Marilyn Labrensz, School of Teaching and Learning, presented “Re-establishing a Collaborative Relationship” at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, held Jan. 3-6, 2017 in Honolulu, HI.
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MSUM’s Sannes nabs 2nd NSIC player of the week honor, WDAY: “For the second time this season, Minnesota State University Moorhead junior Drew Sannes has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division Player of the Week in women’s basketball.”
Tough stuff: First-year teachers learn new lessons, West Fargo Pioneer: “Minnesota State University Moorhead graduate Abby Neppl, a special education teacher at Liberty Middle School in West Fargo, didn’t know what to expect for her first year of teaching.”
MSUM wins Salvation Army Mascot Challenge, Inforum: “Minnesota State University Moorhead raised the most funds during the Salvation Army’s Mascot Challenge Saturday, Dec. 3, at Scheels All Sports here.”
Gibson earns All-American honors, Morris Sun Tribune: “Minnesota State University Moorhead wide receiver Damon Gibson’s record-setting season continues to give him accolades. The junior was named to the American Football Coaches Association Coaches All-America Second Team, it was announced on Wednesday, Dec. 7.”
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Beavers ousted late by Moorhead, Bemidji Pioneer: “In a game that could have gone either way, the Bemidji State men’s basketball team got the short end of the stick, falling 90-84 to Minnesota State Moorhead on Saturday night.”
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Dragons double up BSU, Bemidji Pioneer: “Chelsea DeVille challenged her Bemidji State women’s basketball team to find its identity after a 102-50 drubbing from Minnesota State Moorhead on Saturday night.”
MSUM rolls past Bemidji State, Inforum: “Ayob Ayob scored a game-high 22 points and Tanner Kretchman finished with 18 points and eight assists as Minnesota State-Moorhead defeated Bemidji State 90-84 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate men’s basketball on Saturday, Dec. 10.”
Dragon men and women each extend winning streaks to eight games, WDAY: “Coming of their second buzzer beater in as many weeks, the MSU Moorhead men’s basketball team was in Bemidji going for their eighth win in a row.”
Dragons upend Bemidji State in women’s basketball, Inforum: “Jacky Volkert recorded 16 points and ten rebounds and Drew Sannes poured in 28 points as Minnesota State-Moorhead defeated Bemidji State 102-50 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women’s basketball on Saturday, Dec. 10.”
MSUM expects 430 students to graduate Dec. 15, Inforum: “Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to about 430 students during its fall commencement program at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse.”
Dr. Sue Severson, School of Teaching & Learning, recently earned Quality Matters Certification for her online course: SPED 471/571 Behavioral and Environmental Management.
Dr. Coquyt, Dr. Swaggert, Dr. Bradbury and Dr. Karch Present at Minnesota Rural Education Association Conference
Dr. Mike Coquyt and Dr. Julie Swaggert presented on, “Teacher Leadership: Maximize Your Human Capital” (Different Complimentary Roles and Distributive Leadership). Dr. Boyd Bradbury and Dr. Lisa Karch presented with Jeremy Kovash, Executive Director at Lakes Country Cooperative and Bruce Jensen, Executive Director at Northwest Cooperative on “Online 18 – Preserving Concurrent Enrollment.”
Over 350 people from rural school districts across the state of Minnesota were in attendance at the 2016 Annual Conference, Making Teaching Matter.
Thursday, Nov. 17 | 6:30 p.m. | Lommen 203
On Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in Lommen 203 join us as local principals and teachers share their experiences to help gain a better insight on various education topics including the hiring process, working, with families, classroom expectations and more. Bring your questions, a friend, and your appetite!
See the Facebook event for more information.
