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Faculty Feature Friday: Tuning in to the Future
On: 23 Jun 2017 20:40
For the past four years Dr. Abbie Brown, East Carolina University Professor and Interim Chair in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Instructional Technology Education, has been reaching students and colleagues over the streaming airwaves of his podcast. The podcast, Trends & Issues in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, & Learning Sciences, began in 2013 and is produced by Brown and his colleague Dr. Tim Green, professor of educational technology at California State University. Brown said the idea for the podcast arose after he used Flipboard—an Continue reading →

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Haiti Trip Educates Future Teacher
On: 22 Jun 2017 20:34
Rising East Carolina University junior Jenna Murdock was one of eight ECU Honors College students that visited Haiti in May thanks to a generous donation from ECU alumnus Chip Chesson. While the group spent a majority of the trip in medical settings, the time the group spent inside one local school changed the way Murdock approaches her future as an educator. “We hiked close to 2 miles on rough terrain to reach the Saint Antoine School,” Murdock said. “Some of the children we saw at Continue reading →

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ECU Hosts Workshop for Teachers to Relay Dangers of Substance Dependencies
On: 21 Jun 2017 16:48
  The East Carolina University Science Education Against Drug Abuse Partnership (SEADAP) hosted its fourth annual three-day workshop on June 19-21 for a group of local teachers in grades 6-12. During the workshop, teachers learn hands-on activities that will help relay the dangers of drug dependencies to their students. The workshop was co-created by Dr. Rhea Miles from ECU, and Dr. Scott Rawls from Temple University, and began in 2014 with a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Using planarians — a species Continue reading →

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Pirate Principal: ECU Lab School Leader Named
On: 12 Jun 2017 19:14
Tasha Rodriguez has been named principal of the East Carolina University Laboratory School, which will open this fall at South Greenville Elementary School. Rodriguez’s appointment is effective May 8. She currently is an assistant principal at Grifton School. “I am thankful for the opportunity to have served Grifton School, the families and community for the last three years,” Rodriguez said. “The major lesson I’ve learned from the Grifton community is the importance of having pride for the school. I will carry this with me as Continue reading →

Masters of Math Grads
Masters of Math
On: 07 Jun 2017 16:05
Thirty teachers from eastern North Carolina complete graduate degrees     By Crystal Baity ECU News Services Thirty high school math teachers in eastern North Carolina recently earned their master’s degrees in education thanks to a unique blend of off campus, face to face and online classes led by East Carolina University faculty. It was the largest graduating class in the history of the program, which usually only has a few students complete the master’s program for high school mathematics each year, said Dr. Rose Continue reading →