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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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08 Jan 2015    

CEHS online graduate education program ranked #5

In its annual ranking of online graduate education programs, the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is ranked fifth nationally by U.S. News and World Report. The ranking is up six spots from last year and applies to master’s in education degree programs.

U.S. News and World Report bases the rankings on several factors such as accreditation, admissions selectivity and academic and career support services. The number five ranking places UNL behind only Penn State (fourth) in the rankings among Big Ten institutions.

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10 Nov 2014    

Lewis (TLTE) to serve on national committee on preservice science teacher education

CEHS Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education assistant professor Beth Lewis has been appointed to the National Science Teachers Association's (NSTA) Committee for Preservice Science Teacher Education. Founded in 1944, the NSTA is the largest science teacher association in the world with 55,000 members.

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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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