Aug11

Speakers Announced for McKay School’s August Graduation

Students and professors will speak during the McKay School’s August graduation ceremony

McKay School students Kylie Lucas and Melissa Burton and Professors Martin Fujiki and Bonnie Brinton will address graduates and their families on Friday, August 18, at 8:00 a.m. in the Smith Fieldhouse.
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Aug11

Resumption of the EPSF Program

The resumption of the EPSF master's program will take place this upcoming fall semester.

The David O. McKay School of Education is excited to announce the resumption of the Education Policy and Social Foundations (EPSF) program, a rigorous two-year emphasis in the Educational Leadership and Foundations (EdLF) master’s degree in education (MEd).
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Aug11

EdLF in China

Four interns participated in the first EdLF administrative internship program in China

Four excited students from the McKay School’s Educational Leadership and Foundations (EdLF) program were able to experience the department’s first administrative internship in Guangzhou, China.
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Aug03

The Field Is White: 11 Years in the Making

Carol Wilkinson has spent the past 11 years writing a book that shares the stories of early converts from the Three Counties in England.

The Field Is White: Harvest in the Three Counties of England by Carol Wilkinson, McKay School associate professor, and Cynthia Doxey Green hit bookshelves mid-June.
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Aug01

Arts Express Summer Conference 2017

Parents, administrators, and teachers from around the state gathered for the two-day arts integration conference.

Participants received hands-on training to better assist the integration of the arts with core subjects.
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Jul31

Y-Search

Y-Search is a new web program designed to benefit first year writing students.

The new web program, created by BYU librarians, has won several awards and is gaining attention from universities and librarians from around the country.
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Jul27

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 year as an eighth-grade teacher, he hit a roadblock.
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Jul18

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 concerning the relationship between attendants’ LDS covenants and their professional practice in education
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Jul06

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 ninja.
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Jun08

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 messages from Elder Holland. Sweat encouraged the graduates to stay strong and enjoy the work they would soon be doing in K–12 education, reminding them that the Lord would be on their side as they pursued their careers in teaching.
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