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Teacher exchange: UNT program helps educators learn about methods, culture across borders

Teachers in the exchange program participate in a workshop together.

By Mary Murphy

Annual conference focuses on more effective teaching methods

North Texas principals, teachers, superintendents and school board members gathered at UNT Nov. 11 for the annual Education Leadership Conference hosted by the College of Education.

At this year's conference, educators learned how they can adjust their teaching methods to better benefit students. The conference featured speakers, research presentations, breakout groups and keynote speaker Yong Zhao, presidential chair and director of the Institute for Global and Online Education at the University of Oregon.

Delegation from Mexico to discuss cross-border differences in teacher education

Visiting faculty and students from Escuela Normal para Educadoras de Arandas in Jalisco, Mexico, will discuss contrasting approaches to educating teachers in Mexico and the United States during the Meadows Chair for Excellence in Education lecture at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 8, in UNT's Matthews Hall.

Meadows Chair Lecture - Teacher Education in Mexico: Contrasting Approaches

October 8, 2015 - 11:00am
Matthews Hall 209

FlyerProf. José Luis Arce Lepe and Prof. Julio Edgardo Arellano Velázquez
Escuela Normal para Educadoras de Arandas, Jalisco, México

COE alumna accepts director position with TEA

SpradyleyUNT College of Education alumna Mackie V. Spradley recently accepted the position of director of Enrichment Education and Programs with the Texas Education Agency. In her new role, she will provide leadership and guidance for the areas of enrichment curriculum and related statewide programs.

Royce George receives the OCA Award

Royce George, UNT Senior Lecturer in Educational Leadership, was selected for the 2015 Exemplary Online Teacher & Course Award for his class on theories of organizational development and reform.

The award is given every year by the Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Redesign (CLEAR) to acknowledge UNT faculty that design and teach outstanding online courses.

Substitute teaching to ease the pain of cancer

Student-Teacher Krixia Funa

The week before Kristi Singley's kindergarten class had a trip to Fort Worth Zoo, she contacted student-teacher Krixia Funa.

UNT faculty and students present at national conference

In March a group of UNT faculty members attended and presented at the National Association for Bilingual Education in Nevada.