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Education in Mission Workshop Series September 28, 2020

This webinar series from the School of Education is for all interested teachers, catechists, and parents. The monthly workshops will cover a variety of timely topics. Professional development certificates will be awarded to all participants by the Aquinas College School...

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EDUCATION IN MISSION WORKSHOPS BEGIN FOR LOCAL CATHOLIC EDUCATORS September 18, 2020

To serve the current needs of Catholic educators, Aquinas College is launching a new monthly webinar series in partnership with the Diocese of Nashville Catholic Schools Office. The topics for the monthly series were gleaned from recommendations of local Catholic...

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Aquinas Welcomes New Dean to School of Education September 04, 2020

  A familiar smile is now gracing the halls at Aquinas. Sister Mary Grace Watson, O.P., ’02 returns to Aquinas College as dean of the School of Education. Having just completed six years as principal of St. Patrick School in...

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Family Literacy Night Cultivates Love of Reading in Nashville Community February 20, 2020

By Elizabeth Donlon, Ph.D. The Literacy Center at Aquinas College hosted the first Family Literacy Night on February 11, 2020. The theme for the night was “Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, and Fables, oh my!” The Family Literacy Night included 39...

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Family Literacy Night February 11, 2020

“Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, and Fables, Oh My!” Family Literacy Night is open to families with elementary-age children in the Diocese of Nashville. Tonight’s theme is “Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, and Fables, Oh My!” Literacy stations will be set up...

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NCTM Regional Conference & Exposition October 02, 2019

Nashville will host the annual National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional Conference and Exposition October 2-4, 2019. Student membership and complimentary registration information for students is available at nctm.org. Aquinas College instructor of math and science education Sister...

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Musings on Mathematics September 17, 2019

A post for Math educators! What’s love got to do with it? Sister Cecilia Anne Wanner, O.P. offers some essential points for new math teachers and veterans alike. This post summarizes two recently published articles for further reading. Sister Cecilia Anne joined...

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Building the Pillars August 12, 2019

By Michael Thornton, ’21 “Why are you getting your master’s degree at Aquinas College? Why not at a state school?” These were the questions I was asked countless times when telling friends about my pursuit of teaching. Honestly, my answer...

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2019 Summer Workshop for Catholic Educators June 18, 2019

EDU 340 Foundations of Education: The Catholic School 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Aquinas College Siena Hall 4210 Harding Pike Nashville, Tennessee EDU 340 is a three-day workshop focusing on the nature, purpose, and mission of the Catholic school. Using...

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Other Side of the Desk November 28, 2018

Each Fall a new batch of Aquinas students enters the classroom – not on the campus, but in elementary and secondary schools across Tennessee. These budding educators are not new to the classroom, however, having spent many hours in observation and...

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