Entries tagged with ‘education’

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 […]

Debra Pitton (Education)

Debra Pitton presented a session at the 2017 Association of Teacher Educators National Conference. Along with Laura Pitton Guerreo, a fourth grade Spanish immersion teacher in Eden Prairie; and Angela Pitton Abdo, a licensed art therapist and youth counselor at Headway Schools, she shared information on managing extreme behavior in the K-12 classroom. This presentation […]

Lisa Dembouski and Michele Koomen (Education)

Lisa Dembouski and Michele Koomen presented a paper titled “Voices of students with disabilities in science education” at the national Disability Studies in Education conference.

Michele Koomen (Education)

Michele Koomen was elected to serve as Minnesota Science Teacher Association President. Koomen also presented a session at the Minnesota Educator Academy.

Lisa Dembouski (Education)

Lisa Dembouski is publishing a chapter titled “The Instructor is Partially Def: Hard of Hearing Professing in Higher Education” in Routledge Interdisciplinary Studies Series. She will also be part of a panel of chapter authors presenting their chapters at the National Communication Association annual conference in November, 2017.