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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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20 Apr 2015    By UNL Today

DeLaRosa earns Fulbright ETA

Julia DeLaRosa, a secondary education Spanish major in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, is one of five UNL students to earn a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grant for 2015-16. The senior from Waco, Texas, who is graduating from CEHS with high distinction in May, will travel to Brazil for her ETA. Previously she has had study abroad experiences in Mexico, Costa Rica and Spain. Her activities at UNL include being an international student mentor, UNL Cultural Ambassador, and English tutor for Catholic Social Services.

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Jenelle Reeves

24 Feb 2015    By Brad Stauffer

TLTE's Reeves named 2015 Swanson Award recipient

Jenelle Reeves was once reluctant to pursue a career in teaching, but now she’s being recognized for her excellence in that very discipline. The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) has selected Reeves, associate professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, as the 2015 recipient of the Donald R. & Mary Lee Swanson Award for Teaching Excellence. She will be recognized at the All University Honors Convocation April 12 and at a college luncheon May 1.

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19 Feb 2015    By Brad Stauffer

Ian Hancock to speak on Romani discrimination, history

One of the world’s foremost scholars on Romani history and human rights issues is visiting the University of Nebraska-Lincoln March 16 to present a public lecture entitled “Gypsies vs. Roma: The Price of Identity.” Ian Hancock, professor of English, linguistics and Asian studies at the University of Texas-Austin, will present from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Colonial Room of the Nebraska Union on City Campus. Students, researchers and anyone interested in human rights/social justice issues are encouraged to attend.

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05 Feb 2015    

TLTE student wins math conference scholarship

Hayley Andersen, a CEHS senior from Pilger, Nebraska majoring in math education, has been selected to receive the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2015 Preservice Teacher Conference Scholarship. She will be attending the April NCTM conference in Boston. Less than a handful of students nationally are selected for this NCTM scholarship. Andersen submitted a paper that explores what it means for a teacher to make mathematics meaningful to their students and what the teacher's role is in doing so.

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30 Jan 2015    By Brad Stauffer

CEHS faculty expertise featured by NET and AERA

Faculty in CEHS have recently been tapped to share their expertise with a broader audience. NET Radio broadcast a story Jan. 30 about the Nebraska Department of Education’s decision to seek a federal waiver from the No Child Left Behind regulations. Educational Administration Department Chair Brent Cejda spoke with reporter Ben Bohall and was one of the voices used to explain why Nebraska, trailing most other states, is pursuing the waiver. Cejda also weighs in on the efficacy of the nation’s education policy and what the K-12 education community has learned from NCLB.

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