strengthen our global competitiveness
Our ability to compete globally demands that we meet the educational needs of the 21st century.
Science, technology, and a global perspective are all requirements for continued innovation and economic prosperity. CEHD is a pioneer in using classroom-based technology to get students excited about learning. The STEM Education Center is translating everyday life experience into engaging and culturally relevant K-12 curriculum, encouraging teachers to integrate math and science throughout the school day.
CEHD students take advantage of global partnerships and study-abroad experiences to increase their understanding of other cultures, international education and world issues.
Stories from those who are Improving Lives
- Does Hosting Sports Events like the Olympic Games or Super Bowl Really Benefit Cities?
As Minneapolis prepares to play host to the Super Bowl, we recently spoke to CEHD Ph.D. student Madeleine Orr, who studies the economic, social and environmental impact of large-scale international […]
- CEHD Blog Compilation: Math Education
The University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) is a world leader in research and development of math education and STEM curriculum. CEHD’s experts study every aspect […]
- Civic Studies and Civic Renewal: Rethinking Higher Education’s Role in Society
Americans of diverse political, social, and cultural perspectives agree that our public life has become dysfunctional. Many citizens feel displaced from the center of self-government, relegated to the role of […]
Engaging Science Education
Professor Gillian Roehrig works on a NASA-funded project addressing the need for global climate change education. CYCLES is a three-year professional development program for teachers (grades 5-12) focused on teaching climate change science that is placed-based, culturally relevant, interdisciplinary, and technologically rich.