Trine students present Family Literacy Night at Fremont Elementary
Trine University junior Elementary Education majors enrolled in the Teaching of Reading course presented Dr. Seuss Family Literacy Night at Fremont Elementary School on Thursday, Feb. 21. Trine’s education students created reading stations that encouraged students to set reading goals, create bookmarks, construct reading hats and build a mini Lorax. Each station was aligned to an Indiana Department of Education reading standard and included a reading activity.
Family Literacy night is an initiative sponsored by the Parent Teacher Organization of Fremont Elementary School.
“We were honored to participate in Literacy Night,” said Ashley Overton, Ph.D., assistant professor in Trine’s Franks School of Education. “The ability to read is foundational to a successful education, and it is my desire that the teacher candidates understand the importance that a great reading teacher has on student success.”
“Trine teacher candidates continue to show their desire to grow as future educators, and this was evident during Family Literacy Night. Education students impressed the students, parents and staff at Fremont Elementary with their quality reading stations. This was a great experience for our students and were happy to be able to assist and collaborate with the Fremont school district.”
To stay up-to-date with Trine University’s Franks School of Education, use #teacherbytrine on Twitter. For more information on collaborating with the elementary education program within the Franks School of Education, contact Overton at firstname.lastname@example.org.