Entries tagged with ‘education’

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Ortmann

Lisa Ortmann (Education) Worked with a team of teachers to publish a new 9th grade STEM curriculum to the National Science Teachers Association. The unit applies Next Generation Science Standards to engineering contexts for learning.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Ortmann

Lisa Ortmann (Education) presented her research paper titled “Disciplinary Literacy and Music Teacher Education: Seeking Relevance for Teacher Candidates” at The American Educational Research Association (AERA) in San Diego, CA in April.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Ortmann

Lisa Ortmann (Education) published an article titled “Three challenges new coaches face– and how to overcome them,” describing her research on mentoring for school level leaders.

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Ortmann

Lisa Ortmann (Education) co-edited the 2021 Annual Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English, a publication of The National Council of Teachers of English.

Education Faculty and Students Present at the National Association for Multicultural Education Conference

Associate Professor of Education Lisa Dembouski and students Payton Buss ’21, Casey Olson ’21, Abbie Ranzau ’21, and Andrew Stumbo ’21 presented Teaching and Teacher Preparation *as* Activism for Peace and Justice at the 30th Annual (and first ever virtual) National Association for Multicultural Education (N.A.M.E.) Conference, October 9-10, 2020. Their interactive discussion shared the experiences […]

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Ortmann

Lisa Ortmann (Education) published an article in Reading Horizons titled “The Learner Profiles of Novice Literacy Coaches” which was a multi-year and multi-institutional study of the ways new literacy coaches learn coaching discourses.

Lisa Dembouski (Education)

Lisa Dembouski recently co-authored an article, “The same school years: Narratives of early- and middle-career teachers in a U.S. public school,” in Minnesota English Journal.

Valerie Walker (Education)

Valerie Walker published the “Economics is Everywhere” curriculum through the Minnesota Council on Economic Education. The curriculum provides Minnesota teachers in grades 4, 5, 7 and 8 with lesson plans and materials that can be used to integrate grade-level economic benchmarks in commonly taught units from each grade’s “lead discipline.”

Michele Koomen (Education)

Michele Koomen published an article with Alissa Hoffman ’17 and Elizabeth (Schutz) Rodriguez ’17 titled “Authentic science with citizen science and student‐driven science fair projects.”

2018-19 Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture

Please join us Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Beck Hall 101 for the fifth annual Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture. Debra Pitton, Professor of Education, will present her talk entitled “The embedded skills within a liberal arts education–the key to future success.” President Rebecca Bergman will introduce Pitton, and refreshments will be provided for […]