EdTech Brings Regional Educators to UMW

From left to right, seventh-grader Danbi Rhee, second-grade teacher Roxanne Edwards, third-grade teacher Juliette Snyder and sixth-grader Ben Kopek introduce EdTech participants to Frames and Shares and explain how it can be used in an elementary classroom.

Educators from across the region came together March 14 for the Fourth Annual EdTech Conference at the University of Mary Washington to talk about ways to change learning in the digital age. … [Read more...]

Literacy Symposium Attracts Participants Statewide

Patty Breland, reading specialist at Kate Waller Barrett Elementary Schools takes notes during a breakout session at the 4th Annual Literacy Leaders Symposium.

Nearly 150 literacy leaders came together Oct. 10 for the fourth Annual Literacy Leadership Symposium at the University of Mary Washington Stafford campus. … [Read more...]

UMW Hosts Annual Literacy Symposium, Oct. 10

Area educators will learn classroom strategies and leadership techniques at the fourth annual Literacy Leaders Symposium at UMW.

The University of Mary Washington College of Education and Stafford County Public Schools will co-host the fourth annual Literacy Leadership Symposium: Reaching All Learners on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. … [Read more...]

UMW College of Education Hosts Literacy Leaders Symposium

At the Literacy Leaders Symposium, educators will

The University of Mary Washington College of Education and Stafford County Public Schools hosted the third annual Literacy Leaders Symposium on Wednesday, Oct. 17. The symposium, “Literacy Leadership: Catalyst for Change,” allowed educators to engage in professional discussions of how literacy teaching and learning are impacting Virginia K-12 students, school divisions and education stakeholders. The symposium included a keynote presentation from William Brozo, professor of literacy at George Mason University. Brozo is the author of numerous articles and books on literacy development for children and young adults, including “Content Literacy for Today’s Adolescents.”  His research focuses on adolescent and content literacy, secondary literacy reform, struggling learners and closing the literacy achievement gap for boys. Brozo received a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina and a master’s and doctorate from the University of South Carolina. The day also … [Read more...]