacie Pettit published research in the Spring 2014 edition of “Sunshine State TESOL Journal.” The paper is called “Middle School Mathematics Teachers’ Beliefs about ELLs in Mainstream Classrooms.” Click here to read the article, which begins on page 25. “The Journal of Social Studies Research” accepted Dr. Juan Walker‘s …

Read More »