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School of Education News

AU alum's Learning Tree ministry guides play in educational direction

Tue, 2011-01-04 10:28 -- univcomm
January 4, 2011

Peeking in a window, it may appear that these toddlers are merely playing. What the observer cannot readily see is that they are also learning.

While adults may sit down in a lecture or in front of the computer to learn, children are “sponges” that continually soak up knowledge, no matter what they are doing.

Affected by the movement in childhood education to direct toddler learning through play, Robyn Stinson, a 2006 Anderson University graduate, developed a vision of a new brand of day care.

SOE receives gift for new Technology Laboratory

Tue, 2010-11-30 15:06 -- univcomm
November 30, 2010

Thanks to a generous gift from the estate of the late Robert Austin, the Center for Educational Technology (CET) at Anderson University will be the home of the Robert and Marjorie Austin Education Technology Laboratory. The new laboratory features a faculty development area, a student exploratory area, and a state-of-the-art electronic classroom center.

High job placement for AU education majors

Mon, 2010-11-22 08:00 -- univcomm
November 22, 2010

Many students fear the day when they will have to leave their comfortable college community to find a job out in the “real world.” For many of last year’s Anderson University School of Education graduates, this fear did not last long. Ninety-one percent of Anderson University’s education majors found jobs within three months of graduation.