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Cosmos

Originally posted on pause 2 play:
https://soundcloud.com/sundr9000/cosmos Pause… This track was created by my grandson — he studies on his own; he’s taken only a few lessons, but those were not what was in his mind. He is a near expert…

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Stop the typing madness, teachers!

Here’s a parting note from a visiting journalism professor to his students about one of the most annoying and wrong things being taught in schools today: “One last thing. For the love of pete, stop putting two spaces after a … Continue reading

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Lucky students about to get a great STEM education

I just left the the little movie theater in our town, where a few people were meeting to learn about the new directions Lake Roosevelt High School is embarking upon with new science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curricula and … Continue reading

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54 Photos from The Star this week

54 Photos from The Star this week at http://ow.ly/eVG5M

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Moving up

Nespelem school eighth graders get recognized for their work during the year Thursday at their promotional ceremony.

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Teacher’s class to get a call from Antarctica tomorrow

My Nespelem teacher wife’s class will get a call from Antarctica scientist tomorrow, but her kids are already engaged at her blog, where they’re practicing how the written word is used for making a point. Kids don’t necessarily get the … Continue reading

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Late start today

See the photo of the snowflake in yesterday’s post below? Well, about a skazillion more fell overnight, so Nespelem School will start two hours late today.

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On would-be county killers and school levy opponents

A bill in the Legislature would give that body the power to do away with counties that it deems inefficient. Lincoln and Ferry counties are on an initial list. The proposal is designed more to stir discussion about the realities … Continue reading

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Now, this is a reason to cancel school

I am usually pleased with the relative tenacity of the local school districts when it comes to holding school even in the face of winter weather that other districts in the region find too intimidating to drive buses in, but this morning offered … Continue reading

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Great little song says teachers (and school IT people) need to learn to be relevant

The locked-down nature of many (if not most) schools that are afraid to integrate technology into the system is an educational sin. Here’s why:

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