MODERN-DAY JANE G-U-A-R, just like in GUARD...
I used to give spelling tests all day. Every Friday, I'd give five spelling tests to five groups of thirty eighth graders. Then we would grade them in class, after I passed out red pens to everyone. M... Posted on 11/22/13 at 11:18 AM
THE PERIPHERY The Donner Party
Did you learn this story in your American History class?
My job as a substitute in Minneapolis puts me in all sorts of places to see and learn about the varied conditions within which the youth of Mi... Posted on 11/14/13 at 10:33 AM
THE NEW FORTY The other team...
Let me say at the outset that I am thrilled at the success NDSU's football program has enjoyed in recent years. The Bison are number one - squared. And frankly, the odds are quite good that their numb... Posted on 9/29/13 at 9:01 PM
I am not a recreational shopper. When I go to a store I have a list of items I need, and my goal is to buy them and then get out as quickly as possible.
My 9-year-old daughter, Ellen, however, has an entirely different view of shopping.
Sporting a key ring the size of a janitor’s, attached to a belt loop in her blue jeans, Ashley Johnson leaned back in her chair and said: “I’m kind of an odd duck.” She was not referring to the rarity of being a female shop teacher. She was referring to the rarity of being a shop teacher who came from a metropolitan area and was without tool training at home.
Several North Dakota small farmers will teach their trade to those without a farm of their own. An education-focused agricultural nonprofit organization called Foundation for Agricultural and Rural Resource Management is taking applications for its new farm internship program.
This is an exciting time for education in North Dakota. We’re entering a new era with new opportunities to take our public schools from good to great.
The funding provided by Succeed 2020 will help bring North Dakota’s public education system to an entirely new level.
University experiments with initiative to engage freshman students in their education
“The Call of Duty: Experiencing the Past, Shaping the Future” represents a new twist in efforts to help first-year UND students fully engage in university life and achieve their goals.
Local teachers union president Julie Blaha says 75 percent of the teachers who voted this week needed to support the Q Comp program to send it to the Anoka-Hennepin School Board for final approval. Only 59 percent of the 2,034 teachers who voted supported the plan.
The teachers in the state's largest school district will start voting Tuesday on a merit pay and enhanced evaluation program that could bring in about $10 million a year to the Anoka-Hennepin public schools.
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