Education Edge

The official blog of the Ole Miss School of Education

Third Annual Mississippi FTC Robotics Championship Scheduled for Feb. 21

by UM School of Education on February 6, 2015

FTCThe Third Annual Mississippi FTC Robotics Championship will take place at UM’s Oxford campus on Saturday, February 21.

Hosted by the Center for Mathematics and Science Education, the event will begin at 8 a.m. at the Jackson Avenue Center.

This year’s event will feature 22 teams of high school students from across the state competing in a robotics competition called “Cascade Effect.” [Read More…]

Teacher Candidates Visit Birmingham for Annual Rebel Road Trip

by UM School of Education on January 23, 2015

EdgeRR2015The UM School of Education’s Fourth Annual Rebel Road Trip brought together 72 senior teacher candidates to visit Birmingham, Alabama, on Thursday, January 22.

The group, which included seniors from UM’s Oxford, Booneville, DeSoto and Tupelo campuses, visited the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and 16th Street Baptist Church [Read More…]

Attention Students: New Printing Procedures in Guyton Hall

by UM School of Education on November 12, 2014

The UM School of Education has introduced a new process for student printing in Guyton Hall. All SOE students now have access to two monochromatic laser printers located in Guyton Hall rooms 215 and 225. A fee of $.10 per page will automatically be billed to students’ bursar account. Before printing, students must log in with their WebID and password and download the printer software. Under the new system, students will be able to print from anywhere on the Oxford campus. [Read More…]

Joe Sumrall Pens Science Education E-Book

by UM School of Education on September 26, 2014

SumrallEbookJoe Sumrall of the University of Mississippi School of Education has recently published his very first e-book.

The text titled Doing What Scientists and Engineers Do: How to Create an Elementary Science Classroom Where Students Are Successful at Doing Science and Engineering, is aimed at pre-service teachers with the goal of helping educators make science in a K-6 classroom setting practical, educational and enjoyable. The e-book was published by Sentia Publishing in Austin, Texas. [Read More…]

Meet Our New Faculty & Staff!

by UM School of Education on September 22, 2014

The School of Education Welcomes 12 new faculty and staff members for the 2014-2015 academic year! Read more about the new faces of the SOE [Read More…]