Stories about "Education"
Bates College receives 15 offers of prestigious Fulbright Student awards

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:52 am

Fifteen Bates College seniors and young alumni have received offers of prestigious Fulbright Student awards for the coming 2018–19 academic year.

Video: Brooke Drabkin ’18 values her relationship with Lewiston

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 1:42 pm

Spending time with Lewiston-Auburn's Jewish community, says Drabkin, has "opened my eyes to the differences that can exist in one tradition."

Bates students help develop a better approach to English language learning

Thursday, March 29, 2018 4:05 pm

A really effective approach to working with English language learners is surprisingly simple.

Why banning cellphones in schools misses the point

Friday, March 23, 2018 10:13 am

Cell phones get at "the heart of rule-making" in classrooms: relationships and trust, says Lecturer in Education Anita Charles.

MLK Day 2018: Education is ‘the key to the kind of society we need’

Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:38 pm

In an era when enlightenment seems to be draining from U.S. society, Bates on MLK Day was a source of replenishment, choosing education its theme.

Look What We Found: Mara Tieken’s green, battered, and beloved armchair

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 3:00 pm

Call it ugly, and she’ll agree, but Mara Tieken still loves the green chair for its personality and history, if not its Mad Men style.

Plenty of class: A student-teaching placement links Bates generations

Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:13 pm

Feeling blue about civic society in a post-factual era? Then here's student teacher Elizabeth Erbafina '17 teaching seventh graders about using evidence in their writing.

As Bates-hosted C3 summit starts, Crystal Williams speaks to the imperative to diversify faculty at U.S. colleges

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 5:57 pm

When students learn from faculty who are from many backgrounds, it "opens all students to the idea of possibility — both for themselves and for others," Williams says.

Students, guest speaker present education symposium at Bates

Monday, April 6, 2015 2:47 pm

The Bates College education department hosts a symposium comprising student presentations followed by a keynote address on April 8.

Video: Lewiston children’s poetry inspires thesis music by Catherine Strauch ’14

Thursday, September 4, 2014 8:00 am

For her senior thesis, Strauch collaborated with Lewiston students to produce music inspired by their original poetry.

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