Education

7 ways to promote positive reading habits for older children

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As a parent and an educator I want to instill a love of reading in children. I intentionally model...

Education

School, law officials urge caution after boy hit in Farr West crosswalk

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School and law enforcement officials are urging drivers to be alert and aware around crosswalks after reports of a 10-year-old boy being hit Wednesday. The boy was not seriously injured after being hit in Farr West, according to a Facebook post from Weber School District, but the incident...


Education

We all waste time on the internet, but this guy became an expert on it

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Months before Kenneth Goldsmith began to teach his college class, “Wasting Time on the Internet,” he already had his first lesson: The internet needs constant feeding, and a college course on fooling around online is exactly the kind of content it wanted. The Penn course went viral...


Education

7 ways to promote positive reading habits for older children

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As a parent and an educator I want to instill a love of reading in children. I intentionally model positive reading habits and provide time and opportunities for my older children to read. However, I do not want to make reading yet another requirement, just one more item for my children to cross...


Education

Sand Ridge Junior High teacher named top science educator in Utah

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Maggie Huddleston is this year’s recipient of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching among science teachers for grades 7-12 in Utah.


Local

Northern Utah parents share their kids' first day of school pictures

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Happy first day of school, Northern Utah!


News

Williams leaving communications director position with Ogden School District

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Effective Sept. 2, Williams will leave the post he’s occupied for three years and focus on building business for Williams Visual, a strategic communications firm he started prior to his time with the district.


Education

Utah SAGE results show Northern Utah school districts improved scores

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Davis, Weber, Morgan and Ogden school districts improved their scores in math, science and English, newly released SAGE results show.


News

Ogden's STEM school makes its debut with enthusiasm

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The new STEM school will focus on project-based learning, where students are encouraged to solve their own problems. 


Standard Deviations

Teaching? Hey, it's not rocket science

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State Board of Education allows public schools to hire teachers without licenses or experience.


Courts

Clearfield Job Corps wants death lawsuit dismissed on procedural grounds

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Isela Huerta Carranza, 17, died March 10, 2014. A suit filed by her mother, Adriana Delaluz, alleges the Clearfield Job Corps staff was negligent in dealing with the 17-year-old girl’s diabetic condition and lied to cover up the failure after she suffered seizures and cardiac arrest.


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