Tag: School of Education

Applied Educational Psychology Students Shine at Society for Cross-Cultural Research Conference

| February 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

School of Education professor Debbie Stiles and six of her Applied Educational Psychology graduate students presented at the Society for Cross-Cultural Research conference in Mobile, Ala., Feb. 20-23. “They did so well, I’m so very proud of them,” said Stiles, a psychologist and longtime Webster professor who coordinates the Applied Educational Psychology degree program. “It’s […]

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Webster University, Webster Groves School District Work to Expand Collaboration

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Webster University representatives met recently with members of the Webster Groves School District for the second time to discuss expanding their collaborative activities. “We met in September 2012 for the first time to talk about projects we could work on together,” explains Oren Yagil, special assistant to the president at Webster University, and coordinator of […]

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School of Education Graduate Programs Earn National Recognition

| February 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

The Webster University School of Education is proud to announce that six graduate degree programs have recently been awarded national recognition, making a total of seven degree programs that now hold this distinction. This recognition involves an intensive evaluation of each of these programs by their respective Specialized Professional Associations (SPA) under the umbrella of […]

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Save the Date: Poverty Simulation on Campus March 19

Save the Date: Poverty Simulation on Campus March 19

| January 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The School of Education’s Department of Teacher Education is again hosting a poverty simulation experience on Tuesday, March 19, from 8:30 – 11:00 a.m., in the Sunnen Lounge.  All members of the Webster University community are invited and welcome to participate. Poverty: A Pressing Issue A total of 15.5 million children, or one in every […]

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Six Webster Alumni Receive Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards

| November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

In addition to faculty member Allan MacNeill, professor, History, Politics, and International Relations, six Webster University alumni were also among the 93 local educators honored with 2012 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards. Recipients were selected by their schools’ administration to celebrate their achievements and dedication to the teaching profession. A ceremony and reception was held […]

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Snapshots: 2012 Sustainability Institute for PK12 Educators

Snapshots: 2012 Sustainability Institute for PK12 Educators

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sustainability — the mission to assure a productive, safe, viable future — has many contexts, education chief among them. Toward that context, the 2nd Annual Sustainability Institute for PK12 Educators concludes this week (June 25-28) at Webster University’s home campus in St. Louis. The premise: While the responsibility for solving the world’s problems cannot rest […]

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Reggio Emilia Leader Lella Gandini Visits Webster

Reggio Emilia Leader Lella Gandini Visits Webster

| March 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dr. Lella Gandini, the United States liaison for the dissemination of early childhood education known as the Reggio Emilia approach, was a guest speaker at Webster University’s home campus Wednesday, March 21. With some 150 attendees including Webster University School of Education faculty and students, Gandini discussed core concepts from the just-released third edition of  […]

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Snapshot: President in the Classroom with Teacher Education Students

Snapshot: President in the Classroom with Teacher Education Students

| February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Webster University President Beth Stroble began her career in the classroom, and that setting is never far from her mind. She recently visited School of Education students as a guest speaker in Carol Hoyt’s EDUC 4110: Methods of Teaching Secondary English course. Hoyt is associate professor in Webster’s Department of Teacher Education. Stroble shared her […]

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School of Education St. Louis Refugee Food Drive

School of Education St. Louis Refugee Food Drive

| November 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

From Ionela Bock, visiting assistant professor, School of Education: Dear Webster community and dear colleagues, Many of you may know that the School of Education has had a successful, long-standing relationship with the SLPS ESOL Migrant/Refugee Center, a program that serves the St. Louis newly-arrived refugee/immigrant children and their families.

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