Creatively teaching to reach students

Creatively teaching to reach students

During his fall student teaching experience, Chris Sanchez found creative ways to effectively challenge and focus the energy of his students. With a classroom full of second-graders, there was a lot of energy to focus. After that taste of being in charge of his own...
Missing Voices promotes equity in education

Missing Voices promotes equity in education

The annual Missing Voices: Equity in Education Summit is one way Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota helps people, through intense inquiry, discover the truths in the world around them and the character within. “I’m going to leave with a brain full of things to think...
Missing Voices 2015: equity in education summit

Missing Voices 2015: equity in education summit

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is holding its annual Missing Voices educational conference for community members, teachers, and high school students on Feb. 16, 2015 in Minneapolis. This third annual event with the goal of providing equity in education is being...
Teaching technology to teachers

Teaching technology to teachers

There’s no doubt about it: technology has entered the classroom, and it’s not leaving anytime soon. As more and more teachers implement “blended” learning—a “flipped” classroom style where students combine in-class discussions with home lessons delivered by a digital...
Graduate education alumni receive year-end awards

Graduate education alumni receive year-end awards

The end of every year brings awards season. Movies, music and every other industry take time to recognize people who made a difference—and education is no different. As 2014 came to a close, many alumni of the Saint Mary’s Graduate School of Education (GSOE) were...
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