Fall 2018 EDUC 102 James Scholar Poster Presentations

Instructor Adam Poetzel and his EDUC 102 James Scholar students hosted a poster session on December 13, 2018, at the College of Education. Faculty, staff, and peers interacted with the James Scholar Education students as they shared their research.

These first-year students enrolled in the Freshman Honors Seminar course and are studying in the College’s early childhood, elementary, special education, learning & education studies, and middle grades programs.

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James Scholar Blogs about her Experiences as a James Scholar in the College of Education

Rachel Hernandez, a James Scholar majoring in Middle Grade Education with concentrations in Social Science and Literacy, blogs about her experiences as a James Scholar and the benefits of the program. Visit her main blog page to see first hand how being a James Scholar has impacted her college life and personal growth.

Online Article Available with Details on James Scholar Recognition Brunch & Honorees

May 10, 2018

The College of Education published an article on the annual James Scholar recognition Brunch. This article highlights the details of the event and includes some quotes from honorees as well as attendees. Please visit https://education.illinois.edu/about/news-events/news/article/2018/05/08/college-s-james-scholars-honored to read the article!

Social Emotional Learning Workshop Given by Current James Scholars

February 7, 2018

Kayla Dossett and Lindsey Pingsterhaus gave a workshop for CI 420 students that discussed their experiences with Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and how to implement those practices in placements and classrooms as future educators. The workshop included topics such as how students acquire social skills through learning and interacting with peers as well as working through conflict resolution under teacher supervision. Kayla and Lindsey shared the ways they had incorporated SEL in their placements and how they witnessed their student's emotional growth and maturity throughout the process. 

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