Cheryl Lindeman

Lindeman presents research on ‘Cultivating Curiosity’ at Queen’s University Belfast

Cheryl Lindeman on the campus of Queen's University Belfast

Today, education professor Cheryl Lindeman is presenting her research on intellectual curiosity in the classroom as part of the 26th International Conference on Learning hosted by Queen’s University Belfast in Ireland. The theme for the 2019 International Conference on Learning is “Learning to Make a Social Difference.” In her presentation, titled “Informal STEM Learning: Cultivating... READ MORE >>

Randolph earns state approval for new elementary education program

Randolph teaching alumna Kate Thornhill works with students in her elementary school classroom

Randolph College is pleased to announce a new major in elementary education. The program was approved earlier this week by Governor Ralph Northam as part of a new initiative to address the statewide—and nationwide—shortage of Pre-K through 6th grade teachers. Northam announced that the state policy boards for elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education approved 53... READ MORE >>

Curious About Curiosity

Education professor Cheryl Lindeman and Jasmine Fowler '20 craft more blocks for their

Like Santa Claus at Christmas time, Jasmine Fowler ’20 and education professor Cheryl Lindeman have been loading up a large bag with items for children to enjoy. But instead of toys, the young students they visit this summer will receive mysterious blocks, puzzles, and other objects meant to stir their curiosity. Fowler and Lindeman have... READ MORE >>

Kids in College program creates picture of success

Kids in College

As she finished sketching a giant eyeball on the side of the green fish, Lily burst into laughter. Other Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School classmates around the table joined in when Anthony Hardy ’18 suggested she name her creation “Illuminati Mona Lisa” or “Illumilisa.” The drawing was included on one of two posters that the... READ MORE >>

Work by Randolph student and professor helps children understand the environmental impact of a local train derailment

Addie Moore '17 meets with Cheryl Lindeman to discuss the lesson plan she is developing to help children understand the environmental impact of the 2014 Lynchburg train derailment.

Most children enjoy learning about trains, but something Thomas the Tank Engine doesn’t teach them is what happens when a train runs off the tracks. That’s where Addie Moore ’17 comes in. The curricular studies major from Lexington, Virginia is working with education professor Cheryl Lindeman on a Summer Research project designed to help young... READ MORE >>

Lunch and Learn sessions connect students with faculty

Classics professor Susan Stevens discusses her research with students at a Lunch and Learn session.

Randolph students have a new opportunity to learn from professors in an informal setting this semester. Each Monday, the Center for Student Research sponsors a “Lunch and Learn” that invites students to dine with professors for informal discussions about one professor’s research and creative work. The program was organized to help students become more engaged... READ MORE >>