It is time to prepare our families for that first day and week of the school year. This point on the calendar requires serious effort to transition from the lazy days of summer to the highly scheduled school year routine. From my view, it is an instance of great excitement and new beginnings…
As a high school teacher I work with a wide range of students, from those who have never read a book to seniors in college-prep writing courses. Some are prolific writers of fantasy and poetry, while others are profoundly uninterested in pen and paper. With all of them, the magic of teaching…
Ren’s Purl Yarn Boutique stays open evenings so customers can come in for classes or just to chat while they stitch and purl.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Some call it the brain drain. Others have dubbed it the summer slide or the summer slump.
Keeping kids occupied can be a big challenge. Here are some ideas for activities to keep young ones engaged -- body and mind -- in Billings this week:
CASPER, Wyo. — A shift in how educators think about involving parents in their children's learning is helping parents to take an active role, according to Terri Dawson.
Children spend five times as much time outside the classroom as they do in school. With all this time away from teachers, it’s important for parents to support their children’s learning.
Children will soon be headed back to school and it’s important to prepare them for the year ahead.
Every so often, most all of us need to “take a break,” even business owners. Thinking about how to deal with the same business issues, problems or even opportunities day after day can eventually produce little additional insight or progress. It’s called getting stale.
Have you noticed how most small business owners, and you may be one of them, are too busy working in their business instead of on it?
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A cute little girl is getting ready to plant tomatoes in her vegetable garden
Teachers attend a new-teacher training session held at Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas. (Courtesy photo)
More than 6,000 city residents will receive surveys in June asking for their opinions on parks and recreation in Billings.
Architects and a citizens' task force have unveiled design plans for a new West End school.