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Before we get to the first event of our education Olympic competition, some background information is necessary by way of research and sources.  We'll call it our opening ceremonies. For this competition, we are going to go back in time to 2012.  It is the heyday of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), which has been…

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The Olympics are happening again!  I have always enjoyed watching Olympic events, as well the competition between athletes and nations. I would like to take you on a research based journey to an Olympic competition in the world of education. Just for fun and in the spirit of the Olympic games, I will share with…

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Local Artist, Eric Thorsen and his wife Cyndy, came to Swan River's 5th grade class to show the students how he builds 3D files.  After his demonstration, the students worked in TinkerCad to make their own 3D file. Eric and his wife helped the kids build a piece of coral.  The 5th graders are building…

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Have you read the great article that recently appeared in the Daily Inter Lake about Swan River School?  If not, or if you want to read it again, here is the link: http://www.dailyinterlake.com/front_page_slider/20171111/ swan_river_teacher_uses_technology_to_enhance_students_experiences It is remarkable what great things are happening at our little rural school and the wonderful educational experiences that are being…

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Swan River School was established in 1893. It was the fourth school established in the Flathead, County, hence the District 4 designation. The school has been housed in various buildings and locations in the immediate area. It has survived forest fires, floods, politics, economics, and the ravage of time. It it the only rural school…

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