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What Is Time?

Walkway to Salmon Lake

Her volunteer year has “gone so many places I can’t recount them all,” Tara says. “Every day has been an adventure… suddenly, I’m on the other side: transformed, changed.”

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Sounding Board: Testing in Schools

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10am), we’re talking about testing in schools. Why are children given standardized tests? What do you think about them? What do the test results tell us? Are we testing for the right things? What does Alaska’s recent waiver from parts of No Child Left Behind…

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Sounding Board: Libraries, Literacy, and Learning

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, April 4 at 10am), we’re talking about libraries, literacy, and learning. What is the role of libraries in our communities? How can libraries evolve with the advent of e-books? What programs have you attended at libraries? How do you use your local library? What do you think a library…

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Sounding Board: Early Childhood Education

This Thursday on Sounding Board (September 20, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about early childhood education. While children five years old and younger are not required to go to a formal school system, what happens in those years can matter for a lifetime. Researchers say from birth to five years old is the most important time…

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Update News: Monday, June 4, 2012

In Monday’s News: Wasilla man drowns in Talkeenta; Managers undecided about Kuskokwim Chinook salmon escapement needs; Trawl surveys to take place in Bering and Chukchi seas; State challenges Mosquito Fork navigability decision; City of Anchorage considers land swap with airport; and Nome 8th graders share personal learning stories (hear more in Monday’s Profile).

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Profile: 8th Grade Learning Stories

Today marked the beginning of series of spots on KNOM from Nome-Beltz 8th grade students. The spots were written by students in Lynn DeFillipo’s writing class at Nome-Beltz Junior High. Every year, Lynn tasks her students with crafting unique stories about personal learning experiences from a special person in their life. Through a series of…

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