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Dinosaur Terrorizes Very Small Part of Newsroom
So, I bought a dinosaur today. It's actually a Jimmiesaurus, meaning that its colors are those of Jamestown College. It matches my desktop, so I put him on top of it. Kids are selling them, as wel...
7/11/13 at 11:53 AM Hovercrafts, Children and Other Magic Science 12/2/12 at 6:19 PM
School Lunches: The Picky Eater's Dilemma 9/14/12 at 8:49 AM
Meet Jill Baird!
I grew up in Langdon, ND, the oldest of three girls. My dad was a farmer and my mom is in education. I first attended to NDSU for Agribusiness then went back to school after a year for a degree in Eng...
7/9/13 at 9:27 AM
I can't even tell you the number of times I've had people make a big deal out of the fact that my husband doesn't have a college degree. Almost always I hear, "What if something happens? What if he g...
6/24/13 at 1:42 PM
A message to graduates
Theres a lot of noise out there. No doubt youve heard it by now. The advice. The questions. The expectations. The clichs about graduating, moving on, transitions, working hard, the value of educa...
6/4/13 at 9:05 AM Should schools be run more like businesses? 2/24/13 at 8:24 PM
How to use your fear of loss for fun and profit 2/14/13 at 12:06 PM
options for educators
The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is announcing its summer schedule of conservation workshops for educators. National Archery in the Schools June 4-5, Nishu Bow Range in Bismarck. Workshop pa...
5/29/13 at 7:36 AM thank YOU to the Hunter Ed Volunteers 2/21/13 at 6:27 PM
planning for the 2012 hunter education classes 12/13/11 at 9:17 AM
Unique Bismarck arts event Thursday fosters natural inclusion, self-esteem
NDAD has become a contributing sponsor of "Art Without Limits - Zot Artz," a unique event in Bismarck this Thursday (April 11). It's a distinct opportunity to get a taste of inclusive arts, using u...
4/10/13 at 10:36 AM Wallbangers wheelchair basketball practices return to Grand Forks 10/18/12 at 7:59 AM
Education, Jobs, and Life Skills
As a mentor, you can have a positive, lasting impact on your mentee's attitude toward school and the workplace. To explore mentoring scenarios that have to do with education, jobs, and life skills, re...
2/19/13 at 10:00 AM To Improve Education 10/18/12 at 8:40 AM
When facts change fast, what should our kids be learning? 10/17/12 at 8:20 AM
More Things They Don't (Can't) Instruct You (Me) In Culinary (Any) School
The recent separation of Chris Olson, former Chef de Cuisine from Parka, a restaurant in Minneapolis, has spurned interesting conversations about things theydon'tteach you in culinary school. Olson's ...
2/17/13 at 2:53 PM
Hungry? Help us make 23-cent meals!
The Kiwanis Club of Jamestown looks to hold its third Kids Against Hunger meal-packaging event, thanks to another gift from an anonymous donor. As a Kiwanis member and a parent, I'm so humbled to be ...
12/20/12 at 10:45 AM Grandparents raising your children's children: here's a group for you 10/20/11 at 5:30 AM
Headlines: Spiritwood-area volunteers assist with harvest after death of 3-year-old boy 10/19/11 at 11:40 AM
I'm a Believer -- So Are You
We disagree with one another a lot these days, but I think I've found three sentences we can all say, "Yes, that's true," to: 1) We are all born. 2) We all die. 3) In between, we operate each of ...
12/19/12 at 2:11 PM Mr. Smith Stays out of Washington 11/15/12 at 12:33 PM
Writing, Blogging, and Speaking, Intelligently 11/8/12 at 2:26 PM
Losing Control of the MAPK during Finals Week!
In the spirit of finals week, I think about a discussion on the MAPK pathway in my neurochemistry course, and the first thing that comes to mind is not a particular enzyme or disorder, but instead I t...
12/17/12 at 11:47 PM Liberal learning at its finest: Concordia College Neurochemistry 12/13/12 at 5:14 PM
The 30 Habits of Highly Empowered Women
While doing a little dusting in the office, I spotted a well-worn copy of Steven Coveys classic, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. This book first introduced us to concepts like the abundance m...
12/4/12 at 10:30 AM Be Thankful 11/21/12 at 10:48 AM
Lessons from 9/11 9/11/12 at 7:43 AM
Education should be encouraged, not denied
8:10 on a Wednesday morning in a lecture hall, waiting for the first class of the day to start. It is one of the introductory classes which provides students studying English with an insight to lite...
10/25/12 at 7:36 AM The Best Leaders Learn From Example 7/9/12 at 8:28 AM
Annie's Kiosk Coming Soon to Schleswig Holstein 6/12/12 at 3:55 AM
Notes on Continuation: the "Jesus' Wife" Saga and Parish Studies
In this post, I'm combining two posts into one, both having "continuation" as a theme. It's simply easier than posting twice. So, if you like one topic but not the other, I ask for your patience. Alt...
10/20/12 at 9:25 AM Christianity and Higher Education 3/13/12 at 11:18 AM
Letting Go, Letting Life
The trek was over. I got back to Zhuhai, my home in China for the past eleven months. But though I was done trekking, I wasn't through with traveling: I had 48 left in China to ready for a long journ...
10/6/12 at 8:21 AM Tai Chi: What Goes Around Comes Around 9/8/12 at 7:20 AM
Bamboo U 5/5/12 at 7:53 AM