14 Oct 2014    By Brad Stauffer

CEHS graduate and student named Nebraska Teacher of the Year

Scottsbluff High School mathematics teacher Shelby Aaberg has been named Nebraska Teacher of the Year by the Nebraska Department of Education. Aaberg earned his bachelor's degree in math education from CEHS and Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education in 2004. He's currently a Ph.D. student in TLTE and advisee of Dr. Del Harnisch.
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19 Sep 2014    

Teaching for social justice workshop Oct. 4

A full day of learning on racial literacy and teaching for social justice is being hosted by the secondary English education program in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE) from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4. Teaching for Social Justice: Enhancing Communication, Improving  School Climate will be held at 105 Teachers College Hall.

The workshop is being supported by TLTE's University-wide Departmental Teaching Award, the Canary Fund and the Malaika Foundation. It is designed for the following audiences:
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23 May 2014    

U.S. News & World Report ranks CEHS online education program No, 2 in nation

U.S. News & World Report has ranked CEHS second nationwide in online graduate programs for veterans, part of its Best Online Programs for Veterans report. CEHS online education program was the Big Ten’s highest ranked for veterans. Rutgers University was No. 12 and the University of Iowa was No. 13.

The 2014 rankings, released May 20, are in their second year and are designed to help veterans identify high-quality online degree programs that suit their educational needs.

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30 Apr 2014    

Scharmann new TLTE chairperson

Larry Scharmann, professor of Education, will soon join the College of Education and Human Sciences as chairperson of the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education. Scharmann begins his official duties August 1. Scharmann impressed the Search Committee, members of the Department of TLTE, others throughout UNL, and our colleagues in Lincoln Public Schools with his leadership abilities, his knowledge of schools, and his keen interest in faculty, staff, students and potential partners.
 

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18 Apr 2014    

UNL faculty receive Improving Teacher Quality grant

UNL faculty members, Mindi Searls (PI) and Leilani Arthurs (co-PI) in the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, and Elizabeth Lewis (co-PI) in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education have received a state-funded 2-year Improving Teacher Quality grant to provide professional development in geoscience. Nebraska teachers at the grade 6-12 level will be funded to attend the 2014 Earth Science Institute to learn more about Earth science concepts and the geology of Nebraska.

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17 Apr 2014    

Heuermann lecture on water, food security, and early childhood Apr. 22

"The Role of Water and Food Security in Early Childhood Survival and Development: A Global Perspective,” part of the Heuermann Lectures, will be presented April 22, 3:00 p.m. at UNL East Campus.

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08 Apr 2014    

Bustamante earns national dissertation support grant

The “Modern Language Journal” and the National Federation of Modern Language Teachers has awarded CEHS doctoral student Carolina Bustamante a national dissertation support grant of $2,500. Bustamante competed with students from across the country. The only other recipient was a student at Georgetown University. The purpose of the grants is to provide resources to graduate students who are in the process of researching or writing their dissertation.

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12 Mar 2014    

Baer, 2012 TLTE Ph.D. grad earns, AERA SIG Award


Recent CEHS Ph.D. graduate Stephanie Baer has been chosen to receive the Arts and Learning Special Interest Group (SIG) Dissertation Award that will be presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in April in Philadelphia. Baer, who earned her Ph.D. from Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education in December 2012, researched the issue of student teacher fear in the arts classroom and how it affects students’ willingness to learn.

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06 Mar 2014    

TLTE senior, Cortney, receives Mathematics Education Trust Prospective Teacher Award

Camilla Cortney, TLTE senior mathematics education student, was selected to receive one of four Mathematics Education Trust Prospective Teacher NCTM Annual Conference Attendance Awards. This award, totaling $1,200 plus conference registration, will enable her to attend the NCTM Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans this April. Camilla's primary focus at the conference will be to attend sessions that will enable her to better serve English language learner students in her mathematics classes.
 

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06 Mar 2014    

TLTE's Moeller elected to national board

Ali Moeller, Edith S. Greer professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, has been elected to the board of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). She began her three-year term Jan. 1 as an at-large member along with Juan Carlos Morales of the Delaware Department of Education.
 

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