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Why Are Minn. 4th Graders Testing Well In Math? They’re Confident

When it comes to math, Minnesota students aren’t just making the grade. Our fourth graders are now actually among the top scorers in the country.

11/07/2013

Teaching Generic

Going Back To School For Science, Math Lessons

Science and Math can be tough for a lot of kids. Unless you’re really into it — like Mike Augustyniak, who eventually became a meteorologist. You also have to have a good teacher, which Augustyniak took on last week at Minnetonka High School.

09/12/2013

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After 41 Years, Wayzata Math Teacher Retiring

For math league, Wayzata is unbeaten and is No.1 in the state. Coach Thomas Kilkelly wants to keep it that way.

03/11/2013

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DeBlog: What’s The Most Efficient Way To Shovel Driveway Snow?

A couple of you have sent in what I think is a really interesting Good Question. Suki Hanzel from Prior Lake wrote: “For those of us who don’t own a snow blower, or say we do it for the exercise, (HA!), what is the most efficient way to shovel your driveway? My back thanks you for answering.”

03/05/2013

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Professionals To Students: Math & Science Are Important

Whether it was in a challenging math class or a science lab, students have often asked themselves: Why am I learning this?

01/08/2013

Teacher

Minnesota Math, Reading Scores Mostly Edge Upward

A nice report card was released for Minnesota students Wednesday — especially in math.

08/01/2012

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Husband In The Doghouse

Have you seen the “blonde math” video on YouTube? The husband who filmed his wife trying to figure out a basic math problem finds himself in hot water. Check out the video and their interview.

03/23/2012

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Good Question: What Is Pi?

On Pi Day, Sartell teacher Jennifer Kiewel wore her Pi Earrings and Pi Day Tattoos. Lindsey Smith’s made a pie with the symbol for Pi branded into the crust.

03/15/2012

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Guide To Science, Tech, Engineering & Math (STEM) For Kids

If you’ve got a little scientist or engineer on your hands like I do, then by all means, continue to stimulate their neurons by treating them to one of these fun and educational destinations. Each of these museums will indulge your little Einstein’s creative notions with lots of hands-on exhibits.

02/24/2012

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U Of M Plans To Accept More Science, Math Students

The University of Minnesota plans to accept more science and engineering students and also scrutinize its graduate programs.

10/15/2011

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Wayzata Teacher Receives Prestigious, $25K Award

A teacher at Wayzata West Middle School got a $25,000 surprise Monday morning when he received a prestigious teaching award.

10/10/2011

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Reading, 11th Grade Math Up On Minn. MCAs

Minnesota students showed some progress in reading on the state’s standardized tests and 11th graders did even better on the math portion, but over half still weren’t considered proficient, the Minnesota Department of Education reported Wednesday.

09/14/2011

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4 Minn. Middle Schoolers Take Top Math Honors

Four Minnesota middle-school students have won top honors in a statewide math competition, and will represent Minnesota in a national contest in May.

03/26/2011

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Wayzata Man Walks The Circumference Of The Earth

When a Twin Cities man sets a goal, he goes the distance, showing that taking it one step at a time is the way to accomplish a monumental feat.

03/13/2011

Minnesota Test Scores Mixed

  Standardized test results show math scores are up and reading scores are holding steady for Minnesota students. 

07/01/2010