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An article co-authored by SOE graduate students Michelle Poirier and Hillary Smith with senior lecturer Robert Maloy and lecturer Sharon Edwards, both of the Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, appeared in the November 2010 issue of The History Teacher, a quarterly journal published by The Society for History Education, Inc..
- Gina D'Allessandro, Meline Kasparian Scholarship
- Jessica Eaton, Camby Scholarship
- Lindsay Glaser, Early Childhood Education Graduate Student Fund
- Kanae Haneishi, C.
I have been teaching in one of the teacher education colleges in Bhutan for the last fifteen years or so. How I got into teaching some may say is one’s destiny, and others might say it is through opportunities availed. Whichever may be the case, teaching is one thing that was never in my mind until I tripped over it during my initial job as an educational media illustrator. The drawings I analyzed to illustrate some teaching materials meant for primary education lead me into the minds of how children look at art and learning.
Cathy Manly, School of Education doctoral student in the higher education concentration, andRyan Wells, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Policy, Research and Administration, were awarded the 2009 Woollatt Distinguished Paper Award by Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA) for their paper “Financial Planning for College: What Parents Do to Prepare.” This study explores reported parental financial college preparations and the amount parents have saved for college, with a goal of determining strategies use
Holyoke High School students paint mural depicting perspectives of their city with help of SOE Social Justice Education student
The unveiling and dedication of a nine-panel mural depicting the past, present and future of the City of Holyoke, Mass., and painted by five Holyoke High School seniors was publicly unveiled on the side of an historic city theater recently. The students worked with UMass Amherst School of Education graduate student and community arts facilitator, Carla Wojczuk, as part of a Mural Arts Workshop in The CONNECTIONS After School Program at Holyoke High.
Colleen “Birdie” Champ, a doctoral student in the School of Education, was awarded the 2010 Joseph L. Boscov Scholarship by the UMass Amherst Graduate School. The scholarship is awarded annually to a current or incoming female graduate student whose work will “equip her for increased service to the needs of people and/or the environment.”