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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 […]

Dr. Daniel Moos elected as the Jr. Chair for the SSRL Special Interest Group

I am honored to have been elected to serve as the Junior Chair for the SSRL Special Interest Group (SIG). SIGs support the mission of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). The mission of the Studying and Self-Regulated (SSRL) SIG is to pomote “the development of theory and research in academic studying and self-regulated learning across […]

Chemistry in EDU 247

    EDU 247 (Science for Elementary Educators II) is a content-based interdisciplinary science course with a focus on chemistry, earth and space science. For the first three weeks of the spring 2013 semester 27 elementary education majors learned about periodicity, chemical reactions, water chemistry, and pH with Assistant Professor of Chemistry Amanda Nienow.  In […]

Minnesota Conference on Science Education (MnCOSE)

Twelve science methods students attended the Minnesota Science Teacher Association Conference on Science Education in Duluth on Friday, February 22, 2013. Teacher candidates were able to participate in a number of break out sessions including: Is it science or Magic; Dragonflies; Outdoor Learning; Engineering with Puff Mobiles and Bird Feeders, and Assessment in science among […]