Today’s classrooms include students with diverse abilities and backgrounds —those with physical and learning disabilities and different cultural and language backgrounds to others with varied learning styles and motivation.
Leah Lechleiter-Luke ’92, a Spanish and English teacher at Mauston High School, was recently selected by the U.S. Department of Education as a national Teaching Ambassador Fellow for the 2011-12 school year.
Legally blind for more than three decades, College of Education and Human Services alumna Ginger Lee-Held ’00 MS, is not your typical family and consumer education teacher. Lee-Held, who earned a master’s degree in educational leadership, will be one of three top graduates to receive an Outstanding Young Alumni Award Oct. 21, as part of the University’s Homecoming 2011 activities.
One writer mused on how the foam churning at the river’s edge resembled a “film of mashed potatoes.” Another’s pen painted a picture of kayaks dipping paddle blades in the ripples. They are just two images inspired by the ebb and flow of life along the Fox River in downtown Oshkosh – moments captured as part of the 2011 Fox Valley Writing Project (FVWP) Summer Institute’s featured “writing marathon.”