Upcoming Events

Psychology Faculty Meeting

October 04, 2016
11:00 AM
Visser Hall, Rm 319

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JIEE One-Day Workshop: Active Learning through Maker Spaces

October 05, 2016
08:30 AM
Jones Institute for Educational Excellence The Earl Center at Emporia State University 1601 State, Emporia, KS

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Psychology Club Meeting

October 06, 2016
05:00 PM
Visser Hall, Rm 312

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ISEA Sand Volleyball Social

October 06, 2016
07:00 PM
Sonic (1101 W. 6th Ave.), Emporia

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News from The Teachers College

Professional Development Opportunities for Educators

Educators are being offered opportunities to increase their skill and knowledge through workshops and conferences provided this fall through The Teachers College at Emporia State ...

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President Builds Relationships During Visit to Washington, D.C.

Meeting national leaders, re-connecting with alumni, shepherding existing relationships and building new relations were goals for ESU President Allison Garrett’s trip to ...

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School Districts Benefit from Mobilizing Literacy Launch

Students from preschool to third grade in 11 Kansas school districts will benefit from the new Mobilizing Literacy program at Emporia State University. The program, created by The...

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From September 15, 2015 WIBW, "Emporia State celebrates their new Art Therapy facility and program birthday"

Art Therapy celebrates its new space

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From September 13, 2015 Topeka Capital-Journal, "Washburn Rural, Silver Lake, Cair Paravel students score well on ACT test"

James Persinger, interim chairman of the department of psychology in the Teachers College at Emporia State University, says ACT scores are helpful for gauging a teenager’s academic preparedness for college.

But, Persinger cautioned, the scores don’t fully correlate with college success — meaning, for example, that a student with a low score can do better in college than a student with a high score — nor have the scores been shown to measure teacher or school quality.

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From June 8, 2015, Bright, medium.com's publication about innovation in education, "Treating Student Teachers Like Doctors-In-Training"

Instead of one semester of student teaching, which is common at many teacher preparation programs, students at Emporia State complete a full year of student teaching at partner school districts across the state. Students are strategically matched with “mentor teachers” to ensure a good fit — a shy student would, for example, be matched with a mentor who has had success helping student teachers overcome classroom stage fright. Mentor teachers and principals are trained on how to supervise student teachers.

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