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15 Oct 2015    By Lindsay Augustyn, Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education, and Robb Crouch, University of Nebraska Foundation.

Primarily Math wins grant from Women Investing in Nebraska

Primarily Math, a program of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with objectives to transform K–3 mathematics education in Nebraska, has received a $53,700 grant award from Women Investing in Nebraska. 

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14 Oct 2015    

Wang to lecture on "Context and Language Transfer" Nov. 5

Chuming Wang, president of the Chinese Society of Second Language Research and professor of English at the National Research Center for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, will deliver a university wide lecture entitled “Context and Language Transfer” from 4–5 p.m., Nov. 5, 2015 in Othmer Hall, Room 105. The lecture, sponsored by UNL's Confucius Institute and the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, will be followed by a reception to which all are invited to meet Dr. Wang.

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09 Oct 2015    By Brad Stauffer

NSF Noyce grant to fund UNL scholarships for future science teachers

A three-year, $799,890 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awarded to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) will be used to help meet the growing need for high school and middle school science teachers. The Phase II Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship grant will provide scholarships for qualifying graduate students to participate in UNL’s Master of Arts with emphasis in science teaching (MAst) program. The 14-month program prepares students to teach middle and high school science.

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23 Sep 2015    By Brad Stauffer

Major CEHS initiative invests in early childhood

Responding to changing demographics and a growing population of young at-risk children, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln today announced a strategic initiative to strengthen support for early childhood development in Nebraska.

Chancellor Harvey Perlman, Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences Marjorie Kostelnik, Lt. Gov. Mike Foley and others shared the plans at the Van Brunt Visitors Center.

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31 Aug 2015    

Teaching for global competencies workshop Sept. 19

In a globalization era, what constitutes “global competencies” in education?  What understandings and professional skills will nurture educators' innovative growth and enhance student learning? Supported, in part, by a generous Humanities Nebraska grant, a cross-institutional professional development experience will take place from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19 at Henzlik Hall on UNL's City Campus.

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11 Jun 2015    By Brad Stauffer

Hamann earns anthropology in public policy award

Research has many different purposes, but one of its highest callings is to influence public policy. For the impact his anthropological research has had on public education policy in Mexico, UNL Professor Ted Hamann has been honored with the 2015 Anthropology in Public Policy (AIPP) Award from the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Hamann was notified of the honor June 4 and will be formally recognized at the AAA annual meeting in November in Denver.

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Institute attendees collaborate on an educational exercise.

01 Jun 2015    By McKenzie Swanson

CEHS, TLTE lead the way in critical language education

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is one of the best places in the United States for education and teacher professional development in critical languages. If you don’t believe it, just ask Professor Ali Moeller. Moeller, a professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education in the College of Education and Human Sciences, is co-director (along with graduate student Sheri Hurlbut) of UNL’s STARTALK language immersion programs, which have been funded through STARTALK for the past four years.

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UNL and ELL students participate in an icebreaker activity

28 Apr 2015    

Successful ELL Day connects students, future teachers

More than 200 middle school students—all English language learners (ELLs)—spent the day on the UNL campus Thursday, April 23, for UNL’s first ELL Day. The event celebrated the work ELL students have been doing in their classrooms all semester and gave elementary and secondary English education majors at UNL a chance to gain experience working with an underserved student population.

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28 Apr 2015    

TLTE alum Seiboldt selected for Knowles Fellowship

Cassie Seiboldt graduated from Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education last May and has been teaching mathematics to students at Lincoln Northeast High School. Like all TLTE graduates, she was taught that teaching is a profession that requires you to continuously hone your skills and that it's important to seek new and better ways to reach students. In April she was notified that she has been selected for a prestigious Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Fellowship.

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TLTE to host UNL's first English Language Learner Day

21 Apr 2015    

TLTE to host UNL's first English Language Learner Day

CEHS’s Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE) will host UNL’s first English Language Learners (ELLs) Day on Thursday, April 23, 2015. The event will bring more than 200 Lincoln Public Schools middle school ELL students to the UNL campus and will give more than 100 elementary education and secondary English education majors the opportunity to work directly with this underserved population.

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