NIE ROCKS! Holiday Season Newspaper Activities
Looking for some activities to do in the classroom? Here are some ideas from the NIE Institute. The actvities cover a variety of subjects from art to social studies.
ART: During the holiday season, m... Posted on 12/10/13 at 12:53 PM
FARGO SCHOOL TALK Standards Based Education and the Common Core State Standards
By Superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Schatz
During the past few months there has been a movement launched across the United States to slow down or stop the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (... Posted on 11/8/13 at 8:00 AM
THE NEW FORTY It is strongly encouraged...
Today was my first day of teaching in the Fall semester. I got a glimpse of the students I will spend my class days with over the next four months. I can tell already that I am going to laugh an awf... Posted on 8/27/13 at 8:55 PM
MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY MOORHEAD 21,205 Chilren Help Determine Read Aloud Book Award Winners
Each year thousands of children's books are published, so for parents, or anyone wanting to read to children, it can be overwhelming to find the best books to read aloud.
The MSUM Comstock Read Aloud... Posted on 5/30/13 at 1:49 PM
BEST FRIENDS ND It's National Teacher Appreciation Week!
How will you say thank you?
Open Letter to Teachers on Teacher Appreciation Day
There is a Japanese proverb that says, "Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one d... Posted on 5/6/13 at 10:46 AM
BISMARCK, N.D. -- One North Dakota legislator says the
state's pension troubles are the start of a big, expensive problem.
The North Dakota House's Government and Veterans Affairs
Committee is looking at bills to close state pension funds to newly
North Dakota teacher retirement plan needs cash to stay viable
A possible fix for North Dakota’s depleted Teachers’ Fund for Retirement calls for employer and employee contributions to rise 4 percent annually over the next two bienniums.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Standing at the edge of a pond surrounded by her class of fourth-graders, Jasmine Zeppa filled a bucket with brown water and lectured her pupils on the science of observing and recording data. Many of the children seemed more interested in nearby geese, a passing jogger and the crunchy leaves underfoot.
Larimore educators at an impasse LARIMORE, N.D. – The presentation of both sides of the teachers’ contract impasse in Larimore to a state fact-finding panel drew a crowd to the two-hour public hearing Monday.
Stephan J. Lee, Forum Communications Co.
, October 05, 2010
As American students continue to flounder in world rankings, parents of failing children are eagerly searching for someone to blame for the inability of their children to reach the top. They have convinced the education policymakers that the blame must be laid at the door of poor schools and incompetent teachers.
BISMARCK – Newly hired government employees and school teachers in North Dakota should have their own retirement savings plans instead of a pension that’s guaranteed by taxpayers, a state lawmaker says.
By Dale Wetzel, Associated Press Writer
, April 28, 2010
A Woman’s Perspective is seeking entries from visual artists, writers, performers, musicians, dancers, vocalists, filmmakers and teachers for a noncompetitive, nonjuried series of multimedia exhibitions and performances.
As economy forces budget shortfalls, schools cut jobs LAWRENCE, Kan. – When Lilli Lackey started college, talk of a growing teacher shortage gave her confidence that a job would be waiting for her when she got out.
By Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press
, November 16, 2009
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