PIGSKIN GEOGRAPHY AGAIN!

This is from an earlier blog. I am running it again for those who missed it before. Teachers – learning about geography is fun with Pigskin Geography!  This NIE program  follows the NFL teams as they travel across the United States to their destination cities. You don’t have to know anything about football to participate. PIGSKIN…
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Their Character Counts

  There are two great examples in Thursday’s Grand Forks Herald of teens showing good character.  The first is titled "Teens honored for returning $1,500 in found cash" by Archie Ingersoll Herald Staff Writer .  Thirteen-year-old Good Samaritans Leanne Ness and Teaerica Rangel were recognized by Grand Forks police for turning in stolen money and other property they…
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Talkin’ Trash

In Tuesday’s Grand Forks Herald there was a story on the front page titled, "Trash Transport"  by Ryan Johnson, Herald Staff Writer.  The story was about how the city of Grand Forks has started to transport its trash to Fargo.  The current landfill in Grand Forks can no longer be used and the new one…
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Thanks NIE Teachers’ Fair

THANKS to everyone who attended the NIE Teachers’ Resource Fair held last Monday in the Herald community room.  We had a great turnout and I look forward to working with you in the upcoming school year! CONGRATULATIONS to Pete Ringbloom!!! He was the winner of the 2 men’s UND suite hockey tickets for the Oct. 4…
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Literacy Scavenger Hunt

This article is from a 2004 Literacy tab and was written by Jane Mencer, NCFL Instructional Designer. The tab was produced by the Newspaper Association of America and sponsored by VerizonReads.com. People read the newspaper for many reasons, but one constant is that they want to know something. Some might consider reading the newspaper an adult…
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