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Pipestone Schools to try independent learning

February 7, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Second through fourth graders will transition through grades at their own pace
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PIPESTONE After years of sticking to the traditional classroom model, Pipestone Area Schools is trying something new.
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OUR OPINION: Let Massachusetts be model for N.D. school reforms

December 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Bay State dominates national assessments of student performance. N.D. should set its eyes on that goal. Continue Reading

Distance courses grow in SD public universities

October 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) The South Dakota Board of Regents reports that more than 20,000 students in the state’s public university system took at least one course last year through the Internet, two-way television or some other distance delivery method. Continue Reading

Project English gives boost in learning language

August 29, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

FARGO, ND Project English is now being projected through much of Fargo-Moorhead. Continue Reading

School board approves purchase of long-distance learning equipment

February 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The District 518 Board of Education approved the purchase of long-distance learning equipment for a new high school nursing course which will be introduced during the fourth term of this school year. Continue Reading

State council members impressed with early childhood programs in Willmar, Minn.

January 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Members of the Governor’s Early Learning Council were impressed with the level of cooperation between public and private institutions to encourage literacy in young children when they visited Willmar on Tuesday. Continue Reading

Mitchell honor roll swells with new program

January 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Middle School’s ICU program forces students to complete assignments; some had to return to school during the Christmas break to turn in work. Continue Reading

Learning through dress up, imagination play

January 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Wearing costumes and playing pretend helps children open their minds. By dressing up as a character or different person, your child gets to role-play. This can also be used as a teaching tool to help your child learn about how everything and everyone in the world has a special role in society. Continue Reading

Learning to skate

December 5, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Velen Rodriguez takes her 6-year-old daughter, Savanna, skating for the first time during the “Skating with Santa and Mrs. Claus” event Saturday afternoon at the Arena in Worthington. Continue Reading

‘The Little Couple’ has behind-the-scene ties to west central Minnesota in Raymond, Minn.

November 2, 2011 in West Central Tribune

RAYMOND Thanks to their own reality TV show on The Learning Channel, Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein of “The Little Couple” have become household names across the country.
People in west central Minnesota might be surprised to know that a couple with ties to this area has had a big role in building the new home that has been the subject of so many recent episodes on this popular docu-drama. Continue Reading