Students at Colégio Magno in São Paulo Mizzou Teacher Candidates Visit Classrooms in Brazil - ELPA 4060 is a required upper level course for teacher education candidates in the College of Education and Human Development. This semester (Spring 2022) the course is being co-taught by Dr. Kathryn Fishman-Weaver and Sarah W. Walters. The course explores…
A Lab School Approach: Preparing Teachers for Online and Blended Classrooms - By opening their virtual doors to preservice teachers, Mizzou Academy has been able to enrich field experiences for rising educators.
Shivi Pandey Student Authored Magazine Highlights Community Engagement - We are overjoyed to announce the release of our first student-authored magazine, available here. With the guidance of Shivi Pandey, National Honor Society (NHS) student president, 14 National Honor Society students combined their talents, voices, and passions and published the…
Spring Honor Award David Prats Vidal – Spring Honor Award Recipient 2022 - An overflowing zoom room waited with anticipation as Tami Regan and Kathryn Fishman-Weaver announced the Mizzou Academy spring Honor Award distinctions. This is the second year of this quarterly award to recognize staff and faculty excellence.  In alignment with our…
Celebrating Women's History Month in the Middle and High School Classroom Celebrating Women’s History Month: A Teaching Workshop - As the zoom room began to fill, Jill Clingan wished participants a Happy Women’s History Month! A few people danced and sent celebratory emojis.  Later, Kathryn Fishman-Weaver challenged the group to audit their lessons for that kind of joy. “In…
Image of Kimberly Kester Teaching and Learning with Global Neighbors – Faculty Spotlight, Kimberly Kester - Since fall of 2021, Missouri has recently welcomed close to 2,000 Afghan refugees. Several members of the Mizzou Academy faculty are involved in resettlement and welcoming efforts. This month, we want to highlight Kimberly Kester’s work teaching an English class…
Mizzou Academy Graduation Mizzou Academy is Recognized as a “Hometown Hero” - Earlier this month (January 2022) Mizzou Academy was recognized as a Hometown Hero by New Chapter Coaching, a non-profit consulting and coaching group. Last year, our leadership team worked with New Chapter to develop and launch our current strategic plan.…
Socks for Magno Socks of Hope – Mizzou Academy Service Initiative - Our Mizzou Global Scholars program teaches young people that they don’t have to wait to start making a difference on the issues that matter to them and their community. In this service feature, read about how a group of Grade…
Karen Scales Karen Scales – Winter Honor Award Recipient - Our Townsend office was buzzing with activity around our cookie-filled table as those who could attend in-person and those on zoom swapped stories from the recent Thanksgiving holiday. To kick off our first cookie exchange, Dr. Kathryn Fishman-Weaver and Interim…
Ava Fleury From the Online Classroom to the Ice Rink – Student Feature, Ava Fleury - When Greg Soden, our Lead Speech and Debate Teacher came across Ava Fleury’s recent assignment in the Mizzou Academy Introduction to Speech course he was so impressed that he shared it with several faculty members. This assignment asks scholars to…