20 Sep 2011    

CEHS hosts presentation by students of Escuela Normal Miguel Martinez, Monterrey, Mexico

Through Our Eyes: Field Experiences at the Normal Schools in Mexico
Presentation by students from Escuela Normal Miguel Martinez in Monterrey, Mexico
Thursday, September 22, 2011
6:30 - 8:00PM
105 Teachers College Hall

The students and their accompanying faculty will be on campus next week, hosted by the Department of Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education.  For more information about the visit or presentation, contact Kathy Phillips at

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15 Sep 2011    

Rural Education Research Center to host professional development expert

The CEHS-housed National Center for Research on Rural Education (R²Ed) will continue its Creating Rural Connections Speaker Series when it hosts an October presentation from Dr. Cathy Cavanaugh, an associate professor of educational technology at the University of Florida’s School of Teaching and Learning.

Cavanaugh will present “Evidence-Based Practices for Online Teacher Professional Development” Oct. 3 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Room 212 of the Nebraska Union’s Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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09 Sep 2011    

Technology EDGE conference October 15, 2011

CEHS is pleased to announce the first Technology Education in Digital and Global Environments.

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06 Sep 2011    

CEHS first-year teacher highlighted on first day of teaching

"Elizabeth James is a first-year, first-grade teacher, so naturally we spent the day with her on her first day of school at Elliott Elementary School, 225 S. 25th St.

She balanced nerves with preparedness and unexpected situations with adaptiveness to have a successful first day. Watch the video to hear her talk about the details of day 1."

 

News story and photo provided by Lincoln Public Schools.

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19 Jul 2011    

Baurain, TLTE, receives Presidential Graduate Fellowship

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the eight recipients of 2011-12 Presidential Graduate Fellowships. These prestigious fellowships honor NU graduate students on the basis of high scholastic performance, personal accomplishment and innovative research.

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06 Jun 2011    

Harnisch awarded Fulbright

Del Harnisch, TLTE, has been selected as a Fulbright scholar for 2011-2012. Harnisch will work in the Republic of Georgia in Tiblisi.

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15 Apr 2011    

R2Ed Speaker Series Commences April 21

The CEHS-housed National Center for Research on Rural Education will commence its 2011 Creating Rural Connections Speaker Series with a presentation by Jim Knight, a research associate with the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning.

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25 Mar 2011    

Bohac, Valparaiso math teacher, receives McAuliffe Prize

The Christa McAuliffe Prize for Courage and Excellence in Education, the teaching prize that honors courageous Nebraska teachers, has selected a recipient for this year’s McAuliffe Prize.

After hours of debate, the prize committee has selected Kathy Bohac of Valparaiso, a fourth through seventh grade math teacher at East Butler Public Schools in Brainard, as the first place recipient. Nominated by her superintendent Jim Koontz, she will be awarded $1000, as well as $500 to sponsor East Butler Public School activities.

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25 Mar 2011    

TLTE graduate tapped for Apple Distinguished Educator program

Jabari Cain, recently TLTE graduated doctoral student, has been designated as an Apple Distinguished Educator for 2011. The Apple Distinguished Educators program was created to "recognize K-12 and higher education pioneers who are using a variety of Apple products to transform teaching and learning."

Cain is assistant professor at Tift College of Education, Mercer University. His research interests include evaluation and learning technologies, technology enhanced instruction, and beliefs and affect toward technology in the classroom.

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22 Feb 2011    

Terrie Epstein, March 10, 2011: Interpreting National History

In a six year ethnography of a midwestern working class community, the author examined how children’s, adolescents’, and adults’ racial identities and classroom and community pedagogies shaped participants’ interpretations of history and society. Based on research with 100 students, 6 teachers, and 24 parents, the author demonstrates how African American and European American students and adults constructed different perspectives on race relations and individual rights in U.S.history and contemporary society.

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