New Design Thinking Minor Now Available

Four disciplines cross paths in this collaborative new minor

Students and faculty from the Instructional Psychology and Technology Department, the Department of Design, the Department of Experience Design and Management, and the School of Technology will use design principles to create scalable solutions and solve industry problems.

Misplacing Science Teachers

Research shows that just 36 percent of new science teachers are teaching only in their trained subject.

Ryan Nixon spent four years studying matter, energy and the universe—and learning how to teach those and other physics-related concepts to teens. In his first…

First Annual LDS Educators Conference

Over 150 people gathered for the first annual LDS Educators Conference held at BYU’s campus

Keynote speakers included Elder Tad R. Callister, Sunday School general president, and John S. Tanner, president of BYU–Hawaii. Workshops were conducted…

BYU’s Nerdy Ninja

Student Taylor “Skippy” Bouton is a competitor on July’s reality TV show American Ninja Warrior

Folks in BYU’s McKay School might know Taylor “Skippy” Bouton as the guy who helps fix their computers. But they might not know that Bouton is an undercover…

Superintendent Sweat's Graduation Speech

Paul Sweat addressed 404 McKay School graduates.

Superintendent Sweat spoke at the April 2017 McKay School convocation. His address highlighted the life of Benjamin Cluff Jr. and also included uplifting…

To type or not to type? That isn’t really the question.

Children and digital communication.

Schoolchildren have become accustomed to digital communication — think texting — but haven’t necessarily learned to switch off the habits formed in casual…