SXU Prof. Eileen Knight Ties the Common Core to Everyday Math Activities in the Classroom

Saint Xavier University School of Education Prof. Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D., worked with teachers at St. Therese Chinese Catholic School on Thursday, Oct. 16 to embed the Common Core State Standards into their everyday Math Curriculum. They accomplished this through the use of Centers in the early grades and through the use of technology such as…

Dr. Meg Carroll presents Workshop for Catholic High School Deans and Administrators

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll presented a workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 24 for deans and administrators of Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago at the Office of Catholic Schools. The workshop focused on the idea of motivating faculty to manage behavior in the classroom whenever possible and on…

SXU’s School of Education Graduate Reading Program Participates in Illinois Reading Council State Conference

Saint Xavier University’s School of Education Graduate Reading Program enjoyed a strong presence at the 47th annual Illinois Reading Council Conference held in Springfield, Illinois on Oct. 2, 3, and 4. The Illinois Reading Council (IRC) is the state council of the International Reading Association (IRA). The International Reading Association is the major professional organization in the…

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.…

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…