Taimi (pronounced “Time-ee”) Olsen loves nothing more than immersing herself in the written word. Reading became her happy place early on in life. “I was kind of introverted as a kid,” she recalled. “I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life.” So, she looked for her purpose in books. “I went to […]
Every Clemson student is unique, but all graduates share similar stories of how Clemson has uniquely prepared them to contribute and serve in their respective postgraduate communities, classrooms and corporations.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – Teaching staff and administrators from Rockford Public Schools in Rockford, Michigan were on campus Friday, Dec. 7 to tour the University’s innovative SCALE-UP classroom, located in Cooper Library, Room 200-B. The team traveled more than 800 miles to see firsthand how Clemson is reshaping instruction for its students in hopes of […]
Natalie Odom Pough, Ed.D., lecturer in Clemson’s teaching and learning department, has been recognized as an emerging leader by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). Pough is among 27 educators from across the country to be included in the association’s 2018 class of emerging leaders, which recognizes and prepares young, promising educators to […]
Beth Leavitt didn’t travel the traditional road to education. In fact, it took 14 years after graduating from Clemson in 1984 before she stepped into her classroom at Wade Hampton High School, where she teaches AP physics. She worked as a chemist for an environmental company before she turned to education, but Leavitt doesn’t see […]
New research from a Clemson University researcher examining the role of teacher expectations in the classroom confirms that the effects of teacher expectations on student achievement in math not only exist, but grow stronger over time and vary by students’ gender and race.
During the Fourth of July holiday, most people’s thoughts center on cookouts, vacations and fireworks. This Tiger thinks about history. In his book, The Age of Lincoln, this respected historian explores Abraham Lincoln’s experience with issues such as immigration, civil rights, race relations and faith – all issues that remain evident today. We are where […]
Suzanne Rosenblith has been named associate dean for undergraduate programs in Clemson’s College of Education.
Jeff C. Marshall has been named chair of the Clemson University College of Education department of teaching and learning. Marshall previously served as a professor of science education and assistant chair in the department and is the current director of Clemson’s Inquiry in Motion Institute.