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Faculty and Staff Receive Awards during annual Faculty and Staff Day at U of M Crookston
Recognizing excellence and celebrating success was the highlight of Faculty and Staff Day held May 14, 2013, at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The annual event is held to commemorate the compl...
5/20/13 at 2:58 PM Among the Nation's Best: U of M, Crookston in U.S.News & World Report's Best Online Bachelor's Programs 1/15/13 at 4:07 PM
U of M, Crookston Business Department Offers Students Opportunity to Earn Certificate of Taxation 10/22/12 at 12:18 PM
Sometimes failure is an option
I am proud of my accomplishments. However, each accomplishment is built upon the silent soldiers of any task well done; failure. I was recently at my yoga class and found one particular move quite di...
5/19/13 at 7:19 AM Rural Reflections Radio 11/23/12 at 7:33 AM
A Good Mistake 11/17/12 at 7:06 AM
UND symposium to focus on workplace conflicts May 20-24
The University of North Dakota Conflict Resolution Center will hold its sixth annual symposium May 20-24. This years focus is on Weathering the Workplace Storm: Learning to Predict, Prepare & Prev...
5/17/13 at 9:08 AM Learning on a grander 'SCALE' 11/15/12 at 4:47 PM
Turkish educators visit UND 8/6/12 at 10:27 AM
It's National Teacher Appreciation Week!
How will you say thank you? Open Letter to Teachers on Teacher Appreciation Day Dear Teachers, There is a Japanese proverb that says, "Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one d...
5/6/13 at 11:46 AM Mobile learning apps connect with youth 12/7/12 at 10:49 AM
When facts change fast, what should our kids be learning? 10/17/12 at 9:20 AM
10 Tips For Parenting Through Divorce
Parenting does not come with a handbook and divorce can make parenting even more difficult. Here are my favorite 10 tips to help parents co-parent and support children while separating or divorcing: ...
4/17/13 at 2:00 AM
Learning to Cook
One way to save a lot of money is to cook at home instead of getting takeout or dining out. Some people may choose not to cook at home because they dont think they know how to or it is too much work....
4/14/13 at 6:51 AM
Saturday, April 20th come out to the Purpur Arena with yourchildren age birth-7,for a Hands on Learning Fair. 10 Am- 1Pm Fun learning activities, parent information displays and hear the Mayor's pr...
4/13/13 at 1:01 PM Teaching Kids Responsibility 1/5/13 at 3:58 PM
Kind and Firm Parenting 11/17/12 at 1:00 PM
April lesson plans using the newspaper
Here is a calendar with daily lesson plans using the newspaper for the month of April. The calendar is from the NIE Institute. To download a printable copy, click on the following link: April Lesson P...
3/31/13 at 9:42 PM Special guests from Angle Inlet School 3/26/13 at 8:24 AM
Grand Forks high school students teach respect & caring at elementary schools 3/22/13 at 8:40 AM
Suck It Up, Buttercup
There's been a lot of controversy as of late on our Facebook page regarding oilfield wives and what is perceived as whining. While maybe we do whine a little, I think most of it stems from the fact t...
3/14/13 at 9:08 AM
Adventures in Subbing: Inner City School pt 2
Part one was about the hoopla; this post is about the nuts and bolts of the student struggles in North Minneapolis. When the 6th and 7th graders I taught this day eventually got down to work (which t...
2/14/13 at 10:03 AM Adventures in Subbing: Inner City School pt 1 2/6/13 at 11:20 AM
Are Older People Happier? 5/1/12 at 8:28 AM
No...not again...when will we learn?
In my early days in emergency management I compiled a report about what has come to be known as the "Great White fire". That was the fire that was started when pyrotechnics were used in a Great White ...
1/28/13 at 12:12 PM The 3rd Annual STEM Cosmopolitan Soiree 5/19/12 at 6:20 PM
What I learned from Mike's injury... 4/29/12 at 8:38 PM
Let's make music together
Music is sensory for children. By listening to music, preschoolers enhance their auditory skills. Dancing to the beat allows them an opportunity to move their muscles and engage in large motor movemen...
1/1/13 at 3:59 PM Triangles everywhere 9/25/12 at 12:43 PM
2012 - A Year in Review
The second year of the second century of Scouting is drawing to a close. How exciting to be part of a relevant, dynamic organization that does so much good for kids, families and communities. First a...
12/31/12 at 4:43 PM Historic Day for Scouting in the Northern Lights Council 8/15/12 at 5:12 PM
Scouting for Food Community Good Turn 3/23/12 at 5:03 PM
Day 28: Continuously learning from other bloggers
For day 28 of the 30-30 Style Challenge, I decided to wear something extremely comfy: my leggings, favorite comfy t-shirt, comfy card and a warm scarf. The look was perfect for hanging out on cam...
12/13/12 at 8:18 PM
Liberal learning at its finest: Concordia College Neurochemistry
In a typical class for a core requirement at Concordia College there is usually a new perspective, a new skill, a new set of knowledge, or even a new language is learned. In my studies in chemistry I ...
12/13/12 at 6:14 PM A way to unravel the mind! 12/9/12 at 5:22 PM