Learning

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.”…

North Dakota Governor’s School Showcase Projects at NDSU

North Dakota Governor's School is a six week program for highly motivated North Dakota high school sophomores and juniors

FARGO, ND — North Dakota Governor’s School is a six week program for highly motivated North Dakota high school sophomores and juniors. The program offers instruction and experience in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, English Studies, Information Technology, Laboratory Science, Mathematics and Visual Arts. The students have the chance to live on the NDSU campus and enjoy its amenities. The program…

Babies Bouncin’ All Over the Moorhead Library

The Moorhead Library continues to hosts it 'Baby Bonunce'

MOORHEAD, Minn. — School’s out for the summer but babies are getting a head start in their education. Each week, the Moorhead Library hosts ‘Baby Bounce’ for toddlers up to three-years-old. Kids and their caregivers are able to participate in sing-a-longs, readings of short stories and bubble time. Organizers said it’s important for little ones to learn the importance of…

Wacky Science at Barnes and Noble

The session focused on how kids can use household items for experiments of their own

FARGO, ND — As a kid, there is a lot to learn and Barnes and Noble is giving kids of all ages an opportunity to explore and experiment right in the store. Every Wednesday and Saturday morning, the bookstore is providing an activity, book reading and a coloring session about a new topic. Today’s topic was on wacky science. The…

A Few Furry Friends Made Guest Appearances at Barnes & Noble

Therapy dogs accompanied children as they read books at Barnes & Noble

Kids at Barnes & Noble had some extra furry friends with them as they spent their afternoon reading. The bookstore held a ‘Read with a Therapy Dog & Meet Biscuit’ event for all children. Biscuit the dog from the children’s book ‘Biscuit’ made an appearance to help encourage the young readers to keep up their good work. A few other…