Do You Have A Role Model?

STS-124 Mission Specialist Karen L. Nyberg. Photo Credit: NASA What does “heroic” mean to you?  Do you think of daring acts of bravery? Strong leadership? Triumph over great odds?  Outstanding achievements in sports or entertainment?  Heroism takes many forms, including these. There are as many ways to be heroic as there are individual lives. Ordinary…
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Activity – Focus On Bullying

Bullying can be physical, verbal or emotional and I think it is something we have all experienced at one time. How do we deal with bullies?  What can you do to help kids who are being bullied?  I found this wonderful resource called “Focus on Bullying” that answers these questions and many more.  This supplement is an adaptation…
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ENGINEERING IS ROCKET SCIENCE

This 16-page space tab is being produced locally by UND School of Engineering and Mines, UND Dept. of Space Studies and Grand Forks Herald Newspapers in Education. The tab takes a look at the many aspects of space and the involvement of UND students in the NASA mission, including NASA? Astronaut, Dr. Karen L. Nyberg.…
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Advertising NIE Activities

 THE NEWS AD VANTAGE The following activities are from the NIE guide titled, “The News Ad Vantage” written by Giny Beck, a 20-year veteran of the elementary/middle school classroom from Iowa and edited and published by Ann West, News Relief, Inc. The activities were designed for use with students in grades 4-8, however, they may…
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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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