Watson Chronicle

WATSON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Programs for P-12 Students

MarineQuest and Engineering Camps begin June 14

UNCW’s MarineQuest is now in its 35th year, and Engineering Expectations programs have been offered since 2010. Youth Programs is pleased to offer several new camps for young children this summer. Summer camps begin June 14 and registration is underway.More

Pen Pal Project Links Watson Students and College Park Fifth Graders

This spring, WCE faculty member Georgie Bramley partnered with College Park Elementary School fifth grade teacher Allison Munford ’08, M’14 on a literature circle/pen pal project. Students enrolled in Bramley’s EDN 348 class and Munford’s fifth grade class read the book Wonder and corresponded about it throughout the semester. Upon completion, the pen pals met for a group book discussion and celebration at the school.More

Poetry Slam Celebrates End of 10-Week Poetry Collaboration at Williston

Twenty-one students in Candace Thompson’s EDN 200 class paired up with 32 Williston Middle School sixth graders for a 10-week program designed to read, write and perform poetry during the spring semester. On April 16, the student poets shared their work at a Poetry Slam performance attended by Williston’s principal and the students’ middle school peers. More

WCE Hosts 50 Students from Laney and North Brunswick High Schools

Students enrolled in the secondary education program at the Watson College tutored students at four area high schools this spring. On April 27, participating students from Laney and North Brunswick High Schools spent a day at UNCW. The event was coordinated by Robert Smith, Angie Reid-Griffin and Amy Rottmann.More

WCE Students Reenact Wilmington History for Craven Early College Sophomores

WCE professor Janna Robertson and six students enrolled in the secondary education program organized a live history lesson for students from Craven Early High School on April 17. Serving as actors in the “Wilmington Insurrection Murder Mystery” in downtown Wilmington, the pre-service teachers helped students deepen their understanding of events that occurred in the city in 1898.More

Junior Science & Humanities Symposium Held at WCE

Nearly 150 students, parents and chaperones from across the state took a cruise on the Henrietta III on March 22, and participated in the North Carolina Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (JSHS) at the Watson College on March 23. JSHS is sponsored by the research arm of the Department of Defense. The event was coordinated by UNCW’s Center for Education in STEM (CESTEM) in partnership with the Center for STEM Education at UNC Charlotte.More