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Science Education

Nebraska’s Vision for Science Education Nebraska’s students demonstrate the scientific literacy necessary to be civic minded decision makers and demonstrate readiness for college, career, and lifelong learning. As critical consumers, students gather, analyze, and communicate information from multiple sources and make connections to their lived lives. Engaged in authentic and...
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Secondary CTE Data Reporting

Career and Technical Education data are collected to support the federal reporting requirements of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. All definitions for data elements, the data reporting calendar, and instructions for interfacing with ADVISER are available on the ADVISER Resources home page. Key considerations...
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SEED

S.E.E.D. Frequently Asked Questions The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) provides videos of conversations about the standards through the lens of a student, teacher, principal, Educational Service Unit, Higher Education Educator Preparation Program, and NDE.  Listen to Nebraska educators speak from their perspective about the standards, the support they offer...
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Size, Scope, and Quality

EquitableRelevantInnovativeCoordinatedEquitable Size Each student, including those from special populations, is provided with equitable access to CTE programs and activities, including CTSOs Alternative education programs include CTE Emphasis is given to the recruitment and retention of students into programs non-traditional for their gender Scope CTE students are provided with an ongoing,...
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Social Studies Education

Welcome to Social Studies Education Social Studies is the integrated study of the social sciences and humanities to promote civic competence. Within the school program, social studies provides coordinated, systematic study drawing upon such disciplines as anthropology, archaeology, economics, geography, history, law, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology, as...
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Special Education

Office of Special Education - Our Purpose To lead the improvement of outcomes for preparing all children and students with disabilities and their families for learning, earning and living through effective use of data, collaboration, communication, and a framework of differentiated support. New Guidance Document - Available for Public Comment...
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Standards & Proficiency

The 2019 Nebraska World Language Standards The Nebraska World Language Standards describe the knowledge and skills that students should learn, but they do not prescribe particular curriculum, lessons, teaching techniques, or activities. These standards create a framework for teaching and learning, and they articulate a trajectory for knowledge acquisition across...
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Standards Implementation Resources

The Nebraska Department of Education has developed a suggested framework to guide districts in implementing new standards. Although the frameworks has a suggested timeline, the timeline is adjustable according to the needs of each district. There are four stages to the implementation framework. The four stages are: Stage One: Exploration...
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State Board of Education

The Nebraska State Board of Education will hold an in-person monthly Board meeting on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at The Cornhusker Hotel (Lancaster Room), 333 South 13th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508. Six-foot social distancing will be practiced and masks are required. The Department of Education is in consultation...
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Structure of the World Language Standards

The overall structure of Nebraska’s World Language Standards reflects the two-tier structure common across all Nebraska content area standards. The two levels include standards and indicators. Standards include broad, overarching content-based statements that describe the basic cognitive, affective, or psychomotor expectations of student learning. The standards are sorted by strands,...
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STS Field Endorsement Guidelines

STS Field Endorsement Guidelines to Accompany Rule 24 STS-Skilled Specific Supplemental Endorsement Guidelines to Accompany Rule 24  

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Student Data Privacy

The use of technology to provide high quality instruction provides vast opportunities for personalized learning. However, districts need to balance instructional needs with privacy protections. This webpage and the data governance webpage serves as a resource for how districts can support best practices at the school level to protect the...
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Teaching Resource Websites

Center for Applied Linguistic Resources Guide Comprehensive and easy to navigate listing of multiple resources for the language program Curriki Aims to provide a place online where educators from anywhere in the world can post curricula and lesson plans for review and use by fellow classroom teachers. Enchanted Learning A...
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Teaching, Learning, and Assessment

Welcome to the Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Team Webpage The Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Team provides leadership, service, and support to help all learners become contributing and fulfilled members of society by: Providing leadership, content expertise, and technical assistance related to teaching, learning, and assessment; Coordinating processes to develop and...
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The Five “C”s of Nebraska’s World Language Learning

There are five strands or “essential components” of world language learning: • Communication: Students communicate effectively in a variety of situations for multiple purposes. • Culture: Students work with the language in a way that shows familiarity with and value for the cultures of the speakers of the language. •...
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The Good News Series

Inspiring stories and positive messages about students, clients, and schools in Nebraska. April 2020 Good NEWSletter: Inside the New Classroom: Lexi Gardner, Lincoln High School At first, Lexi Gardner was overwhelmed by the idea of converting her classroom courses to remote learning. “I kept thinking there was no way,” said...
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Title I-A

Title I-A is a program that provides financial assistance to LEAs and schools with high numbers or high percentages of poor children to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards. Federal funds are currently allocated through four statutory formulas that are based primarily on census poverty estimates...
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Understanding World Language Standards and Indicators

Standards: The Expectations of World Language Learning Each of the five strands contains several components that are long-term goals for learning. These broad, overarching content-based statements that describe the basic cognitive, affective expectations of students are standards. There are ten standards. When a particular standard is not reflective of or...
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Work Based Learning

Please visit our NEW Workplace Experiences website http://www.nebraskaworkplaceexperiences.com Contact Therese Marzouk Work-Based Learning 301 Centennial Mall South PO Box 94987 Lincoln, NE 68509-4987 Phone: (402) 471-2494 therese.marzouk@nebraska.gov

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Working with Youth with Disabilities or Who Receive Special Education Services

The successful transition of youth with disabilities from school to employment, education/training and independent living is a focal point of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and a policy incentive within the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). www.ideapolicy.org Often youth with disabilities face unique...
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Workshop Events & Materials

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all upcoming workshops are only offered online. Please review the following workshop catalog for materials, links, and resources from past, ongoing, and upcoming workshops. Raising the Bar: Nebraska World Language Standards Workshop Series The Revised Nebraska World Language Standards offer a greater emphasis on language...
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World Language Distinguished Scholar Award

2020 World Language Distinguished Scholars Recognized The World Language Distinguished Scholar Award recognizes Nebraska high school students for their leadership in language learning, commitment to language study, appreciation for cultural diversity, and communicative competence. Public and private high schools in Nebraska may nominate one student per level, per language. The...
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World Language in Nebraska

Nebraska schools offer world language options in a variety of languages and programming styles. Enrollment Demographics View languages learned in Nebraska, percentage of students enrolled by language, growth trends Course Descriptions View official course names and codes from the Nebraska Course Codes and Clearing House Endorsement Guide Educator Preparation Programs...
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