Dr. Ellie Blair, faculty member in the School of Teaching and Learning, has published the chapter, “Transformative Teacher Leadership is Inclusive Education: A Cross-Cultural Consideration of Teachers’ Work in Jamaica and The United States” in the book, Responding to Learner Diversity and Learning Difficulties, D. Conrad and S. Blackman (Editors),in the series, Caribbean Discourse in Inclusive Education, Volume II. The book provides critical reflections and recommendations on the way educational communities respond to student diversity and learning difficulties.
Debby Singleton (PRM Faculty) and Jake Burcaw (PRM student) presented “Hungry Hippos to Harry Potter: Move More through Pop Culture” at the annual NC Recreation & Parks Association conference held in Winston Salem, October 24-26. The workshop focused on how to use pop culture to create engaging and fun physical activities. Ms. Singleton also presented a workshop entitled, “Strategies for the Life-Work Pendulum”.
Betty Jo Moore, a current middle grades education graduate student with a STEM concentration, will be featured in the November/December 2018 “member spotlight” in the National Science Teacher Associateion (NSTA) Science Scope Journal. Moore is in 11th year of teaching science and currently teaches at the Wiley Magnet Middle School in Winston-Salem, NC.