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Help a kid out
Every once in a while, the tech-connected youth will throw a surprise curveball and embrace the slow, outmoded technology of yesteryear. Eh? received an interesting request recently. It seems that a ...
12/3/13 at 11:00 PM Go for launch 11/20/13 at 11:00 PM
Trotter hits schools 10/29/13 at 11:00 PM
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...
11/22/13 at 11:18 AM This is only a test. 4/17/13 at 1:12 PM
How on earth am I gonna teach Algebra?! 4/1/13 at 9:13 AM
Education Is Bigger Than Schools
Enjoy this piece on educational philosophy by guest contributor, Joseph Preesh. Growing up and going to school is such a ubiquitous part of Americana that we hardly even think about the subjects learn...
10/28/13 at 7:34 AM Is Homeschooling Better? 10/21/13 at 7:19 AM
The Nanny McPhee Effect
"There is something you should understand about the way I work. When you need me but do not want me, then I must stay. When you want me but no longer need me, then I have to go. It's rather sad, reall...
10/8/13 at 10:14 AM Loopy Stanley 2013 - we want YOU! 2/11/13 at 2:48 PM
The Space Between: CONNECTing Music Therapy & Music Ed 1/12/13 at 12:54 PM
Secretary Duncan joins in call for more early-childhood education money
By Don Davis President Barack Obamas education secretary told an audience packed with Minnesota educators Tuesday that he would like to send the state millions more dollars to match state money appro...
7/16/13 at 3:57 PM Notebook: More Indian scholarships available 7/15/13 at 4:10 PM
Democrats leave session with issues they still want to do 5/22/13 at 12:01 PM
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
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
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
Putting a dent in family travel
Besides family time, one of the concerns about starting school before Labor Day is that it would cut into family travel... and ultimately the tourism and hospitality industry. And that's a big deal in...
8/30/12 at 11:40 AM Online colleges edge out UMD 2/9/11 at 12:22 PM
Explosion at Laura MacArthur School, 1982
Story printed September 28, 1982 Apprehension and excitement show on the faces of first-graders outside Laura MacArthur-West Elementary School following a boiler explosion on September 27, 1982. They...
7/13/12 at 3:26 PM Morgan Park High School memories 5/19/12 at 7:35 PM
Old Denfeld sign at old Laura MacArthur school 12/14/11 at 1:17 PM
Free Homebuyer Education Class
The Village Homebuyer Education program is one of several services we provide as part of The Village Family Service Centers Financial Resource Center, or FRC. The Homebuyer Education Seminar includes...
6/13/12 at 3:12 PM
Duluth Children's Museum first Friday: Be well
From Thursday's Eh? column: The first Friday of the month is always a big to-do at the Duluth Childrens Museum, and it will be even a bigger deal this Friday (June 1, 2012). The museum is hosting its...
5/31/12 at 6:02 AM Duluth Children's Museum gets ready to open in new Lincoln Park home 5/28/12 at 4:19 PM
Knitting classes at Yarn Harbor 3/22/12 at 7:10 PM
Travel Adventures On All Seven Continents
Explore the world with award-winning author and Duluth native Marty Essen as he presents the multimedia show, Around the World in 90 Minutes, at UMD on Wednesday, April 18 at 7 p.m. in the Weber Music...
4/16/12 at 9:41 AM Jenelle Bartelt Explores the World of Puppets 3/14/12 at 7:49 AM
Choral Event Launches Scholarship 3/2/12 at 1:34 PM
Contemplation by Peggy Anderson
As parents we worry about our kidsor adult kids. We want them to be happy, find this place in this world before we pass on to another life. I think most parents struggle with these issues. Some of our...
2/24/12 at 7:50 AM On Education and Training 1/4/11 at 6:29 AM
Saving Teaching Jobs in Minnesota 9/17/10 at 11:17 AM
Social media use: the new risk factor?
Doctors already query patients about whether they drink, use tobacco or are up to date on their immunizations. Should they also be asking about the patient's use of the social media? The question was...
12/28/11 at 12:11 PM Paging Dr. Google 2/8/11 at 12:24 PM
A new paradigm for pre-meds? 8/6/10 at 5:33 AM