Dr. Alenuma-Nimoh authors a journal article.

Dr. Sidonia Alenuma-Nimoh, published a journal article, entitled: “Reexamining the Concept Multicultural Education: Recommendations for Moving Beyond Eating the Other Multiculturalism”. The article in part discussed the pervasive nature of “Eating the Other Multiculturalism” (ETOM) and made suggestions/recommendations for moving beyond multicultural pot-locks and cultural celebrations to insisting on equity and social justice endeavors that […]

Dr. Sidonia Alenuma-Nimoh presents at the NAME Silver Anniversary Conference

Dr. Sidonia Alenuma-Nimoh presented a paper at the 25th Anniversary Conference of NAME (National Association of Multicultural Education), held from October 1 – October 4, 2015 at New Orleans, Louisiana. The paper is titled: Taking Stock of Multicultural Education: An Up-to-date Historical Account of the Evolution of the Concept. The presentation traced the history behind […]

Dr. Alenuma-Nimoh Presents at the International Journal of Arts & Sciences Conference

Dr. Alenuma-Nimoh recently presented a paper, titled, Blame The Victim and Blame Society Explanations for Poverty: Some Pedagogical Implications at the 2015 International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference The presentation focused on clashing viewpoints in explaining reasons why some people are poor and others are not. There are two broadly distinguishable ways of explaining […]

2015 Teacher of the Year Banquet

  Deb Pitton, Gustavus Education Dept. Chair, at the 2015 Teacher of the Year Banquet with Meggie and Rob Trenda, both class of 2001. Meggie was one of the ten finalists for teacher of the year! She teaches high school Spanish in Edina and Rob teaches elementary students in Hopkins. Also a nominee for teacher […]

Education majors attend conference

Nikki Hanson, Linnea Reuvers, Helena Johnson, Mariah Benn and Hanna Mahan attended the Winning Strategies Conference on March 28 at Normandale Community College. They heard presentations on anti-bullying, reading strategies and technology integration as well as other informative sessions. It was a great way to begin spring break!

Dr. Moos Publishes with Amanda Miller (’13)

Dr. Moos and Amanda Miller (’13) recently published a research study in an internationally peer-review journal review (see below for reference).  Think-aloud and self-report data from 37 participants were used to examine the stability of self-regulated learning (SRL). Participants, all of whom were pre-service teachers, learned about two topics (Circulatory System and Constructivism) with hypermedia. […]

Dr. Moos to present three papers at the American Educational Research Association Conference

Dr. Moos had three papers accepted for presentation at this year’s American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference. One of these papers (Flipping the classroom: Embedding self-regulated learning prompts in videos) was co-authored by Caitlin Bonde, a recent graduate from our Elementary Education program. A second paper (Pre-service Teachers’ Developing Views of Instructional Practice: The Impact of […]

Megan Schroepfer ’13

Major: Elementary Education What have you been doing since graduation, e.g. employment, education, family, etc., and any future goals.  After I graduated from Gustavus last year I moved to Jackson, MN and found a job as a Preschool teacher at a Daycare Center/Preschool. I absolutely love every second I get to spend with my two and […]

Maria (Siegle) Fadden ’09

Major: Elementary Education What have you been doing since graduation, e.g. employment, education, family, etc., and any future goals.  I’m teaching my sixth year in first grade at Park Elementary in Le Sueur, MN.  My first year at Park was a graduate teaching fellowship through MSU Mankato, where I worked full time as a first grade […]

Becky Swenson ’05

Major: Elementary Education What have you been doing since graduation, e.g. employment, education, family, etc., and any future goals.  After graduation from GAC I decided that I wanted to teach abroad.  I found the program WorldTeach and taught English in Costa Rica.  While being there I learned about Immersion education.  When I came back to […]