Mythbusting Monday is a series of blog posts where we invite different faculty members from the College of Education to discuss education myths and how or what we are doing to combat the myth, fix the myth, etc. We want our faculty to have a voice in busting these myths and we hope by making these issues […]
Reinventing ‘Rigor’ in Education
A Guest Column by Professor Cathy Hartman
I have been troubled by the word rigor, often used today to describe something lacking in contemporary education. Standardized testing of students can supposedly expose and even correct non-rigorous instruction, or perhaps even worse, there are perceptions that standardized tests in and of themselves […]
Mythbusting Monday is a series of blog posts where we invite different faculty members from the College of Education to discuss education myths and how or what we are doing to combat the myth, fix the myth, etc. We want our faculty to have a voice in busting these myths and we hope by making these issues personal we […]Continue Reading →
Let’s Move Beyond the Headshaking
The news is full of stories about education. Articles that discuss teacher regulations or programs that tout sending underprepared teachers in to work with our most vulnerable children are in newspapers and blogs everywhere. We often shake our heads as we lament, “I wish they could see my kids […]Continue Reading →
College of Education has been notified that we are the recipients of the 2015 National Model of Excellence for The Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education (AILACTE). We are very honored to receive this prestigious award.
The award criteria included the following statement of distinction:
An exceptional AILACTE institution is engaged in […]Continue Reading →
We’d like to congratulate the College of Education students who were recognized in the Top 100 Students at Butler. We’re so proud of you – way to go!
Carly Allen Mary English Elizabeth Gormley Kaitlin Klein Anastasia Luc Brett McMurray Rebecca Pokrandt Katrina Rodriguez Olivia Rudd Dessirae Turner Amber Zimay
These students will be recognized […]Continue Reading →
Butler University’s Master of Science in School Counseling program was recently ranked #8 of the “Top 25 Most Affordable, Accredited graduate Degree Programs in Counseling and Psychology in the Midwest 2014″ by www.bestcounselingdegrees.net. The College of Education is very proud of this distinction!
The Master of Science in School Counseling accepts 24 students to its […]Continue Reading →
Several of our faculty from the College of Education Graduate School Counseling program were invited to be part of the First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative, which is focusing on college and career readiness. This convening was a partnership between the White House’s College Opportunity Agenda and the Reach Higher Initiative. Dr. Tom Keller […]Continue Reading →
Congratulations to Jill Allen (’13) and Mindy Welch (’79) for winning $1,000 from the NFL Play60 campaign! The NFL Play60 initiative is promoting health, fitness and wellness by encouraging kids to play at least 60 minutes per day. The Butler Lab School Movement Studio applied for this contest. Jill Allen request was to be able […]Continue Reading →
We have great news to share from the Butler Lab School Movement Studio! Jill Allen (Butler COE ’13) submitted an equipment/resources request through Donors Choose for the Movement Studio. You can read more about the Donors Choose organization at www.donorschoose.org. This morning Jill received the exciting news that the NFL has chosen to feature […]Continue Reading →