Cultural Collections Arrive Fall 2018

The Cultural Collections will be a working assemblage where faculty and COE students can continually add ideas, lessons, and activities to share.  The College of Education recently used funds from a grant for the Elementary Education program to purchase artifacts such as multicultural books, lesson plans, activities, games, music, and more.  Themed collections will be … Continue reading Cultural Collections Arrive Fall 2018

Minority Teacher Education Scholarship Supports Teachers

  Minority Teacher Education Scholarship supports our future teachers.  College of Education Academic Program Coordinator, Sherri Kent-Roberts and COE faculty, Dr. Meg Delgato, attended the Florida Fund Minority Teachers (FFMT) Board of Directors Meeting in Orlando in June.  The Primary Contact for the FFMT scholarships at SPC is Sherri.  SPC COE staff were joined by … Continue reading Minority Teacher Education Scholarship Supports Teachers

Graduate Accolades from College of Ed

Graduate Accolades from the College of Education to: Martinique Kelty graduated from SPC in spring 2015. In fall 2017 Martinique graduated USF with a Masters in Exceptional Student Education and an Infant Family Health Certification.  She is currently an ESE Support Facilitator at Azalea Middle School. Accolades from Council for Exceptional Children to: The Council … Continue reading Graduate Accolades from College of Ed

Educational Sign Language Interpreting – New Track Fall 2018

Educational Sign Language Interpreting is the new track the College of Education will be offering under our Educational Studies & Community Leadership degree. The purpose of the Educational Sign Language Interpreting concentration is to provide a unique undergrad education experience designed to meet the needs of individuals who want to work in a K-12 setting … Continue reading Educational Sign Language Interpreting – New Track Fall 2018

Subject Area Exam (SAE) Content Area Additions

For College of Education students facing the Subject Area Exam (SAE), studying for all areas can seem like a daunting task.   Certified teachers in the state of Florida are required to pass a series of three tests. One, the Subject Area Exam is designed to test for knowledge of subject matter. However, since the … Continue reading Subject Area Exam (SAE) Content Area Additions

Early Childhood Literacy, Community Fun

Rothman Supports Early Childhood Literacy in Our Community First of all,  Rothman Family Foundation is a huge supporter of Early Childhood literacy in Pinellas County.  Improving literacy among the community’s youngest scholars is one of Rothman’s commitments.  Sets of books and mini child size bookbags for completing their coursework in Early Childhood development was the … Continue reading Early Childhood Literacy, Community Fun

Sensory Experience in Diverse Populations Class

  Students on the Seminole campus recently experienced a unique active learning situation in a Diverse Populations classroom setting of Dr. Jennifer Lechner.  A sensory experience affects a human’s senses: sound, sight, touch, smell and taste.  To help navigate different areas of the campus each visually impaired student was paired with another student for safety. … Continue reading Sensory Experience in Diverse Populations Class

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