Only one in ten elementary school teachers are men, according to Education Week. “It’s no lie that male elementary educators are highly needed,” Bryce Wilson, senior elementary education major, said. “I have always thought that male teachers in the elementary setting can make a real impact,” Megan Angel, Wilson’s cooperating teacher at Willard Schools, said. “The … [Read more...] about One in ten or one in a million?
Eminence, Missouri’s population sits at about 600. The poverty rate of Eminence is 23.8 percent. That’s two times the national average. About 75 percent of the school children qualify for free or reduced lunches. But Whitney Randolph, graduate student in the elementary education program at Missouri State University, has a different perspective of Eminence. “Our community … [Read more...] about Bringing the joy of books to a community in need
From the very first moments, your child is learning. They are soaking in their environment and learning to interact with it. Dr. Sascha Mowrey, assistant professor of early childhood education at Missouri State University, gives tips for preparing your child for a lifetime of learning. To her, one of the most important characteristics that parents can instill in a child is … [Read more...] about Cradle to kindergarten: Preparing for education
Reading and writing serve as the foundation for so much of elementary school education and always has. While that remains unchanged, expectations of children and teachers evolve with the times. Dr. Chloe Bolyard, assistant professor of elementary education at Missouri State University, shares recent changes in elementary education. Evolving education One of the biggest … [Read more...] about How elementary education has evolved
Imagine being an elementary school teacher. You’re ready to further your education, but you don’t want to leave your day job teaching. What do you do? Initially established as a teacher’s college in 1905, Missouri State University still has a strong commitment to educate future teachers of all kinds. Recently ranked No. 4 on CollegeChoice.net’s list of the “25 Best Online … [Read more...] about Not a surprise: online master’s in elementary education ranked high