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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…]

UM Graduate Students Provide Literacy Support at Lafayette School

by UM School of Education on July 9, 2014

GauthierClassEdgeA group of University of Mississippi graduate students spent part of their summer working with children at Lafayette County Upper Elementary School to gain hands-on experience in literacy instruction and intervention while offering summertime support to rising third- and fourth-graders.

The newly redesigned Clinical Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Problems class was comprised of 14 master’s and doctoral students currently enrolled in the UM School of Education’s elementary education graduate program. Throughout June, [Read More…]

Alumna Begins Interdisciplinary Ph.D. at Stanford University

by UM School of Education on May 14, 2014

RosieEDGEOle Miss higher education alumna Rosie Nelson has been accepted into Stanford University’s doctoral program in Social Sciences, Humanities and Interdisciplinary Policy Studies in Education.

A native of Santa Monica, Calif., Nelson came to UM in 2009 to pursue a master’s degree in sociology after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley. After graduating from UM in 2011, she spent a year developing service learning projects at the UM School of Engineering as part of the AmeriCorps’ North Mississippi VISTA Project and eventually enrolled in the School of Education’s master’s program [Read More…]

Photo Opp: Education Grad Students Visit Ireland in March

by UM School of Education on March 28, 2014

edge2014-03-07 21.16.39Nine University of Mississippi education students gained a multicultural perspective on education during a weeklong study abroad experience to Ireland in March.

The group of graduate students and assistant professor Dr. Susan Bennett traveled to Dublin on March 6 where they stayed in dormitories at St. Patrick’s College in the nearby community of Maynooth.

“It was very interesting because the educational experiences are so different than ours,” said Emmie Angel, [Read More…]