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Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy Proficiency Levels

The Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy is presented as a certificate and a seal that can be attached to a student's diploma. There is no cost for these items or the application. However, a Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy recipient may choose to order, at a cost, a Nebraska Seal of Biliteracy...
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Nebraska World Language Standards Process

The Impetus In 2016, Dr. Janine Theiler initiated the first World Language Colloquium to discuss and establish priorities for NDE in meeting the needs of world language teachers across the state. Task force groups were formed to address needs in the areas of programming, proficiency, professional learning, advocacy and collaboration....
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NET Force

Google Drive for NET FORCE Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Activity Reports & Handouts Agenda April 12, 2019 Agenda March 1, 2019 Agenda DRAFT September 7, 2018 Agenda April 13, 2018 Agenda February 2, 2018 Agenda September 22, 2017 Agenda April 24, 2017 Agenda January 13, 2017 Agenda September 23, 2016 Agenda...
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Nutrition Services

COVID 19 Preparedness for School Meals and Child and Adult Food Care Program- Waiver Announcements CNP WAIVERS AT A GLANCE Nutrition Services has put together a comprehensive document to provide guidance on understanding and applying waivers and waiver extensions applicable to Child Nutrition Programs. This document will be updated as...
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OER Toolkit – Creating

Why Create OER?OER Design TipsCombining LicensesAccessibility ToolsAuthoringWhy Create OER? Why Create OER? Assures academic freedom to add content to your specifications Extends your academic profile Provides more relevant and engaging materials for students Can be regularly updated Reduces costs for districts and students Attribution:  Text a derivative of BCOER Poster, by BCcampus, licensed under CC...
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OER Toolkit – Licensing

Open Educational Resources (OER) is based on a set of permissions that enable the use and modification of educational content. In this section, one will gain knowledge about the shift from traditional copyright to open licenses, and how to apply open licenses to works created, remixed, and shared. Local  educational...
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OER Toolkit- Sustainability

How can educators impact the longevity and success of OER in their districts? This module provides tools and tips that will help you influence key sustainability levers—from policy, to funding, to training on OER. Identify OER Funding OpportunitiesTrain Others on OERImpact OER PolicyIdentify OER Funding Opportunities Funding Opportunities In the...
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Office of Early Childhood

Our Vision: All young Nebraska children are secure, healthy, and successful. The Office of Early Childhood provides leadership, guidance and support to: develop high quality environments for young children; promote equitable access to inclusive programs and services for all children from birth through age eight; facilitate state and community partnerships...
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Perkins V

The Strengthening Career & Technical Education for the 21st Century law, or “Perkins V,” is a federal education program that invests in secondary, postsecondary and adult Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the territories. Perkins is: dedicated to the continuous improvement...
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Physical Education

Physical Education is an integral part of total education of a child. It is the cornerstone in developing an active lifestyle, providing opportunities to guide young people in the process of becoming physically active for a lifetime. Quality physical education programs increase the physical competence, health-related fitness, self-responsibility, and enjoyment...
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Power of Language

Career Education Model World Languages Language in Careers Chinese Language in Careers French   Language in Careers Spanish Language in Careers German

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PPCS and Veterans Education

Private Postsecondary Career Schools Mission Statement The Private Postsecondary Career Schools and Veterans Education section of the Nebraska Department of Education has the responsibility of authorizing private postsecondary career schools to operate educational programs and to recruit students for their schools. Veterans Education Mission Statement We are designated as the...
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Raising the Bar Nebraska World Language Standards

Learn more about the design and construction of the world language standards in order to begin the implementation process. Participants will complete a series of activities designed to help build understanding, to review current programming, and to begin an implementation crosswalk. Materials Raising the Bar Post NILA ESU 4 (Power...
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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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Social Studies Education

SIT/Frameworks The Nebraska Department of Education has created two optional educational resources to help with the implementation of the 2019 Nebraska State Social Studies Standards.  The first optional resource is the Social Studies Standards Instructional Tool (SIT) which is a spreadsheet containing open educational resources that accompany each K-12 state...
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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. Coronavirus Resources - IDEA Guidance The NDE is...
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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 June 5, 2020 meeting of the Nebraska State Board of Education will be held, pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Orders 20-03 and 20-24, by a combination of videoconferencing and teleconferencing on Friday, June 5, 2020 at 9:00 am.  Access to the meeting will be made available to members of...
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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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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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