Dr. David Tack, School of Teaching and Learning, spent June 16-20 helping lead professional development with 120 teachers at the “Come Together” conference in the Detroit Lakes public schools. The week was spent on analyzing curriculum to create Essential Learning Outcomes, create formative assessment, and Understanding by Design (on which Dr. Tack presented).
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 [...]
John Benson, a geographer in the School of Teaching and Learning and the son of missionaries, presented a paper at the Annual Association of American Geographers conference in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, April 9. The paper was titled, “Faith of Our Fathers Living Still?: A Comparison of the Religious Development of Children of Missionaries to [...]
KFGO article. FARGO (KFGO-AM) — A fourth grade teacher at Roosevelt Elementary School is Fargo’s teacher of the year. Wendy O’Meara was honored during a ceremony at the school. O’Meara’s selection was heavily based on a large number of letters from parents, colleagues and administrators. O’Meara has taught in the school district since 1989. She [...]
Natasha Smith talks about her experience