Education Department

Bowdoin’s Santoro Discusses Teacher Burnout in Educational Media

“Demoralization happens when educators face persistent challenges to their professional values,” argues Associate Professor of Education Santoro.

New Initiative Aims to Strengthen Cross-Cultural Teaching

Being aware of your own cultural background as well as that of your students is critical to more effective teaching and learning—that was the message explored recently by faculty taking part in the first day of the College’s four-day May Institute.

Rooting Out Gender Inequality with Middle School Boys

Ben Ray ’20 said he jumped at the chance to help launch the inaugural CCLIMB group. The acronym stands for creating compassionate leadership in Maine boys. “I’m an education student and I’m a student of gender and women’s students,” he said. “I believe gender is not talked about enough at schools, and ignoring it is actively causing problems in our society.”

Bowdoin’s Santoro Discusses Teacher Burnout on Talk Radio, Education Podcast

Education professor Santoro’s latest book, ‘Demoralized: Why Teachers Leave the Profession They Love and How They Can Stay,’ asks, Why are so many teachers quitting? And how can we reverse this trend?

Mapping Project Introduces Education Students to Computer Science Skills

Seniors in an education class have been learning valuable computer science skills to gain greater insight into the impact that policy decisions have had on some of the country’s biggest school districts.

New Hampton School Launches Teaching Fellowship

New Hampton School welcomed four college-aged fellows to campus this January for a two-week fellowship in focused on boarding school education. A new program, the goal of the fellowship is to bring young teachers to campus, share the boarding school teaching experience, and provide exposure to New Hampton School for future recruiting.

For Alternative Winter Break Students, It’s Personal

This January, two Alternative Winter Break groups stayed in Maine. One worked on the issue of homelessness, the other with refugee and immigrant education. A third group traveled to Vietnam to learn about the lingering aftermath of the Vietnam War.

C-SPAN Airs Professor Dorn’s Talk on Higher Education

Professor of Education Chuck Dorn recently offered his insights into U.S. universities and colleges last month in a talk he gave for the New England Association of Schools and Colleges in Boston. His lecture was broadcast by C-SPAN.