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STEM + C Book Recommendations

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The weather is warming up and that means summer reading list time is coming! Why not add these excellent book recommendations for students in STEM and children and girls in STEM + C  to your reading list? Courtesy of ReigningIt!  There are also a few resources for teachers listed. Please share!

 

 

Fall 2018 Registration is Coming-Consider taking ENG 2470: Teaching English as a Second Language

Hey Education Students! Registration for Fall 2018 is fast approaching. Check out this course opportunity offered through the St. Kate’s English Department. This is a tremendous opportunity to gain experience in teaching ESL.

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Job Opportunity

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Recent graduates and alumni: if you are looking for employment, there is a long-term substitute position at St Hubert School  in Chanhassen, Minnesota.  Please see the job description for more details!

Dr. Kelly Publishes Article

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Congratulations to Dr. Kate Kelly who’s recent article, “Data is Extremely Useful!” Preservice Teachers Growth in Literacy Assessment and Instructionhas been published in the ​Journal of Scholastic Inquiry: Special Edition Fall 2017, Volume 8, Issue 1 (link opens article).

Using a case study framework, Dr. Kelly studied the confidence and proficiency of preservice teachers (PTs) in the area of literacy assessment and instruction. The mixed methods study was conducted in a U.S. university literacy methods course, taught both on campus and at a partner K-6 elementary school. Through the Case Study Report, the culminating signature assignment of the course, PTs develop and use assessment tools to measure student learning, organize literacy instruction with attention to the diverse strengths, needs, and interests of students, and work collaboratively and productively in an elementary school setting. Analysis of survey and assessment results indicate that preservice teachers feel more prepared for the realities of assessment and instruction in their future teaching, they better understand literacy development in the context of classroom instruction, and they are more confident in their teaching of literacy as a result of the field-based case study assignment, though they need additional support developing expertise in assessment knowledge.

Thank you Dr. Kelly for your scholarship!

Wearable Technology & 3D Printing Fashion Designer on Campus in February!

St. Kates LogoThe St. Kate’s Apparel, Merchandising and Design Department is pleased to announce a 2-day Guest Speaker event sponsored by the School of Business and Professional Studies. This event is focused on technology to advance digital literacy, future scholarship, and explore a successful business model for technology infused fashion and foster industry partnerships. Sylvia Heisel, a fashion designer, will be on campus from Wednesday, February 21 – Friday, February 23.

 Sylvia Heisel, is a fashion designer and creative director working with new materials, manufacturing and physical computing for fashion and wearables. Based in New York, Sylvia is an expert on 3D printing, functional fashion, design for smart wearables, and new materials manufacturing applications for fashion.  She is currently developing a work-flow and manufacturing system for 3D printed apparel and she was named one of the “12 Amazing People You Need To Know in New York Fashion Tech”.  If you would like additional information on Sylvia Heisel, check out this website (link opens to website).

 We would like to invite you to a series of presentations:

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

PUBLIC LECTURE – 4:00-5:00pm — Recital Hall

This lecture will be on wearable garment technology, 3D printing, and sustainability

QUESTION/ANSWER – 5:00-5:30pm

Friday, February 23, 2018

Classroom Presentation: Technology Trends in Fashion- 11:45am-12:45pm- Fontbonne 108

NOTE: PLEASE RSVP for the Classroom Presentation to Barb Gritzmacher at begritzmacher@stkate.edu  no later than February 12, 2018 to be sure there’ll enough space for all who want to attend. 

 

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