The real work behind student teaching

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During the last semester of their senior year, many education majors head back to the classroom. No, they haven’t been skipping class for the last four years. They’re heading to elementary, middle and high schools for two placements as a student teacher. They’ll spend time observing students and faculty before they take over the class […]

Opportunities Abound for Gannon Education Majors

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If you’re considering a major in education, you already know there’s a whole lot more to learning to teach than making bulletin boards and coloring. The first step is deciding which education track you want to be on. The education program is broken down into three areas based on grade level. Early childhood education covers […]

How Ben Franklin Helps Me Teach

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Well, my first placement of student teaching is almost over! The past seven weeks have gone by so fast. Words alone cannot describe the experience I had student teaching in a preschool autistic support classroom. Although I was hesitant at first, I can honestly say that the placement has given me new knowledge as I […]