The University of Delaware College of Education and Human Development will hold an open house for people interested in pursuing a graduate degree in education or human development from 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, in Room 116 of the Willard Hall Education Building.
Participants will learn about all of the college’s graduate programs, including the [...]
The 13th Annual Festival of Words will be held Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Appoquinimink High School. For more information, contact Christy Payne. Follow this link for the flyer.
Rachel Karchmer-Klein, an associate professor in the University of Delaware’s School of Education, is teaching future educators to read and write multimodal texts, which includes everything from literature on a Kindle or iPad to information on a website. Read more….
UD alumna Heidi Fagerberg published her first children’s book, featuring her animal friends on St. Kitts island. Read more…
The ERC has obtained a membership to the Common Core Curriculum Mapping Project for English Language Arts (Grade K-12). The Common Core Curriculum Mapping Project provides educators with high-quality, low-cost curriculum tools based on the Common Core State Standards. These detailed curriculum maps and sample lesson plans are designed to help K-12 educators create the [...]
In April, the University of Delaware’s professional education unit was granted accreditation for their initial teacher preparation and advanced preparation levels through the NCATE national accreditation process. This accreditation indicates the professional education unit was once again able to meet the rigorous standards set forth by the professional education community. Read more…
Among the faculty promotions announced by the Board of Trustees on May 9, 2012, are five faculty members in the Professional Education Programs. Promoted to full frofessor were Sharon Walpole of the School of Education and Suzanne Burton in the Department of Music. Tonya Bartell, School of Education; Deborah Bieler, Department of English; and Iva [...]
The 2012 Teach in Delaware Day and Project Search, education job fairs sponsored by the University of Delaware BoA Career Services Center and the University Council on Teacher Education (UCTE) will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 and on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. at the Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center at the University of [...]
For those of you who enjoy reading books on your iPads, Kindles, Nooks, etc, the ERC catalog now has access to over 400 free eBooks from the Project Gutenberg files.
Follow these steps to download: • Go to http://www.erc.udel.edu • Click on Online Catalog (right sidebar) • After clicking on the Online Catalog, you may [...]
The winners of the ALA Youth Media Awards were announced at the mid-winter meeting of the American Library Association in Dallas, Texas on January 23, 2012. For a complete list of winners and honor books, please follow this LINK.
John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature:
“Dead End in Norvelt,” [...]