McKay School Student Joins Fellowship Community

Marcie Calder, school psychology student, received the Services for Transition Age Youth Fellowship

Marcie Calder was selected for support under the Minority Fellowship Program Services for Transition Age Youth (STAY) fellowship. Along with a generous stipend of ten thousand dollars, Calder will attend the APA Convention held in San Francisco and the MFP Psychology Summer Institute in Washington, DC.

Administration without Judgment

Relationships are more important than administering

How do you discipline a frustrated student who is acting out in class because he fled his country and was relocated to the opposite side of the world? Or how…

Effects of Globalization on Education Systems: Debates and Issues

Professor Geo-JaJa publishes a book on the effects of globalization on education systems

MacLeans Geo-JaJa of the McKay School’s Educational Leadership and Foundations Department and Suzanne Majhanovich from the University of Western Ontario…

The Power of Choices And Striving for Your Highest Potential

2014 national middle school principal of the year, Sheena Alaiasa shares personal journey to help Polynesian students succeed

“E kulia I ka nu’u”, or “strive for your highest potential,” was the recent Kaha Nui Summit’s theme. Sponsored by the McKay School’s Counseling Psychology and…

New Study Links Brain Stem Volume and Aggression in Autism

New research from BYU’s autism experts is providing clues into the link between aggression and autism—clues the team hopes will eventually lead to more…

Picking Teams and Picking Music in P.E.

BYU education professor finds music helps and picking teams publicly hurts when helping kids try to enjoy exercise

Experiences for kids in P.E. can have long-lasting effects. Being picked last for a team may be humiliating in the moment, but could also have lasting…