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

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