Three graduates at Commencement

The School of Education conferred degrees to 322 students at this year's Commencement. It was an exciting day. You can relive it through our photos and videos!  ... [Read more]

Catherine Marshall wins Mary Turner Lane Award
Catherine Marshall

Catherine Marshall, professor of educational leadership and policy, has been named the 2012 recipient of the Mary Turner Lane Award. She was recognized for her research and for her work promoting the cause of women. ... [Read more]

Steve Knotek wins Engaged Scholarship Award
Steve Knotek

Steve Knotek, associate professor of school psychology and early childhood education, has been named a recipient of a 2012 Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship Award in recognition for his work with Latina mothers and their school-aged children. ... [Read more]

A student with a missionary's zeal
Elaine Townsend

Elaine Townsend, who just graduated with a bachelor's degree in middle grades education, talks rapid-fire, like she’s got a lot to do. Indeed, she’s gotten a lot done. Her work has been recognized with a University Diversity Award, a Fulbright scholarship and induction into the Order of the Golden Fleece. ... [Read more]

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Peabody Hall

Have you recently won an honor? Gotten a new job? We're working on the next edition of The Carolina Slate, and we want to include your news! ... [Submit your news on our Alumni news submission form] 

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Learning a better way to teach about reading

Doctoral student Brandon Sams talks in this podcast about what he calls "commonplace books" that he uses to fashion a more effective way to teach about reading. ... [View the podcast]

Parents have things to teach too

Billye Rhodes, a doctoral student who has taught and tutored in Chicago schools, says in this podcast that teachers can gain a lot by making the time to talk with parents about their children. ... [View the podcast]

Professor's book examines needs of immigrant students

Xue Lan Rong, professor of social studies education and sociology of education, is the co-author of a book that is aimed at helping educators work with immigrant students. In this The Well blog post, she gives some background about immigration and gives some tips on how to better help students who are new to our country. ... [Read more]