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Teacher Education faculty share research, publications

Dr. Stacie Pettit’s article, “Teachers’ and Students’ Beliefs about ELLs in Mainstream Mathematics Classrooms,” has been published in the April 2013 Journal of Contemporary Research in Education, a new journal published by the University of Mississippi School of Education. Drs. Rebecca Harper and Gordon Eisenman had their article “Bibliotherapy for Inclusion Classrooms” published …

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Group awards grant to Literacy Center

 Women in Philanthropy for the CSRA hosted its 6th Annual Meeting and Grants Awards presentation on March 28, and awarded $9,162.50 to the GRU Literacy Center. The grant will help support the Path 2 Math 4 Girls project, a hands-on mathematical literacy camp for girls in grades 5-8. The WIP grant will go …

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College assists schools with new teacher certification

(Above, Fran Sunderland, Director of Data Analysis & Educator Certification, discussed the new teacher certification standards with certification officers from surrounding school districts.) The Georgia Regents University College of Education hosted an information session for the certification officers for the surrounding public school districts on April 29. “Certification is changing rapidly, and …

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College hosts successful RTI workshop

Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo, professor in the Georgia Regents University Department of Teacher Education, hosted a successful workshop on Response to Intervention. About 150 teachers from the CSRA attended the workshop, which educated attendees on Rtl theory and practices, implementation in elementary and middle schools, discussed the strengths of RtI, challenges …

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Dean to speak to state representatives at national conference

Dr. Cindi Chance, Dean of the College of Education at Georgia Regents University, has been invited to speak to the Advisory Council of State Representatives in a session titled “Reforming Educator Preparation: Perspectives from State Chapter Leaders” during the 2014 State Leaders Institute in Washington, D.C. in June. Chance will …

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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 …

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