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04 Mar 2016    

Buffett Early Childhood Institute to announce statewide survey results

More than 7,100 Nebraskans recently responded to the largest public opinion survey ever conducted in the state about the care and education of young children. Findings of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute/Gallup Survey on Early Childhood Care and Education in Nebraska will be shared from 8:30-10 a.m., March 29 at the Sheldon Museum of Art (note this is a location change) on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. Opening remarks will be made by Senator Galen Hadley, speaker of the Nebraska Legislature.

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25 Feb 2016    

DN profiles dual language teaching, quotes Catalano

As the state's demographics continue to change, Nebraska schools are increasingly seeking the services of bilingual teachers. School districts from Omaha to Lexington are adopting dual language programs to address the achievement challenges of more diverse student populations. Zach Hammack of the Daily Nebraskan recently wrote an article highlighting this education issue and consulted Theresa Catalano, assistant professor in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, for his story.

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22 Feb 2016    

UNL’s Tech EDGE earns national recognition

Tech EDGE, a collaborative partnership between UNL and eight Nebraska PK-12 partner school districts, has been awarded the 2016 Best Practice Award for the Innovative Use of Technology from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. AACTE will present the award to Guy Trainin and Laurie Friedrich from the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, on Feb. 25 at the group’s annual conference in Las Vegas.

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09 Feb 2016    By Brad Stauffer

New book by Gatti explores teacher preparation pathways

Exploring how teachers in traditional and alternative pathways (such as Teach for America or teacher residency programs) learn to teach is the topic of a new book by Lauren Gatti, assistant professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education in the College of Education and Human Sciences.

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09 Feb 2016    By Brad Stauffer

TLTE's Catalano authors new book about global migration

Personal experience has helped motivate the development of Theresa Catalano’s new book, “Talking about Global Migration: Implications for Language Teaching.” The book addresses educational responses to migration that are informed by interviews with migrants across the globe.

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05 Feb 2016    

Heaton honored by AMTE

Ruth Heaton, the Gilmartin Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL), was presented the 2016 Nadine Bezuk Award for Excellence in Leadership and Service in Mathematics Teacher Education Jan. 28 in Irvine, California at the annual conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE).

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12 Jan 2016    

Online graduate education program ranked 14th nationally

The College of Education and Human Science’s online graduate education program has been ranked 14th nationally by U.S. News and World Report. CEHS was ranked fourth among Big Ten peers and is the second highest ranked program west of the Mississippi.

The CEHS programs considered for this ranking are:

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14 Dec 2015    By Brooke Sullivan

Eleven CEHS Students Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Eleven CEHS students out of 51 Nebraska student-athletes have been awarded Academic All-Big Ten Honors. Students must be in their second academic year, be a letterwinner, and maintain a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average to be eligible for the Academic All-Big Ten selection.

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03 Nov 2015    

CEHS Student Research and Creative Activity Fair Nov. 14

CEHS undergraduate and graduate students will share their work with fellow students, faculty and other educators and community members Saturday, Nov. 14 at Teachers College Hall and the Henzlik Hub. Other UNL students and recent alums who have engaged in the study of education and/or human sciences have also been invited to share.

The aim of the conference is to give students an opportunity to showcase their work and dialogue with peers and mentors about important issues in education and the human sciences. 

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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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