education

Bedford teacher receives inaugural Science Teaching Award from Randolph

Randolph College recently named Bedford teacher Angela Beasley winner of the inaugural Science Teaching Award from Randolph (STAR), which honors a high school science teacher who has contributed significantly to the lives of students and exhibits excellence in the teaching of science. The award includes a $1,500 stipend, as well as an additional $1,000 as... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor honored with VACTE Student Impact Award

Cheryl Lindeman and Jasmine Fowler work together during Randolph's Summer Research Program in 2017.

The award is given each year to a faculty member who had a significant impact on an applicant to VACTE’s Initial Licensure Scholarship.... READ MORE >>

Telling their stories: Summer Research looking at how schools reflect social, economic changes

SRP 2020 Crystal Howell

Kyle May ’21 and education professor Crystal Howell are working to tell the stories of three different communities, reflected in both the industries that sustain them and the conditions of their schools, through work for Randolph’s Summer Research Program.... READ MORE >>

Deeper learning: Summer Research looks at how teachers learn

Sabrina Johnson '21 and education professor Cheryl Lindeman discuss their summer research project in downtown Lynchburg.

This summer, Sabrina Johnson ’21 and education professor Cheryl Lindeman are looking at how elementary math and science teachers create their own learning pathways through professional development activities, and how curiosity is integrated into their teaching philosophies. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph education student wins VACTE scholarship

Taylor Murphy '21

Taylor Murphy ’21 has received one of three scholarships recently awarded by the Virginia Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (VACTE).... READ MORE >>

M.A.T. students receive awards

Randolph College banner in front of Main Hall

Randolph College’s 2020 Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) graduates were recognized in a virtual ceremony this week.... READ MORE >>

Students to present research, creative work during virtual Symposium of Artists & Scholars

2019 Artists and Scholars

The Randolph College Symposium of Artists & Scholars will be held virtually this year, with presentations beginning Thursday. The event, designed for students to show off their research and creative work, will be held online, but asynchronously, meaning videos of the presenters will be pre-recorded and posted at http://sas2020.go.randolphcollege.edu. Randolph biology professor Doug Shedd will... READ MORE >>

The dyslexia dilemma: New education program will help students with language-based disabilities

Education professor Crystal Howell teaches a class earlier this semester.

The Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia (GCD) is designed to help future and current teachers think about the needs of students with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities. ... READ MORE >>

Randolph education professor publishes article in Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue

Crystal Howell

Education professor Crystal Howell recently published an article titled “Our Professional Obligations in the Education Marketplace” in the journal, Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue. In the article, Howell describes a frustrating experience trying to recruit study participants from an online charter school whose faculty, staff, and operations overall were mostly hidden from public view, even though... READ MORE >>

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 >>