Department News

Education Students Succeed, Cross Boundary into Local Schools

Kelsey Lademan, '12, talked with visitors to her display at the "Showcase of Learning" in the Science Complex Atrium. Dave Lawrence photographKelsey Lademan, '12, talked with visitors to her display at the "Showcase of Learning" in the Science Complex Atrium.
(Photo: Dave Lawrence)
Education students helped to mark the completion of Albion College’s theme year of sustainability by making the connection in the lessons they prepared and delivered to students in the Albion Public Schools during the month of May.

Titled “Boundary Crossings” in the course catalog and known on campus as Maymester, the program is an example of the Albion Advantage in that it provides the College’s prospective teachers an opportunity to experience the rigors of the education profession – everything from observation, the development of lesson plans and learning materials, and actual classroom management and instruction – even before the capstone of completing the student teaching assignment.

Student Teacher Capstone Celebration

Capstone Week is a time Albion College student teachers engage in activities designed to help them integrate their education coursework, coursework in their major and minor areas of study, field placements, and student teaching experiences. 

At the end of Capstone Week is a celebration where students are honored for their hard work and for the professional and academic changes that have occurred over the previous four years.

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Students, faculty, and staff all participate in Capstone Week
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More Capstone Attendees
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Sally Bowman examines Regina Markel's project while Heather Dueweke looks on
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Christine Musser encouraging other student teachers to teach creatively
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Pete Grostic describing his portfolio
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Dave Smith goes over his action research project
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Future student teachers attending Capstone presentations
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A group photo of student teachers and faculty
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Jaime Daniel gets the rest of us to move!