Deanne Borgeson, Keri DeSutter, Marci Glessner, and Shirley Johnson, School of Teaching and Learning, recently attended and presented at the Teacher Education Division Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children held in Lexington, Ky. In total faculty presented four presentations:
- Improving Teacher Preparation for Inclusive Education: Standards Matter (Keri DeSutter)
- Putting the Teaching Back into Online Teaching (Keri DeSutter and Shirley Johnson)
- Active Integration of Standards and Professional Organizations into Coursework (Marci Glessner, Deanne Borgeson, and Keri DeSutter)
- Developing a One-Stop Advising Site with Your Online Learning Management System (Marci Glessner and Deanne Borgeson)
Dr. Boyd Bradbury’s manuscript, The Impact of Pedagogical Dissonance and Associated Resilience within a Foreign Sociocultural Context of Teaching Abroad, has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET, ISSN: 2010-3689, DOI: 10.18178/IJIET), which will be indexed by: EI (INSPEC, IET), Cabell’s Directories, DOAJ, Electronic Journals Library, Engineering & Technology Digital Library, Google Scholar, Crossref and ProQuest. Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. Sheila Marquardt, School of Teaching and Learning, presented at the National Association of Multicultural Education held in Cleveland, Ohio. The presentation, “Shh! Just shut up and teach: Moving teacher voice from the margins to the educational center,” engaged the question: How do we help new teachers understand their work is not just in the classroom, but it is a commitment to advocate for the field as a whole? The presentation engaged under-graduate students, teacher educators and practicing teachers.
Please join us in welcoming the following new employees to Minnesota State University Moorhead. Make sure to stop by their departments to say hello and let them know it’s a GREAT day to be a Dragon!
October 10, 2016
- Anthony Quinn – College Laboratory Services Specialist, Chemistry Department
October 17, 2016
- Leslie Pladson – Adjunct, Health and Physical Education Department
- Nate Hendrickson – Adjunct, Health and Physical Education Department
- Sharon Nelson – Adjunct, School of Teaching and Learning
- John Tufte – Adjunct, Educational Leadership
October 24, 2016
- Sylvette Lopez-Ruth – Admissions Representative, Admissions
Marilyn Labrensz, Shirley Johnson, and Keri DeSutter, School of Teaching and Learning, presented at the National Conference on Co-Teaching in Minneapolis, Minn. Their session was titled Creative Co-Teaching: Broadening the Practice in Pre-K through Higher Education.
Monday, Oct. 31 | 12 p.m. | Lommen 91
Travel with us on a study abroad to the Dominican Republic from May 15-27, 2017. Be immersed into a unique, culture and participate in a service learning project called, “Empowering the Children in the Dominican Republic.”
We will have an information meeting on Monday, Oct. 31 at 12 p.m. in Lommen 91.
Tuesday, Oct. 18 | 7 p.m. | Harwood, N.D.
Join the Education Minnesota Student Program for the second annual Harvest Party. It will be a fun night with other education majors for the autumn social event. Transportation will be provided from the Lommen parking lot beginning at 6:30 p.m. A van will leave every 20 minutes
Education majors from Minnesota State University Moorhead are learning to be teachers, and the elementary students are learning their science and social studies curriculum concepts in a fun and interactive way as part of the cooperative learning exchange happening at McKinley Elementary School on Tuesday, Sept. 27. Read the rest of this entry →
Wednesday, Sept. 7 | 6 p.m. | Lommen 91 Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. Mike Coquyt, Educational Leadership Graduate Program, STL, co-authored a book, “The Leader Within: Understanding and Empowering Teacher Leaders,” along with Dr. Brian Creasman. Creasman is an adjunct professor at Concordia University in Portland, Ore. Read the rest of this entry →
Dr. Erin Gillett, professor, School of Teaching and Learning, had an entry published in the SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education. The piece, “Early Literacy Development,” describes the relationship between children’s language development their burgeoning literacy development. It also identifies several experiences parents, caregivers and teachers can provide to promote early literacy development in children from birth to age five.
John Benson, School of Teaching and Learning, traveled to Norway in June. While there, he was stayed with and was interviewed by a Norwegian high school classmate, Asle Jossang,who wrote a column about the ideas from Benson’s book, “MISSIONARY FAMILIES FIND A SENSE OF PLACE AND IDENTITY.” The column was in the July 19 edition of the Norwegian daily, Vart Land.
Drs. Sue Severson and Ximena Suárez-Sousa, School of Teaching and Learning, attended the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)’s Site Visitor Training in Hunstville, Ala., July 23-26, 2016.
This event is part of intensive training CAEP initiated this summer and that includes a series of webinars, in-person sessions, as well as examinations. As CAEP Site Visitors, Severson and Suárez-Sousa will have a supportive role in enhancing teacher education programs’ ability to prepare highly effective P-12 educators.
Retired elementary teacher and MSUM alumna, Lorly (Dolores) Schik ’64, met up with one of her kindergarten students 30 years after she had him in class.
This is only one example of so many touching stories that illustrate how each one of us has the power to impact others’ lives.
Watch KARE 11’s video of their reunion here!