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Brock student launches interactive children’s book for iPad

Brock student launches interactive children’s book for iPad

A Brock PhD student’s idea for an interactive children’s book has grown into reality. Danielle Beckett, a certified classroom teacher who now studies learning and cognition in the Faculty of Education at the University, created The Gingerbread Man storybook for the iPad through her start-up company GroDigital.

Showcase focuses on technology in the classroom

Showcase focuses on technology in the classroom

Cassandra Aquilina and Kendall Zell know how to turn a Google+ hangout into an important teaching tool.

Education professor wins award for excellence in teaching

Education professor wins award for excellence in teaching

The only person who didn’t feel entirely at ease with Hilary Brown winning the Centre for Pedagogical Innovation’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for early career faculty was Brown herself.

Statement of Intent

Statement of Intent

The Department of Teacher Education has submitted a Statement of Intent that it wishes to introduce a new graduate program.

Aboriginal education program uses “two worlds” learning model

Aboriginal education program uses “two worlds” learning model

When Annette Mckay first began her Bachelor of Education in her northern Ontario town of Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation, she knew almost nothing of drumming, sweat lodges, smudging ceremonies, talking circles and other aspects of aboriginal cultures.

Education prof launches new children’s book, helps a cause

Education prof launches new children’s book, helps a cause

The title of Kari-Lynn Winters’ latest children’s book, Gift Days, is a poignant one.

Concurrent ed student recognized for community contributions

Concurrent ed student recognized for community contributions

When you take into account lectures, seminars and homework, a student’s life can be hectic enough, never mind the extracurricular activities in which they take part. But Krissa Donahue was able to find time through it all to make a significant difference in her community.

Conference shows why arts matter

Conference shows why arts matter

Three years ago, in the midst of a decline in funding for the arts and subsequent participation in the classroom, Brock education professors Shelley Griffin, Peter Vietgen and Kari-Lynn Winters came up with a vision that would help their teacher candidates further extend experiences in dance, music, drama and visual arts into their teacher education arts curriculum.

Publications — Nov. 2

Publications — Nov. 2

A roundup of publications for the month of October.

Aboriginal programs celebrate first graduates

Aboriginal programs celebrate first graduates

Ojisda Aimy Anderson stood out in the sea of students donning graduation gowns and hoods at fall convocation on Oct. 13.

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Homecoming 2014

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