McKay School Magazine Spring 2018 Issue

On Teacher Well-Being

Spring 2018

On Teacher Well-Being

Read Time: 15 minutes
Concerned about the precipitous decline in enrollments in teacher education some years ago? Declines in Utah started a few years…

Let Your Love Be Felt

Spring 2018

Let Your Love Be Felt

Read Time: 3 minutes
Dean Tina Taylor Dyches shares a message of love. She hopes that as you read this issue of McKay Today, you will reflect on the…

Understanding and Healing from Sexual Trauma

Spring 2018

Understanding and Healing from Sexual Trauma

Read Time: 2 minutes
In an effort to increase students' aware­ness of sexual trauma resources, the McKay School invited the College of Nursing to…

Loneliness Research Still Making Friends

Spring 2018

Loneliness Research Still Making Friends

Read Time: 2 minutes
The impact of loneliness research by counseling psychology professor Timothy B. Smith from the McKay School continues to grow. It…

BCBA Certification Added to Master's Degree

Spring 2018

BCBA Certification Added to Master's Degree

Read Time: 2 minutes
McKay School special education mas­ter's degree students can now take the required course work to meet eligibil­ity standards…

Deep Connections in Mexico

Spring 2018

Deep Connections in Mexico

Read Time: 3 minutes
Three students from the McKay School were part of a six-student team that worked as research assistants in Mexico on a project for…

The China Choice

Spring 2018

The China Choice

Read Time: 3 minutes
In September 2017, Kaitlin Heaton had an impression that she needed to go to China. She put it off until Christmas break and when…

Hurricane-Force Student Teaching

Spring 2018

Hurricane-Force Student Teaching

Read Time: 2 minutes
Violent wind and rainfall-triggered flooding provided additional train­ing for several McKay School stu­dent teachers this year as…

A Gentle Teacher Making the World a Little Better

Spring 2018

A Gentle Teacher Making the World a Little Better

Read Time: 14 minutes
Watching Brooke Goff (BS '13) with the students in her first­-grade class would renew your hope in the future. Our public…

Seems Like Yesterday

Spring 2018

Seems Like Yesterday

Read Time: 5 minutes
Looking back on our college experience can evoke all kinds of feelings and memories. Remembering the good times, the fun…

McKay School Alumni Memories

Spring 2018

McKay School Alumni Memories

Read Time: 3 minutes
Classes from the 1950s reminisce about their experiences at BYU.

So We Are Just Going for a Walk?

Spring 2018

So We Are Just Going for a Walk?

Read Time: 7 minutes
Art education master's student Priscilla Stewart is helping her students learn outside of the classroom. Stewart is focused on…

Transitioning Classrooms

Spring 2018

Transitioning Classrooms

Read Time: 3.5 minutes
During DeLaina Tonks's 26 years in edu­cation, she has seen classrooms transi­tion from having overhead projectors to having…

Education: An Opportunity for Growth and Service

Spring 2018

Education: An Opportunity for Growth and Service

Read Time: 3 minutes
It is safe to say W. Dale Heyland, EdD, loves to serve those around him as best as he can. The opportunity for service and personal…

Technology Advocate

Spring 2018

Technology Advocate

Read Time: 3 minutes
Yvonne Lloyd Etherington has been an advocate for technology in the classroom since graduating in 1972 from BYU's College of…

A Teacher's Heart

Spring 2018

A Teacher's Heart

Read Time: 5 minutes
Being an art student is more difficult than it sounds. But when you pair art with education­ with its unpaid student teaching and…