Watson Chronicle

WATSON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Support for Educators in the Field

PDS Hosts Professional Learning Events for Partnership Teachers

WCE’s PDS Office holds Professional Learning Days each semester for site coordinators and partnership teachers hosting interns from the Watson College. In March, the Professional Learning "Day" was spread across an entire week to accommodate busy teacher schedules. The theme of the series was “Techno-Stressed? Fostering Resilience in Yourself and Your Students!” more...

Fulbright Fellows Creatively Explore the Question, “Why Teach?”

UNCW welcomed thirteen international fellows from the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program to Wilmington in January. Over the course of six weeks, the fellows participated in academic studies and workshops, virtual field experiences and cultural exchanges. On March 11, Candace Thompson, Kathryn Batten and Tonia McKoy engaged the fellows in a creative exploration of the question, “Why Teach?” more...

Harris Muhlstein is Guest Speaker at Foldscope Live Workshop

MarineQuest School Programs Coordinator Harris Muhlstein led a Foldscope Live workshop on February 16. The workshop, titled “Investigating Plankton and Harmful Algae with Foldscope!” was the 16th episode in a series of live online experiences filmed with presenters from all over the world. Foldscope introduced the series in May 2020 to help people stay connected to science during the global pandemic. more...