Earth Day with S.E.A.

On Wednesday April 18, 2018 at 7pm, the Ballenger Teachers Center will host the Student Education Association RSO for an Earth Day themed presentation. Mrs. McDaniel will introduce students to Earth Day related resources for our pre-service teachers available at the BTC. Resources include a wide variety of kits, games, and science modules; resource books … Continue reading "Earth Day with S.E.A."

BTC Display – NCSS Notable Trade Books for Children

This spring, I have the honor to collaborate with Dr. Jay Bickford in the Early Childhood/Elementary/Middle Level Education department and Dr. Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz in the History department. We received an exciting Faculty Development Partnership Grant that will allow our pre-service teachers to¬†evaluate and implement history-based curricula in local schools. With our grant funds, we were … Continue reading "BTC Display – NCSS Notable Trade Books for Children"

Explore the Solar System

It seems fitting that this new BTC blog would launch¬†with a post about our wonderful new books about outer space and the solar system. This past Fall, the BTC received a generous donation from alumna, Dr. Annette Christy (Class of 1964). The donation was designated for non-fiction curriculum materials about the solar system, art, and … Continue reading "Explore the Solar System"