Skip to main content

Stillwater schools adopt award-winning 'reverse classrooms' concept

Instead to listening to lectures in class then working through the math problems at home, students in Stillwater will now watch their teachers' presentations over the web or on DVD -- then do their homework during class.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

Instead to listening to lectures in class then working through the math problems at home, students in Stillwater will now watch their teachers' presentations over the web or on DVD -- then do their homework during class.

Next Up

ITT Tech

Student loans cancelled for 1,380 Minnesota ITT Tech students

President Joe Biden moved to cancel the federal debt this week.

Screen Shot 2022-08-19 at 2.17.19 PM

Twine kills 2 young ospreys in Long Lake, Minnesota

One bird was found hanging by its leg from the nest.

Mindy Kiepe

5 Great Danes kill owner on northwest Iowa farm

The dogs were euthanized after the incident.

Becker Public Schools

School district sued by teachers' union over staff 'gag order'

The district has faced heightened scrutiny for months now.

Andrew Luger, former U.S. Attorney of Minnesota

After dozens of arrests, concern over rising 'militaristic' weapons on MN streets

The U.S. Attorney provided an update on the violent crime strategy in collaboration with federal and local law enforcement agencies.

Screen Shot 2022-08-19 at 1.31.41 PM

Outrage after ‘vote with bullets’ remarks from GOP Senate candidate

The candidate's comments were recently brought to light in a video recording.

State Patrol

2 killed after driver crosses center line near Silver Lake

A toddler in the vehicle survived the crash.

Screen Shot 2022-08-10 at 4.12.14 PM

The answer to winter woes: St. Paul's upcoming Palm Springs-style supper club

Take a first look at inside the menu at The Apostle Supper Club.

Muhammad Masood

Guilty plea: Ex-Mayo Clinic researcher tried to fly to Syria and fight for ISIS

Muhammad Masood, 30, pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization in U.S. District Court Tuesday.

Related

Wayzata teacher wins $25,000 national award

A routine school assembly became anything but when middle school math teacher Seth Brown learned he had won the Milken Educator Award.

Stillwater schools, government team up to save money

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports Stillwater Area Schools are looking to share services and equipment with the city and Washington County as a way to be more efficient. Stillwater officials say you have to do things differently to give taxpayers the best value for their money.

Bachmann says she'd adopt Reagan tax plan

One problem, Talking Points Memo points out: Taxes under Reagan were generally higher than they are today.

Minneapolis teacher collapses in classroom, dies

Lori Blomme, 40, collapsed on Monday while leading a class at Menlo Park Academy, her brother-in-law David Blomme told the Star Tribune. She had taught at the northeast Minneapolis school for nine years and students told Fox 9 she was strict but well-loved. A cause of death was not immediately known.

Forbes rips Target's "Shops" concept

Target has unveiled its new marketing campaign called "Shops," which takes entrepreneurs from around the country and plops them inside the larger Target retail box.

Oversight of classroom science experiments thin in Minnesota

Minnesota has no state guidelines governing classroom science experiments. A teacher's association has issued recommendations, but following them is purely voluntary. This month's accident that burned four Maple Grove students may lead to more scrutiny.

Verizon reverses on $2 service fee

The wireless provider had announced a fee for customers paying service bills online via a debit or credit card. The FCC threatened to investigate and the company reneged the "convenience fee" due to customer feedback.