October 05, 2015
Claudia Gates, School of Teaching and Learning, shared the content of a presentation titled “Familiar Unfamiliar: Teaching Students of Color to Use Familiar Organizers to Navigate Unfamiliar Information” at the 2015 National Black Families, Black Relationships, and Black Sexuality Conference in Philadelphia.
Gates discussed how The Critical Race Theory influences the educational process and inequalities that black children experience in the school systems. In addition, she demonstrated how children can use expository texts to learn new concepts and succeed in a collegiate classroom.
October 05, 2015
David Tack, School of Teaching and Learning, was the keynote speaker and led two breakout sessions last Friday at the Southwest Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs conference. The sessions focused on Tack’s research on creating community within learning environments, and was attended by over 60 teachers and administrators.
September 28, 2015
Monday, September 28, 2015
| 5:00 – 5:30 p.m. | Langseth Hall Atrium
Come celebrate Minnesota State University Moorhead’s recently awarded National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Scholarship grant of nearly $1.2 million for the project, “Preparing STEM Teachers to Successfully Navigate the Urban to Rural Gradient in Outstate Minnesota.”
We will celebrate with words, food and cool science demos the new five-year award as well as the successful conclusion of the $262,000 NSF Noyce Capacity Building grant, which led to the development of an MSUM Learning Assistant Program and a summer internship program with our public school partners. Read the rest of this entry →
September 24, 2015
Ximena Suarez-Sousa and Sue Severson attended CAEPCon a conference sponsored by the Council for the Accredication of Educator Preparation (CAEP) in partnership with the American Association of College for Teacher Education (AACTE) September 15-19th in Washington, DC. The focus of the conference was “Continuous Improvement Mindset”. While at the conference, an individual consultation meeting was arranged with a CAEP representative to address questions specific to ongoing teacher education accreditation/self-study assessment processes at MSUM.
July 07, 2015
Dr. Camille Brandt, School of Teaching and Learning, attended and presented a paper at the IASE 14th Biennial Conference on Inclusive Education in Wroclaw, Poland, June 21- 25, 2015. Dr Brandt’s work addressed the creation of pathways towards more inclusive communities. While attending the conference, Dr. Brandt was able to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration and Extermination Camps with peers from universities around the world. The conference proceedings and community extensions were powerful.
June 11, 2015
Drs. Sue Severson and Ximena Suarez-Sousa in the School of Teaching and Learning have been selected as CAEP (Council for the Accreditation for Educator Preparation) site visitors. Read the rest of this entry →
May 18, 2015
INFORUM, By Tu-Uyen Tran
MOORHEAD—When Mike Michlovic arrived at Minnesota State University Moorhead to start a field anthropology program, he said he was told to not bother digging in the Red River Valley because there’s nothing here.
Forty years and a dozen archaeological sites later, he and his students have discovered much about the life of the ancient American Indians who lived here thousands of years ago.
As Michlovic tells it, that was all by necessity. Read the rest of this entry →
May 05, 2015
Please join us in celebrating the MSUM career of Dr. Steve Grineski, School of Teaching and Learning. An open house will be held in his honor on Tuesday, May 5th from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. in Lommen Hall, room #104. Refreshments will be served and there will be a short program at 4 p.m.
April 30, 2015
Thursday, April 30 | 7 p.m. | Weld Hall Glasrud Auditorium
“Finding Balance: Common Core and Local Control” will be the topic of a panel discussion Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m. in Weld Hall Glasrud Auditorium. Read the rest of this entry →
April 29, 2015
John Benson, School of Teaching and Learning, presented a paper entitled, “The Mission Field: An Idealized Landscape and Its Impact on Two Generations of a Missionary Community” at the Annual Conference of the Association of American Geographers held in Chicago on April 21st. Read the rest of this entry →
April 27, 2015
Ximena Suarez-Sousa, School of Teaching and Learning, presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association that took place in Chicago. Read the rest of this entry →
April 15, 2015
Boyd Bradbury, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters™ Certification for two online courses: ED 631 – School Law and Organizational Structure and ED 630 – Leadership, Planning, and Organizational Behavior in Education. QM Reviews are a rigorous peer review process. He has been recognized for this achievement at both the state and national level. Congratulations to Boyd on this achievement!
April 08, 2015
Dr. David Tack, STL, was invited to be the closing keynote speaker at the Minnesota Correctional Education Association Conference on April 7 in Bloomington, Minn. His address (“Creating Community Within the Learning Environment”) was delivered to over 160 educators and administrators in the Minnesota juvenile detention system.
March 25, 2015
Angela Harvala, an alumna of Minnesota State University Moorhead, won the Milken Educator Award and $25,000 to spend however she wishes. She received a B.S. in elementary education in 2006.
The Milken Educator Awards was conceived by the Milken Family Foundation to attract, retain and motivate outstanding talent to the teaching profession. Read the rest of this entry →
March 16, 2015
John Benson, School of Teaching and Learning, presented a Kitchen Table Conversations Talk at the Family in Global Transitions conference in Tysons Corner, VA on March 7, 2015 His presentation was on the adult lives of missionary children and was entitled ” “Oh, That’s a Hard One”: The Struggles to Define Home Long into Adulthood in the Lives of Adult Missionary Children.”
March 05, 2015
Sue Severson and Ximena Suarez-Sousa, School of Teaching and Learning, presented at the “Advancing the Imperative” 67th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) that took place in Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry →
March 03, 2015
Dr. Camille Brandt, School of Teaching and Learning, attended and presented at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education held in Atlanta, Georgia, February 27- March 1, 2015. Read the rest of this entry →
March 02, 2015
Brad Bachmeier’s ceramic work “Ceramic Genealogy” was chosen for exhibition at the 2015 Potter’s Council National Juried Exhibit in Providence RI, March 25th-April 25th in conjunction with the National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts annual conference.
February 24, 2015
Associate Professor Brad Bachmeier will be presenting a lecture on “Inside an Art Career” on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 6 p.m. in King Hall 110. The lecture is free and open to the public.