Learning

Community Takes Swing at Virtual Golf to Support Those with Dyslexia

This was the biggest fundraising event so far for Haley's Hope, a dyslexia learning center

FARGO, N.D. — The community came together to take a swing at some virtual golf and raise money for Haley’s Hope, a dyslexia learning center. This was the biggest event so far for Haley’s Hope, bringing together many people who support the cause at a virtual indoor golf course. The organization has helped hundreds of people over the past seven…

The Drug and Alcohol Culture of the Red River Valley

One of the biggest messages being sent today is not to ignore the small stuff. He says those decisions can really affect your future

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People across the country are concerned about the drug and alcohol culture in today’s society. Drug and substance abuse is sweeping the nation and one officer is traveling from state to state to teach people what to look for. “What are all the trends you’re seeing, what do they mean, what’s going on, the why,” explained Jermaine…

Local Students Celebrate Fargo’s Indigenous Peoples’ Day

School officials say they want the students and the community to come together and learn about the true history of Native Americans

FARGO, ND — More than 70 high school students from the Fargo-West Fargo Indian Education Program are honoring Fargo’s Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Kids got to learn about the original discoveries of this land and the background on indigenous people. School officials say they want the students and the community to come together and learn about the true history of Native…

Local Second Graders Experience the “Cultural Kaleidoscope”

More than 2,000 students crammed the auditorium for lessons on Ukrainian music and language

FARGO, ND — Second graders sat in on a cultural concert as they learn about the area’s European background. More than 2,000 students crammed the auditorium for lessons on Ukrainian music and language. The “Cultural Kaleidoscope” is set up to give a better understanding of their traditions. Students got a chance to join the musicians and play along to some…

Davies Students Get Up Close and Personal at Forest River Nature Park

Students recorded wildlife behavior and plant data which will be shared with Audubon Dakota

FARGO, ND — Environmental Science students are taking class outside to help our parks. More than 30 Davies students spent the morning restoring habitats at Forest River Nature Park in Fargo. They planted seeds, checked the river’s water quality and got a guided tour of the park’s birds. Students recorded wildlife behavior and plant data which will be shared with…

MSUM, McKinley Elementary Students Tackle Teaching and Learning

MSUM 3rd Year Education Students Practice Teaching at McKinley Elementary School

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM third year education students stopped at McKinley Elementary School in Fargo to practice their teaching skills. The college students taught concepts to the third, fourth and fifth grade students regarding government, economics, geography, and history. They made sure the lessons were fun and interactive. The college students also incorporated 21st Century skills and STEAM skills into…

Special Guests Stop by Discovery Middle School to Teach Life Lessons About War

The students are currently reading the short story "Stop the Sun" about a boy's feelings about his father who is suffering from PTSD after the Vietnam War

FARGO, ND — Eighth graders at Discovery Middle School are learning from Vietnam Veterans about their experiences. The students are currently reading the short story “Stop the Sun” about a boy’s feelings about his father who is suffering from PTSD after the Vietnam War. The veterans say that war is very different today than it was when they were in…

NDSU Celebrating the Little Golden Book and 75 Years of Publishing

The university held a book reading at the NDSU bookstore followed by an arts and crafts project for kids to create their own Little Golden Book.

FARGO, ND — The Little Golden Book is celebrating 75 years of publishing and NDSU is giving kids the chance to celebrate on its campus. The university held a book reading at the NDSU bookstore followed by an arts and crafts project for kids to create their own Little Golden Book. This free event was encouraged for kids of all…

Kids Learn Where Food Comes From While Visiting Red River Zoo

The Red River Zoo partnered up with farmers and scientists from the Valley to answer those questions at their first ever Agriculture Adventure Day

FARGO, N.D. — Kids know we can buy all sorts of food from the grocery store, but might not know how and where it comes from. “You don’t understand the complexities and science that goes involved in growing our food,” said Sally Jacobson, the Executive Director at the Red River Zoo. The Red River Zoo partnered up with farmers and…

Classrooms Competing to Save the Most Energy

Many teachers in the metro are learning about energy consumption in a friendly competition

FARGO, ND — Teachers are being put to the test to see who can save the most energy. They can make their classrooms more interactive in the process. It’s not your traditional classroom. “Part of project-based learning is to have real, authentic content that students can relate to outside of a school setting,” said Amy Soma, library and instructional resources coordinator.”…