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April 3, 2014
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SOE Seniors Try to Solve Real-Life Teaching Problems Through Research [4/3/2014]

ActionResearch-ThumbnailWhich is better for learning — small groups or full-classroom instruction? Does individual teacher attention really improve a struggling student’s reading? How do you get rambunctious boys to behave? Those were just a few of the questions that Baylor School of Education (SOE) seniors tackled as part of the 2014 Action Research Symposium. After designing and implementing research projects in the classrooms where they are teaching as full-time interns, one hundred Baylor seniors presented their findings on April 1. The teaching interns worked with mentor teachers in their classrooms to develop and implement the research, and many of those mentors were on hand at the Symposium, along with school principals and the superintendents from area districts. Continue Reading →

March 24, 2014
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HHPR Student Named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week [3/24/2014]

Athletics – Baseball vs Oklahoma State – Baylor Ballpark – 03/22/2014Baylor baseball starting pitcher Austin Stone was named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Monday. The Bears are now the first-ever Big 12 school to win the honor in three straight weeks. Stone’s accolade gives Baylor its fourth weekly league honor of the season as Darryn Sheppard was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week on Feb. 17. Read more about it on the Baylor Athletic site here.

March 24, 2014
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Action Research Symposium for Teaching Interns will be April 1 [3/21/14]

ActionResearch-ThumbnailOn Tuesday, April 1, senior interns in the Baylor School of Education’s (SOE) Teacher Education Program will showcase their research to more than 250 mentor teachers, principals and district superintendents and administrators. Students’ qualitative and quantitative findings will answer “the wondering” they experience while working in pre-K through 12 classrooms. Continue Reading →