AU faculty help strengthen D.C. teachers’ knowledge and teaching of American history.
September 4, 2013
How “tuning in” can help students better manage their health.
August 16, 2013
New bilingual education program strengthens teachers and policymakers in growing field.
August 7, 2013
SETH’s Ganek Grant gives teachers in training opportunity to shine.
July 19, 2013
Even fit gym enthusiasts should take precautions to prevent heat injury, says AU associate dean Stacey Snelling.
July 5, 2013
Professor Stacey Snelling finds that schools are gaining points in nutrition. Her research focuses on the progress of the D.C. Healthy Schools Act.
June 3, 2013
US Olympic Gold Medalist Esther Lofgren (rowing) was a guest speaker in Professor Tom Nassif's Sports Psychology class on October 30, 2013. Lofgren spoke to the class about her experiences as an Olympic athlete, and what has helped her achieve her personal goals.
In November 2012 the Jumpstart DC at American University's blog, jumpstartatau.blogspot.com, went officially live! American University Corps members will be posting throughout the year reflecting on their service, telling their "great stories" or sharing moments of frustration. It's a great way for you to learn more about the program and the impact we are making in the DC community. This content will also be echoed on the Jumpstart for Young Children's official blog, jstart.org/blog. Both blogs are updated frequently — be sure to check back often!
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The use of primary sources in warm up activities is the subject of SETH Adjunct Professor Amy Trenkle's article in the current issue of
Middle Level Learning.
Elementary Education major Zach Wright won AU's first Track and Field conference title in the high jump. Read more
SETH Student Teaching Supervisor Victorious Hall is interviewed in the website OurBlook about the Future of Education. Victorious teaches 8th grade and coordinates the afterschool program at William Whirt ES in PG County.