ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
MAE PROGRAM
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls IA


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FALL 2011--UNI Graduate Student Raising $5,500 in 14 Days for Nepali Orphanage

A University of Northern Iowa graduate student is making a difference with Nepali orphans by attempting to raise $5,500 in 14 days.  Dubuque born, Rebecca Petersen has helped create a fund raising event for a struggling Nepali orphanage.  With limited time in Nepal she has ascertained their urgent needs and is determined to reach the target, fast.....read more

SPRING 2012--UNI Graduate Student Providing Teacher Training in the Land of Smiles

A University of Northern Iowa graduate student is making a difference in Thai goverment schools by attempting to change the way foreign and Thai teachers co-teach in the bilingual classrooms.....read more

MAY 2012--Rebecca Petersen Brings New Teaching Techniques to Thai Classrooms

MAE Elementary Education graduate student, Rebecca Petersen, is making a difference in Thai government schools by attempting to change the way foreign and Thai teachers co-teach in the bilingual classrooms by implementing student-centered instruction.

Dubuque born, Rebecca Petersen, 42, has been an elementary teacher in Thailand government schools for six years now and says she has no plans of leaving any time soon.......read more