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Teaching Retreat at Graylyn- TLC

Advanced-career faculty with a desire for innovative teaching took part this summer in a retreat at Graylyn sponsored by the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC), a Wake Forest resource designed to help faculty meet the challenges of teaching in and across the disciplines and Schools. Continue reading »

Anne Boyle: Writing Program and Service Learning Class

After volunteering to tutor students at Northwest Middle School for the better part of a decade, Anne Boyle, the Director of the Wake Forest Writing Program, came to a dramatic realization. “I realized they needed about eighteen more of me, and probably younger.”

When faced with the harsh realities of an Equity-Plus school, where over half the student population qualifies for Free and Reduced Lunch, Boyle designed an English 111 Writing Seminar to teach Wake Forest freshmen about the state of education in America while simultaneously meeting the literacy needs of 70 local eighth graders with failing test grades. Continue reading »