Tag: School of Education

Community Event: Screening and Conversation for Provocative ‘American Promise’

Community Event: Screening and Conversation for Provocative ‘American Promise’

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University will join the Alliance for Interracial Dignity, Webster Groves School District and Educational Equity Consultants in inviting you to a community viewing and conversation of the award-winning documentary, American Promise. Spanning 12 years in the lives of two families, American Promise provides a rare look into black middle class life while exploring the […]

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Department of Teacher Education – Reading and Foundations Candidate Presentation

Department of Teacher Education – Reading and Foundations Candidate Presentation

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Teacher Education in the School of Education cordially invites you to attend a presentation given by a candidate for the Assistant Professor, Reading and Foundations position. The presentation, titled “Pre-service Internships Beyond the Traditional School Year,” will be held on Wednesday, March 5, 1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. in the Library Conference […]

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Current Trends in Special Education Conference Feb. 22: Session topics, keynote address

Current Trends in Special Education Conference Feb. 22: Session topics, keynote address

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University School of Education will host the fifth annual Current Trends in Special Education conference on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the East Academic Building, Rooms 253 and 262. This free half-day conference is designed for Webster University education students and alumni. We invite other interested parties […]

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First Cohort of Teachers in Kansas City DOE Grant Reflect on Program

First Cohort of Teachers in Kansas City DOE Grant Reflect on Program

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the spring of 2012, Webster University was awarded a five-year National Professional Development Grant by the Department of Education, funding “The Culturally Responsive Instruction for English Learners Project.” Now nearly two years later, the project’s first participants are seeing results. Over the past 18 months, 12 full-time teachers doubled as full-time students, taking professional […]

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Student Makes a Difference in China with Applied Educational Psychology Degree

Student Makes a Difference in China with Applied Educational Psychology Degree

| February 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

When Laura (McKinney) Axtetter was 12 years old, China first began allowing international adoptions. A news story on Chinese orphanages affected Axtetter so deeply that she made it her goal to work with children in Chinese orphanages. “I knew at that point that I wanted to do something to help the orphans in China,” said […]

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Around Webster: Green at 1939 Sharecropper Event; Eliceiri’s ‘Invisible Wall;’ Woodman’s ‘Pruitt-Igoe Myth’ to air; Huang ‘Behind the Badge’

Around Webster: Green at 1939 Sharecropper Event; Eliceiri’s ‘Invisible Wall;’ Woodman’s ‘Pruitt-Igoe Myth’ to air; Huang ‘Behind the Badge’

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Eliceiri on ‘Invisible Wall’ among Theological Libraries Rebecca Klemme Eliceiri, access services clerk in the Emerson Library, had her essay, ”An Invisible Wall: The Relationship Between Congregational and Seminary Libraries in the United States,” published in the latest issue of Theological Librarianship: An Online […]

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Around Webster: McElwee Video Dec. 6; Hyman Arctic Photos Dec. 9; Schuster on Greene; Chapman on International Education

Around Webster: McElwee Video Dec. 6; Hyman Arctic Photos Dec. 9; Schuster on Greene; Chapman on International Education

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent and upcoming professional accomplishments from Webster University faculty members include: Van McElwee’s ‘And/Or’ at Bruno David Gallery Dec. 6 School of Communications professor Van McElwee shows his video titled And/Or in the New Media Room at Bruno David Gallery this Friday, Dec. 6 from 5 to 9 p.m.  And/Or includes a wandering figure tracing […]

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Webster University Supports Century-old Thanksgiving Day Football Game

Webster University Supports Century-old Thanksgiving Day Football Game

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

While millions of Americans around the country are finishing up dishes of their secret family recipes and putting pies into the oven, thousands in Kirkwood, Mo., will be lining up for a standing-room-only position at the community’s most anticipated football game of the season. On Thanksgiving Day, the Kirkwood High School Pioneers will play the […]

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Around Webster: Cosic films this weekend; Edmunds on Katrina; DiFate award; Marcella on disaster; Green in D.C.

Around Webster: Cosic films this weekend; Edmunds on Katrina; DiFate award; Marcella on disaster; Green in D.C.

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recent honors and professional news about Webster University community members includes: Ćosić in International Film Festival, at Kranzberg Nov. 15 The renowned St. Louis International Film Festival gets underway this weekend, and School of Communications adjunct faculty member Zlatko Ćosić will be on a special panel looking back on Yugoslavia 20 years after civil war broke apart […]

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U.S. Bank Foundation Grant Supports Webster’s Student Literacy Corps

U.S. Bank Foundation Grant Supports Webster’s Student Literacy Corps

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

U.S. Bank Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to Webster University’s Student Literacy Corps (SLC).  The grant will go toward educational supplies and also stipends for student tutors who provide one-on-one instruction to low-literacy children and adults. “For too many students, literacy is a barrier rather than a threshold to learning,” said Webster University President […]

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