McKay School Magazine Winter 2016 Issue

Growing Up Reading

Winter 2016

Growing Up Reading

Reading has many benefits for children. Reading is a great parent-child bonding experience as well as a great way to help a child's developmental growth.…

Message from the Dean

Winter 2016

Message from the Dean

Read Time: 2 minutes
Mary Anne Prater, dean of the McKay School of Education, introduces this issue of McKay Today. This issue features children's…

Maturing Genres: Teen to New Adult Books

Winter 2016

Maturing Genres: Teen to New Adult Books

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Rachel Wadham, juvenile collections librarian in the Harold B. Lee Library, discusses the impact that Harry Potter has had in…

Michael O. Tunnell on Writing Children's Books

Winter 2016

Michael O. Tunnell on Writing Children's Books

Read Time: 7 minutes
Michael O. Tunnell discusses his creative literary endeavors and explains the inspiration behind some of his published works.

Interested in More?

Winter 2016

Interested in More?

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The McKay School offers several extensive tools and resources, from conferences to apps, so you can maximize the benefit of…

You're Invited

Winter 2016

You're Invited

You're invited to two conferences sponsored by the McKay School of Education aimed at increasing literacy and reading in children.

Where Are They Now?

Winter 2016

Where Are They Now?

McKay School alumni go on and accomplish great things in life. Take a look at where these alumni are now.

Our Mission

Winter 2016

Our Mission

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The McKay School's theme for 2015–2016: "Caring for others, seeing and reaching beyond our own wants and comforts,…

"Act Well Thy Part"

Winter 2016

"Act Well Thy Part"

An inscription on Stirling Castle reads, "What-E'er Thou Art, Act Well They Part." This inscription had a profound impact on young David O.…

Honoring Benjamin Cluff's Legacy

Winter 2016

Honoring Benjamin Cluff's Legacy

Read Time: 6 minutes
Alan J. Daly, professor and chair of the Department of Education Studies at the University of California, San Diego, spent several…

Mentored Research Conference

Winter 2016

Mentored Research Conference

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McKay School undergraduate and graduate students have an opportunity to engage in research, to be mentored by a faculty member, and…

Conference by the Numbers

Winter 2016

Conference by the Numbers

Winners of the Mentored Research Conference and Conference numbers.

Alumni Happenings

Winter 2016

Alumni Happenings

Read Time: 11 minutes
McKay Today helps connect you to your former classmates and teachers. To read more, visit education.byu.edu/news/categroy/alumni.

School News

Winter 2016

School News

Read Time: 10 minutes
McKay School faculty and students have received various honors and awards. A few of these are highlighted. For more school news,…