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An open letter to STEM Center Principal Michelle Weber...
Dear Principal Weber, At the outset, I ask that you share this letter with all of the faculty and staff at the STEM Center. I would also appreciate it if you shared it with the STEM family. I will be...
5/24/13 at 9:55 PM Grading B-I-N-G-O 5/6/13 at 9:54 PM
Wired differently... 4/2/13 at 10:12 PM
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin responds to Governor Walker's budget.
Presented by Robert Burke, Chair Libertarian Party Pierce-St Croix In what can best be described as a difference of vision for what governments should and should not be involved in, and for ...
3/1/13 at 10:03 AM
Life in “Standby” Mode?
It is the second half of the school year, and I am traveling quite a bit around the state of Minnesota. As the dean of students for an online school, my primary role is to deal with attendance issues....
3/1/13 at 7:35 AM Online Learning: A Dual Perspective 9/13/12 at 8:13 AM
Just Go to School! 9/5/12 at 7:02 AM
Adventures in Subbing: Inner City School pt 2
Part one was about the hoopla; this post is about the nuts and bolts of the student struggles in North Minneapolis. When the 6th and 7th graders I taught this day eventually got down to work (which t...
2/14/13 at 10:03 AM Adventures in Subbing: Inner City School pt 1 2/6/13 at 11:20 AM
Adventures in Subbing: The Achievement Gap 2/1/13 at 8:57 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 9:21 AM Tai Chi: What Goes Around Comes Around 9/8/12 at 8:20 AM
Bamboo U 5/5/12 at 8:53 AM
WI Teacher Resigns Citing Stress, Health Care, Uncertainty
WATCH VIDEO HERE (first published on WIvoices.org) Stephanie Kline resigned from her position as an 8th grade math teacher at New Richmond Middle School in Wisconsin. Her last day of teaching is June...
5/31/12 at 9:52 AM
There’s no one to blame but yourself for missing class
Video games are the reason for students struggles in school as much as food is to blame for peoples weight issues. College often is a persons first taste of freedom (loads of free time) from parental ...
12/27/11 at 1:00 AM Bulldogs' winning ways prompt more fans to wear their pride 9/21/11 at 12:00 AM
Upcoming Financial Presentations
There are two upcoming presentations in the area to learn about finances. Many of these things we may already know, but it is useful to hear them again. On Saturday, Sept. 24 Edward Jones Investment...
9/20/11 at 5:26 PM
Governor Walkers Wisconsin Budget Bill Rumor
I have received several e-mails regarding and amendment to WI statute 174.13 that will give animal control facilities a new option to give dogs to scientific institutions for medical testing. This is ...
4/20/11 at 6:21 PM February is National Pet Dental Health Month 2/14/11 at 1:57 PM
Update "Justice for Marley" 1/12/11 at 2:12 PM
Bluegrass & Roots Festival, Where? Oh yeah, River Falls!
Yes sir, River Falls is hosting the First Annual Bluegrass & Roots Festival this weekend (I love it when they title it that - basically saying, this is the first year that we're doing it - if it w...
3/17/11 at 12:51 AM