Dr. Curt Tryggestad Named the 2017 Superintendent of the Year

Good afternoon, everyone! I hope your week is going well so far as we see the first month of 2017 almost coming to an end here. Isn’t that crazy? Time sure does fly.

Recently, Eden Prairie Schools Superintendent, Dr. Curt Tryggestad has been named the 2017 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year by the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA). Congratulations, Dr. Tryggestad! Read about his accomplishments on page 16 in our most recent issue, available in K-12 schools throughout the state, or online at http://www.teachingtodaymn.com/TTMNWinter2016.html

Stay tuned for more updates from us here at Teaching Today and have yourself a wonderful rest of your day!

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Student Contests and More

Hello and happy Monday to you all! I hope your weekend was absolutely fantastic and full of positivity.
 
In each issue not only do we try to promote numerous grants and the like available to educators, but also contests and grants for students as well. Page five in our most recent issue features some excellent options for students, such as essay contests and other scholarship opportunities. Check them out here, in our hard copies distributed throughout the state, or online at http://www.teachingtodaymn.com/TTMNWinter2016.html
 
Have a wonderful rest of your Monday and catch us next time!

Tiger Build – A Hands-On Learning Approach

Happy Monday readers! I hope you all had an excellent weekend and that your week continues to be just as excellent.
 
19 juniors and seniors of the St. Cloud Area School District, involved in the Tiger Build program, a collaboration between Tech High School and Central Minnesota’s Habitat for Humanity, have been hard at work constructing a six-bedroom family home for a family in need. Read about their accomplishments on page 14 of our latest issue!
 
If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, available in K-12 school districts throughout the state, be sure to catch us online at http://www.teachingtodaymn.com.
 
Have an absolutely splendid day all!

​Happy Friday readers! Winter has finally reared its head at us here up north, bringing plenty of snow and also plenty of cold. I hope everyone is having a safe and enjoyable winter so far!
The Edina school district has been hard at work with their new construction projects. Check out page 12 in our latest issue to learn more!
December 2016’s issue is available in K-12 schools across the state as well as online at http://www.teachingtodaymn.com/TTMNDec2016.html


Have a wonderful weekend everyone!

Tiny House, BIG ACHIEVEMENT

Happy Monday everyone! I hope everyone had a fabulous weekend as we’re back into the swing of things after winter break,and that 2017 is starting off on the right foot for you all.

Our latest winter issue is out, available in our K-12 schools across the state, as well as online at www.teachingtodaymn.com.

One of the biggest things trending lately have been the infamous Tiny Houses, and 100 students from the West Education Center out of Intermediate District 287 have teamed up to build one! Check out page 11 in our most recent issue to read about this amazing achievement.

Stay tuned for more updates from us here at Teaching Today!

CSI: Apollo High School Style

Good morning and happy Friday to you all! I sincerely hope those of you up here in the north are surviving the bitter cold. My goodness!
 
In our latest issue, page 10 hosts a fabulous article about a class at Apollo High School in the St. Cloud Area School District, called Principles of Biomedicine, where students are currently learning how to perform DNA testing. How neat is that?
 
Stay tuned to our Facebook page for more article tidbits and features! Have a fantastic weekend everyone!

Happy Holidays from Teaching Today!

​Happy Thursday everyone! We have just one thing to mention here before we say see you later and catch you in the new year.
I would like to share with you all that the newest issue of Teaching Today MN newspaper is live and available to view on our website. http://www.teachingtodaymn.com/TTMNDec2016.html

Hard copies have since been distributed across the state as well.
I thank you all for your interest and support as we continue to be Minnesota’s education connection. Everyone, please have a safe and absolutely wonderful holiday and new year. See you in 2017!