Troy University education students gain 21st century skills through final STEM project

Students in Dr. Shannon Dadd's Elementary STEM Methods class work with hydraulic arms they developed as a class assignment.

Students in Dr. Shannon Dadd's Elementary STEM Methods class work with hydraulic arms they developed as a class assignment.

A group of Troy University students recently got lessons in problem solving, communication, collaboration and perseverance through an assignment that culminated in last week’s Department of Teacher Education’s biannual Science and STEM Fair.

Students in Dr. Shannon Dadd’s Elementary STEM Methods class were tasked with developing a working hydraulic arm from materials she supplied and…

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TROY among best in U.S. in preparing future teachers in the science of reading

In all, TROY was among only 112 programs nationwide to earn a grade of A in the new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality.

In all, TROY was among only 112 programs nationwide to earn a grade of A in the new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality.

Troy University’s undergraduate program in Elementary Education has been recognized by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) for its rigorous preparation of future teachers in how to teach reading.

TROY’s Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (K-6) program earned an “A” grade in NCTQ’s new report, Teacher Prep Review: Strengthening Elementary Reading Instruction, which…

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TROY-oriented Box Family creates scholarship for elementary education, music students

The Box Family has created a scholarship for future elementary education and music students at TROY.

The Box Family has created a scholarship for future elementary education and music students at TROY.

Two-time Troy University graduate Philip Box and his wife, Paige, have created The Box Family Current Scholarship for Education and Music designed to benefit current and future elementary education and music students.

Philip initially graduated from TROY in 1993 and most recently graduated for a second time in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology…

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‘Blues in Schools’ spreads love of American music to youngsters

Students at two Wiregrass elementary schools received a crash course in the blues last week.

Students at two Wiregrass elementary schools received a crash course in the blues last week.

The students at Webb Elementary School and Rehobeth Elementary School recently received a dose of the blues.

“Blues in Schools,” an annual event sponsored by Troy University and the Wiregrass Blues Society, brought renowned blues musician Tas Cru and his band into the two Houston County schools, where they played an assortment of blues tunes…

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