Writing Deepens Learning: Training Your Brain

Learning to write is essential, it broadens and deepens learning.  Learning to write and writing to learn needs to happen in our classrooms. Writing is a necessary skill and one of the most difficult to teach and to learn.  The process of writing can enhance creative expression and boosts college and career-readiness. Don’t ask why … Continue reading Writing Deepens Learning: Training Your Brain

Science Literacy Supported Reading Fair

College of Education students currently enrolled in Dr. Meg Delgato’s Science Concepts in the Elementary Classroom (SCE 4113), hosted a reading fair supporting science literacy.  The event was held on  March 27, at the Clearwater Campus. The fair featured a selection of children’s books with themes related to various aspects of science. The reading fair … Continue reading Science Literacy Supported Reading Fair

Volunteers Service Learning Fun for ALL!

  Thirteen student volunteers went to guide the athletes in their competitions and skills at the Special Olympics Region VI Games.  The events were held at Lakewood High School in March over SPC’s Spring break this year.  College of Education preservice teacher volunteers enjoyed the day of service and fun. The Pinellas County Special Olympics … Continue reading Volunteers Service Learning Fun for ALL!

Legislation Insight – Elite Educator Student

St. Petersburg College student leaders had an opportunity to gain insight into the legislative process in February on a retreat to Tallahassee. Ed Woodruff, SPC’s Government Relations Director, held a roundtable discussion with the 40 participants invited.  Michelle Feo is in College of Education’s Elite Educator Program.  This is a partnership with SPC and Pinellas … Continue reading Legislation Insight – Elite Educator Student

Alternative Route to Teaching – Educator Prep Institute

Black male student, black male teacher

Educator Prep Institutes are designed for baccalaureate degree holders to become certified teachers.  If you have a non-education Bachelor’s degree or are a career changer considering an alternative route —  become a quality educator!  The College of Education at SPC has the perfect state-approved program for you. St. Petersburg College’s (SPC) Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) is … Continue reading Alternative Route to Teaching – Educator Prep Institute