Chair of Education Rachel Ragland and teacher education candidates Luz Herrera ’16 and Tonny Avila ’15 MAT ’16 served as ambassadors representing Lake Forest College at the April 15 Project LEAD Spring Summit held in Chicago and sponsored by the Center for Success at Associated Colleges of Illinois.
Assistant Professor of Education Desmond Odugu comments on his native country Nigeria’s emotional connection to its national anthem in this story about the World Cup and the enthusiasm, or lack thereof, displayed by athletes and fans during the playing of their country’s anthem.
Psychology professors taught Alyssa Parr ’13 how to use a complex statistical technique usually reserved for second- or third-year PhD students while she was working on her senior thesis about high school dropouts.
The Lake Forest College chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the education honor society, is asking for your help. Every year, we have a spring book drive in order to build the classroom libraries of Waukegan public school teachers.
The Department of Education accepted a national Models of Excellence Award in recognition of its approach to utilizing on- and off-campus partnerships as part of the Lake Forest College teacher preparation program.
The history and education graduate, who won the 2012 History Teacher of the Year award, is included in a new book, American Teacher: Heroes in the Classroom, by Katrina Fried. It’s a collection of fifty stories of “extraordinary educators whose creative and unconventional methods are transforming the lives and futures of their students.”
To have been recognized with the Abbott Sigma Xi 2012 Elementary School Outstanding Science/Mathematics Teacher Award would be an achievement and an honor for any science or math teacher, but it is especially true for someone in the very early stages of a teaching career.