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Markeise Russell ’17 Awarded a $60,000 Grant

Recent grad Markeise Russell '17 (M.A. in Educational Leadership) was featured on NBC Chicago this week after he was awarded a $60,000 grant to fund the purchase of more instruments for his music class and provide more opportunities to more students. Check out the...

The Way Kids Spell Love is T-I-M-E

Check out the piece below by Regina Bettag '18, a first-year Lasallian Volunteer serving at De La Salle Blackfeet School in Browning, Mont....

Cisewski Presents at Mentoring Conference

Shannon K. Cisewski, Associate Program Director for the Doctor of Education in Leadership program presented the paper, "Mentoring in the Luyia Culture: Elder’s Roles in Mentoring (Socializing) Young People" at the 11th Annual Mentoring Conference: Mentoring, Coaching,...

Riley Sinn’s YouTube Videos Have Gone Viral

It isn’t necessarily his video topics — which range from “Stages of the Demographic Transition Model” to “The Underlying Causes of World War 1” — that are garnering all the attention. Instead, students are logging in to watch Sinn make classroom material come alive....

Shining a Light on Accomplished Teaching

There is a quiet movement in education to bring the good news of accomplished teaching to light. While public perception is fixated where educational change is slow, there is a new realization that progress can be seen if one knows where to look. The National Board...

Saint Mary’s Attends Minnesota Educator Academy (MEA) Conference

The red bags were back for Minnesota Educator Academy (MEA) conference in downtown St. Paul. This year, Saint Mary’s allowed educators to engage with new technology learning tools. Teachers were able to try out FlipGrid, a tool used in many SMUMN graduate programs....

Ensuring a Literacy-Rich Classroom Environment

Children who are routinely read to day in and day out—and immersed in rich talk about books and the various activities in which they are engaged—thrive. And those children with less exposure to books face tougher learning challenges in school and beyond (Campbell et...

LasallianBots Spotted on Twin Cities Campus

Strange and unusual sightings have occurred around the Twin Cities Campus over the past few weeks. Tiny creatures that resemble robots have been showing up in the oddest places. If you were lucky enough to come upon one of these little beings it was your lucky day!...

Lysne Attends Clifton Strengths Summit

This past summer Tracy Lysne, M.Ed. Program Director, attended the Clifton Strengths Summit in Omaha, Nebraska. She was immersed in 3 days of workshops, conversations, and large group keynotes (with learner, input, connectedness and positivity as her top Strengths she...