Graduate and undergraduate students in Education 497I, Tutoring in Schools, recently joined pupils from Mark’s Meadow Elementary School’s After School day care program in a Writing Party.
“A writing party is an interactive, cross-age writing experience where individuals of different ages write together,” said Dr. Robert Maloy, senior lecturer in the Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies. Dr. Maloy and lecturer Sharon Edwards have held writing parties at schools and after-school programs all around the state.
Teacher shares her passion for music with elementary students
Amanda Woolley has had music on the mind since she was 7. Today, the 22-year-old award-winning teacher is spreading her passion for rhythm and harmony to students at the Dorman and Lincoln elementary schools.
She was the first girl in her village area to go to school. And now, three decades after leaving home to pursue her dream of securing a good education, Tashi Zangmo’s (Ed.D. 2009) plan to improve the educational opportunities for all girls in Bhutan has become reality, launched with the blessing and the help of the Queen.