Tillman Hall Clock Tower, School of Education, Clemson University
The School of Education is committed to making an impact by serving as a transformative leader in systematically improving education.

We share with you several state and global partnership activities that demonstrate our leadership in continuing to enhance current educator skills in meeting the needs of the 21st century diverse learner, provide opportunities for P-12 students to strengthen literacy skills, and show P-12 students how post-secondary education is attainable.
Student in Digital Media LabEducators who want to learn more about how play can excite students about learning will join local colleagues and national experts in May at the Playful Learning Summit. The summit, sponsored by the School of Education’s Digital Media Learning Lab, is a two-day hands-on workshop and play event to learn and share how to incorporate game-based learning in the classroom to positively impact student learning. Learn more.
Moore Scholars welcomed fifty-eight students from the Greenville Early College school in Greenville, SC to campus in April. The Moore Scholars program, in its first year, provides teacher preparation students with an innovative set of immersive experiences, helping them to develop the flexibility and perspectives necessary to work successfully with schools and communities that are comprised of ethnic, racial, linguistic, socio-economic, and cultural diversity. The Scholars engaged with the Greenville Early College middle grades students in campus activities including classes in our Arts and Creativity Lab and the Digital Media and Learning Labs.
Teacher with studentsOver a period of two years, the Upstate Writing Project will offer teacher-led district embedded institutes, classroom demonstrations, and ongoing study of effective practices in academic writing instruction to 7–10th grade English Language Arts teachers to raise students’ achievement in writing, and their preparation for entering college and pursuing careers. Social studies and science instruction will be added in the second year. In addition, the Upstate Writing Project, which seeks to improve students' writing abilities by improving teaching and learning of writing in nation's schools, is offering three upstate summer camps for young writers. Learn more.
AP Summer Institute is back! We are excited to address area district needs for certified AP teachers. Teachers will receive three hours graduate credit in a content discipline. Courses in Chemistry will meet at a local high school. Courses in English Language, English Literature, Human Geography, U.S. Government and U.S. History will meet at the University Center of Greenville, SC. Register here.
Richard Balikoowa with students, ILEP Program, School of Education, Clemson UniversitySixteen high school teachers from around the globe have come together to learn best practices in education from professors and local teachers. For the sixth year, the School of Education ILEP program has hosted international teachers who teach one day a week in local middle and high schools to put their own best practices and newly learned practices to work in a true classroom setting. Learn more.
GoalPOST, an afterschool intervention program which provides individualized attention and instruction on homework, academic enrichment experiences and physical activity to local elementary students, will host six field trips for students in Anderson SC School District 4 to campus. The elementary students will engage in exciting arts education activities and lessons and explore 3D printing and electronic music composition media in our Digital Media and Learning labs in April. Learn more about GoalPOST.

For more information about how Clemson’s School of Education is making an impact, visit our website.

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