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Alumni Spotlight: Doha Nassar M.A. '24

Doha Nassar earned her M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction for Social Justice in 2024 and currently works as a 2nd grade homeroom teacher and team lead. In this blog post, Doha discusses how her passions came to life through both her experiences with the CISJ program.

Alumni Spotlight: Alexandra Rodriguez, M.Ed. '21

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Alexandra Rodriguez earned her M.Ed. from the Educational Technology program (now Learning Design & Technology) in 2021. Since graduating, Alexandra has become a Computer Science Teacher/ Technology Lead at an elementary school. Read her interview to learn how a degree from Loyola empowered her to step forward in her career.

Unveiling the Future of Education: The Learning Design & Technology Program

In a world where technology is rapidly transforming the educational landscape, staying ahead of the curve is imperative for educators and professionals alike. Recognizing the need to adapt to the evolving field of educational technology and meet the needs of learners of all ages in our digital world, Loyola’s School of Education is thrilled to introduce the revamped and fully online Learning Design & Technology Program.

The Imperative of Educational Technology: Why Teachers Must Embrace it in 2023

In today’s classroom, the integration of technology has become more than just a trend; it's an imperative. As we step into a new year in 2023, the role of educational technologies in the classroom has never been more prominent or vital. Teachers today are not just educators; they are facilitators of learning in a digital age. To effectively prepare students for the future, educators must understand why using educational technologies appropriately is not a choice but a necessity. In this blog, we'll delve into six reasons why teachers need to embrace educational technologies.

Alumni Spotlight: Danielle Felton, M.Ed. '21

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Danielle Felton earned her M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Loyola University Maryland in 2021. Since graduating, Felton has become an author, publishing two books, “Teach and Go Home” and “Teach and Stay Sane” and started an educational consulting firm focused on supporting elementary classroom educators in how to simplify their workloads and manage their classrooms. She credits the diversity of her professors and their dynamic approach to teaching that contributed to a more engaging learning experience. Learn how Felton’s experience at Loyola’s School of Education shaped her into the leader she is today.

Govans Market Back to School Takeover

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On August 16, the Teacher Education Department (TED) put together a back to school Takeover at The Govans Farmers Market. Maddie Larrimore, program assistant for the TED, interviewed Amy Cosentino, Assistant Clinical Faculty and coordinator of the event, to learn more about it’s success!

Alumni Spotlight: Ashley Rosette, M.Ed. '18

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Ashley Rosette earned her M.Ed in Educational Technology from Loyola University Maryland in 2018. Today, Rosette is a Consultant and Learning Designer. She helps leaders and teachers improve their skills and knowledge to better support student learning and development. She credits the support and experience of Loyola’s faculty for her success in her graduate program and career.Learn how Rosette managed her work-life balance and the value she found in her degree through her responses in this blog post.

Irene Bal Interview for the MCCE Newsletter

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Irene Bal, Assistant Teaching Professor of Educational Technology, speaks to the Maryland Center for Computing in Education Newsletter about her work with computer science in education.