Tag Archives: Teacher Education

Professor Prete Will Lecture on Teaching Science and Math

Frederick Prete

Frederick Prete, associate editor of the International Journal of Comparative Psychology, will give a lecture on March 31 at 5 p.m. in Parmly Hall room 307 in the Science Center of Washington and Lee University.

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Future Generals

Sarah Catherine Welch and her second grade class.

It's never too early to start talking to kids about college, and Sarah Catherine Welch, who graduated from Washington and Lee University in 2011, introduced her students at St. Peter Claver School in Decatur, Georgia, to her alma mater via a virtual tour on Smartboard.

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W&L, Rockbridge Ballet, Schoolchildren Collaborate on Dance Project


Washington and Lee University's Teacher Education Program, the Rockbridge Ballet and local schoolchildren have collaborated on a project titled "Where the Page Meets the Stage: The Art of Storytelling through Words and Movement."

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W&L Academy Introduces New Technology into Local Classrooms

Haley Sigler

A $20,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation has enabled Washington and Lee University's Teacher Education Program to bring the Educational Technology Leadership Academy to elementary, middle and high schools in Lexington, Rockbridge County and Buena Vista.

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W&L Among Top 20 Small Colleges and Universities Sending Grads to Teach for America

Teach for America

Washington and Lee University has contributed 13 graduates to Teach for America's 2014 teacher corps, placing it among the top 20 small colleges and universities in the country for the second straight year.

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W&L’s Foreign Language Futures Receives Braitmayer Foundation Grant

Lenna Ojure, associate professor of education, and Dick Kuettner, director of Tucker Multimedia Center

A grant from The Braitmayer Foundation will fund a new initiative at Washington and Lee University to establish Chinese language classes in two area high schools.

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Rockbridge County Universities Form Teacher Education Consortium

Rockbridge Teacher Education Consortium

Washington and Lee and Southern Virginia University have partnered to form the Rockbridge Teacher Education Consortium (RTEC), the first new teacher education program to be approved by the State Board of Education in almost a quarter of a century.

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W&L Teacher Education Students Create Literacy Kits for Pre-kindergartners

Letter Magnets

Some children preparing to enter kindergarten at Central Elementary School in Lexington, Va., have received a helping hand from teacher education students at Washington and Lee University.

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Grant Benefits Owls, Bees, Squirrels–and Local Schoolchildren

Fourth Grade Students

Washington and Lee's Teacher Education program is teaming up with Boxerwood Nature Center on a program to benefit local schools.

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Verizon Grant to W&L Will Help Local Teachers Introduce Technology in Classrooms

Leena Ojure, left, and Haley Sigler of the Teacher Education Program at Washington and Lee

Rockbridge area K-12 teachers will be among those who benefit from a $20,000 grant to Washington and Lee University from the Verizon Foundation through a program of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC).

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