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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 11:36 AM Wallbangers wheelchair basketball practices return to Grand Forks 10/18/12 at 8:59 AM
West Fargo STEM Center Students Build App, Win National Competition
Congratulations to the team of middle school students from the West Fargo STEM Center who are winners of a national competition to develop mobile applications that address a need or problem within the...
4/5/13 at 12:56 PM Teachers Connect to Industry through four-week internship 12/5/12 at 5:44 PM
Construction Trades Academy slated for June 3-14 at MN State Community and Technical College
The Herdina Academy for Construction Trades will be June 3-14, 2013, at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Moorhead. The two-week session runs 8 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday...
4/2/13 at 2:24 PM HBA hosts keynote on generational differences in the workplace 3/7/13 at 6:27 PM
Vehicle to AT Funding - the IEP!
It is no longer just textbooks, paper and pencils getting the job done in todays classroom. Today's tools embrace online research, word processing and electronics for learning. For children in special...
3/29/13 at 11:14 PM
New York City-based trio performing March 23 at Jamestown College
The Performing Arts Series at Jamestown College continues with a performance by Sonic Escape at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 in the Reiland Fine Arts Centers DeNault Auditorium. Tickets are $15 ...
3/18/13 at 3:42 PM Jamestown College graduation May 5 5/1/12 at 8:35 AM
Author Brenda K. Marshall visiting Jamestown College Sept. 20 9/15/11 at 10:53 AM
Life in “Standby” Mode?
It is the second half of the school year, and I am traveling quite a bit around the state of Minnesota. As the dean of students for an online school, my primary role is to deal with attendance issues....
3/1/13 at 7:35 AM Online Learning: A Dual Perspective 9/13/12 at 8:13 AM
Just Go to School! 9/5/12 at 7:02 AM
The Concordia Choir: Touring through Texas
The Concordia Choir is heading south this week on its 2013 tour through the middle of the U.S. and spending several days in Texas. Tour is a musical highlight for many of the singers and the chance to...
2/25/13 at 5:03 PM Studying Sibelius at Salolampi 2/6/13 at 3:28 PM
Alumni, Students Connect at Leadership Event 1/31/13 at 12:44 PM
Should schools be run more like businesses?
Perhaps you have heard it said that schools should be run more like businesses--that public schools are soft, undisciplined, ineffective and would do well to refocus their attention on the bottom line...
2/24/13 at 9:24 PM How to use your fear of loss for fun and profit 2/14/13 at 1:06 PM
5 ways to trick your brain into finishing what you start 1/31/13 at 9:51 AM
thank YOU to the Hunter Ed Volunteers
Volunteer instructors for North Dakotas hunter education program were recognized Feb. 9 for their contributions of teaching students the importance of hunter safety and ethics. Instructor of ...
2/21/13 at 7:27 PM planning for the 2012 hunter education classes 12/13/11 at 10:17 AM
a whale in Valley City? 1/4/11 at 4:16 PM
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 11:00 AM To Improve Education 10/18/12 at 9:40 AM
When facts change fast, what should our kids be learning? 10/17/12 at 9:20 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 3:53 PM
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
Adventures in Subbing: The Achievement Gap 2/1/13 at 8:57 AM
Loopy Stanley 2013 - we want YOU!
Hello and welcome February! It is a blustery one here in North Dakota. As I type I am enjoying an impromptu Snow Day after we got a healthy dumping of snow and wind, enough to close down two major in...
2/11/13 at 3:48 PM The Space Between: CONNECTing Music Therapy & Music Ed 1/12/13 at 1:54 PM
Surviving Power Struggles 11/28/12 at 10:36 AM
Join Me Super Bowl Sunday and Travel to a Distant Land
I'm excited about an event happening on Sunday and no, its not the SUPER BOWL. But, never fear, you won't miss the game since this event happens at 1:00 pmand you'll have plenty of time to get home. (...
1/30/13 at 5:41 PM Finding New Friends 1/3/13 at 4:27 PM
What Matters? 12/18/12 at 4:31 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 11:45 AM Grandparents raising your children's children: here's a group for you 10/20/11 at 6:30 AM
Headlines: Spiritwood-area volunteers assist with harvest after death of 3-year-old boy 10/19/11 at 12:40 PM