Dr. Mary Dosch, Dr. Valerie Ritland and students traveling to Finland this weekend for tour

Dr. Mary Dosch, Dr. Valerie Ritland and 23 education majors are leaving to Finland this weekend for a two-week study abroad tour (May 3rd-16th). All of the students will be conducting research and participating in a seven-day program through the University of Helsinki to get an in-depth understanding of the Finnish school system. Finnish P-12 schools rank #1 in the […]

Valerie Ritland participates in Multiage Study Tour to Australia

Dr. Valerie Ritland, School of Teaching and Learning, recently participated in a twelve day Multiage Study Tour to Australia. She joined 17 other educators from across the United States and Canada, along with two instructors from Northern State University, Flagstaff, Arizona. Participants visited two private schools in Sydney, Australia, and two public schools in Brisbane, Australia. The purpose of the […]

School of Teaching and Learning faculty presented at the Multiage Institute

Dr. Valerie Ritland, Dr. Mary Dosch, and Dr. Camille Brandt, all School of Teaching and Learning, presented at the Multiage Institute: Joyful Teaching–Joyful Learning on August 8 and 9 at MSUM. With strong research supporting multiage classrooms in the highest achieving nations around the world, the institute focused on creating and effectively implementing multiage classrooms in public and private schools.