Showing 1 - 20 of 35 for "Education"
Calvin students study education in Zambia
This past spring, a group of 15 Calvin students traveled to Zambia to research education and compare classroom practices elsewhere in the world. They recently shared their experiences with the Calvin community.
January 23, 2015 | Katie Salyer
Walking Boldly: Lauren Manck
Now conducting research at sea, Lauren Manck '12 says her love for chemistry and research, her decision to pursue graduate studies and her goals for her future career had their genesis in a first-year class at Calvin.
July 08, 2016 | News and Stories Staff
Improving math teaching in GR
Calvin math professor Jan Koop is using a $200,000 Michigan Department of Education grant to help area teachers understand and teach mathematics.
July 12, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Carissa Verkaik named Academic All-American
A standout on the court and in the classroom, Carissa Verkaik has been named an academic All-American.
February 27, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Teaching the literacies in local schools
Calvin secondary education majors are using games, music, art and other strategies to teach literacy in two local middle schools.
December 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin ranks first in study abroad
This year, Calvin College topped its category in the annual Open Doors report on International Educational Exchange.
December 23, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
An online education report card
Students and faculty appraise the online classes offered through Calvin's 2012 pilot program.
June 28, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Art prof is state's art teacher
Jo-Ann VanReeuwyk has been recognized as the MAEA Higher Ed Teacher of the Year.
September 12, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Pinning and commissioning
Calvin nurses and teachers get a final send-off in two end-of-year ceremonies.
May 21, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Michigan's student teacher of the year
Christine Orlando was recently chosen as the Michigan Student Teacher/Intern of the Year.
May 26, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A grant for teaching reading
A $200,000 Teacher Quality Grant allows Calvin's education department to enhance the teaching of reading in local schools.
August 29, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin Remembers Peter De Boer
Calvin College remembers the life of longtime education professor Peter De Boer.
January 11, 2017 | Phil de Haan
Calvin students Jodi Unema and Josh Garone work as summer preserve stewards in Calvin's 90-acre Ecosystem Preserve and dive into some bird-monitoring right after the 08-09 school year was done.
June 12, 2009 | Allison Graff
Empowering Cambodian youth through education
Rachel Meyer '06 is teaching elementary school children in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
November 18, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
A renewed perspective on people
With a new perspective on how she views people and education, this fall Lauren Newhuis '15 will oversee all educational support services students receive at Living Stones Academy.
August 05, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
A journey from simple questions to generations of wisdom
The first ever H.E.A.L.T.H. Camp was held on Calvin's campus in June 2016 for young girls from the Grand Rapids community.
July 08, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
From learning Japanese to teaching in Japan
Roz Scoular '13 teaches English to elementary school children in Ono City, Japan.
August 18, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
An unexpected source infuses inspiration
Sarah Kluitenberg will be pursuing a masters degree at the University of London after three years of teaching at CRC Primary School in Kabala, Sierra Leone.
June 30, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Summit focuses on empowering through multiple literacies
More than 200 people convened at Calvin College for the third annual Community Literacy Summit.
October 01, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Four Japanese majors accepted into JET Programme
Four Japanese language majors have been accepted into the highly competitive Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme.
May 22, 2014 | Matt Kucinski