Dr. Carroll Elected to the Professional Advisory Board for the Learning Disabilities Association of America

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll was recently elected to the Professional Advisory Board (PAD) for the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDAA). She also serves on their Early Childhood Committee. Carroll has authored a series of brief, family-friendly articles about early childhood education and children with learning disabilities. Her most…

Dr. Meg Carroll presents at Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois Workshop

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll presented ”Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners (ELL) with Learning Disabilities” on Saturday, Sept. 13. SXU hosted the workshop of the state organization in the Fourth Floor Boardroom. Julieta Pasko, bilingual psychologist, provided an introduction for the workshop focused on the history of services…

Dr. Meg Carroll conducts workshop for teachers at Saint Sabina Academy

Saint Xavier University School of Education Professor Meg Carroll presented a workshop on the neurology of learning and emphasizing tactile/kinesthetic ways of learning for the teachers at Saint Sabina Academy, in Chicago’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood. The workshop, held on Wednesday, Sept. 3, offered teachers food for thought about effective ways to engage their dynamic students.…

News Alert – Prof. McInerney quoted in the Beverly Review on SXU Alumna

School of Education Prof. Kathleen McInerney was interviewed by the Beverly Review regarding Saint Xavier University (SXU) Alumna Heather Godbout. Godbout was pursuing a master’s degree in reading at SXU in 2006 and took Prof. McInerney’s class where she challenged her students to do something to improve their relationship with reading and writing, so Godbout…

Dr. Meg Carroll Presents Workshops for Faculty and Paraprofessionals at Stone Scholastic Academy

School of Education Professor Meg Carroll conducted a series of workshops over two full days on Tuesday, Aug. 26 and 28. The workshops were presented to faculty and paraprofessionals at Stone Scholastic Academy, a Chicago public elementary school in the West Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago.The topics for teacher workshops included co-teaching; differentiation of instruction…

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Professors Robinson and Reinhart Publish E-Textbook on Mobile Teaching

Saint Xavier University Professors Renee Robinson, Ph.D. and Julie Reinhart, Ph.D., recently published an e-book titled “Digital Thinking and Mobile Teaching: Communicating, Collaborating & Constructing in an Access Age.”  The textbook explores how mobile devices can be incorporated into learning environments to promote digitally rich curricula. The e-textbook is free online at bookboon.com. Abstract “Regardless of…

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Arizona Board Approves SXU Application for License in Gilbert

It’s official! The Arizona Board of Private Postsecondary Education unanimously approved Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) application for a license to award SXU degrees in Arizona. “I am very grateful for the participation of SXU faculty and administrators in the effort to award Business, Nursing, Education and liberal and professional studies degrees in Arizona,” said SXU…

Professor Meg Carroll Presents Workshops for Title I Tutors

School of Education Professor Meg Carroll presented two half-day workshops for Title I tutors employed by Discover Music, Discover Life, Inc. (DMDL). The workshop presented on Thursday, Aug. 14 was about Multiple Intelligences and Adding Kinesthetic Aspects to Learning. The workshop presented on Friday, Aug. 15 was about Positive Behavior Support and Classroom Management. The…