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11 08, 2015

Candidates and the topic of Education

August 11th, 2015|News|

If you are destine not to let the start of political campaigning become a murmur in the background of your life, and feel you should know where potential candidates stand on the topics of education (and other topics for […]

7 08, 2015

What came from all of that testing?

August 7th, 2015|News|

Statewide results are out from Minnesota’s Comprehensive Assessment Tests.     The results presented no significant change from prior years, and even though the process was interrupted by down time due to hacking of the testing website, it appears […]

18 06, 2015

2015 Legislative Session helps streamline licensure for out-of-state Educators

June 18th, 2015|News|

However, that has not deterred a lawsuit moving forward by 20 out of state educators against the Minnesota School Board.   With the expected shortage of teachers to continue in the near future, any attention to help streamline the […]

21 05, 2015

No resolution in the State Educational Budget.

May 21st, 2015|News|

A bill was not agreed upon in the Legislature’s general session, which means that as of July 1, what will happen to schools and funding needs.   Some are affected more than others, and most feel that a special […]

4 03, 2015

Teachers – Where art thou?

March 4th, 2015|News|

Is there an end in sight to this teaching shortage?    Not likely as you look at those people entering the top of the education funnel along with  all of the circumstances that may cause one to leave the […]

15 01, 2015

Review: The Teaching Profession in 2014

January 15th, 2015|News|

Education Week recently reported a summary of statistics from mulitple reports on the Education Profession for 2014.   While some of the data may be familiar, it is important to understand trends and projections for future reference in where […]

29 12, 2014

Sub Shortage? Yes we know.

December 29th, 2014|News|

Star Tribune recently reported that substitute teachers are in short supply.    We have seen this for quite some time, this fall especially.    We value our TeachersASAP subs greatly and appreciate what they do for us every day. […]

1 12, 2014

Skills taught in Pre-school should continue to be taught with older kids.

December 1st, 2014|Education Curriculum, News|

Public schools are currently held accountable for students’ scores in math and reading proficiency alone, evidence from both psychology and economics shows that a wide range of non-academic skills play a big role in determining success later in life. […]

29 10, 2014

Curious?

October 29th, 2014|News|

Curiosity has always been a tool in a teachers repertoire to engage children in learning new things.  But what does curiosity do physically to the body, and how could we best leverage its affects to teach those things that […]

17 10, 2014

Why Teachers Matter So Much

October 17th, 2014|News|

A pictorial of moments in history from UT San Diego where Teachers have made significant impact on the world in which we live today.     Take a look at these moments HERE.