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  • Human Geography: People, Places, and Change

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    Human Geography combines economic and cultural geography to explore the relationships between humans and their natural environment, and to track the broad social patterns that shape human societies. Featuring communities around the world that are grappling with major socioeconomic change, the programs help students understand present-day events within the scope of clearly recognizable trends, and [...]

  • Social Studies in Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12

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    The Social Studies in Action teaching practices library, professional development guide, and companion Web site bring to life the National Council for the Social Studies standards. Blending content and methodology, the video library documents 24 teachers and their students in K-12 classrooms across the country actively exploring the social studies.

  • New radio and web series investigates high risk youth drinking

    Category: Radio

    FARGO, N.D., January 8, 2010—In a recent study, North Dakota ranked first nationally in underage, high-risk drinking. A series of radio reports from Prairie Public is investigating solutions to this alarming trend. “High Risk High: Youth Drinking in North Dakota” examines how our region attained its dubious ranking, consequences of the trend, and workable solutions [...]

  • Institute keynote speaker announced

    Category: Corporate

    FARGO, N.D., June 4, 2010 — Lyz Jaakola, Native American educator, composer, performing artist, author and educational researcher, will be the keynote speaker at the Prairie Region Teacher Training Institute hosted by Prairie Public on June 29 and 30. Jaakola will speak about utilizing technology interactively while supporting the integration of regional Native American arts, [...]

  • Prebys added to Prairie Public on-air staff

    Category: Radio

    June 28, 2010, Fargo, N.D. — Scott Prebys has joined Prairie Public Broadcasting as an on-air music host and arts producer. He will host the public radio network’s classical music show “Prebys on Classics” weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon (CST). Prebys has enjoyed a highly successful career as a performer, educator, conductor, and clinician. [...]

  • Prairie Public receives Emmy nominations

    Category: Television

    FARGO, ND August 24, 2010 – Two Prairie Public local documentaries have been nominated for 2010 Regional Emmy awards by the Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. “A Considered View: The Photography of Wayne Gudmundson” was nominated in the Cultural Documentary category. Homesteading was nominated in the Historical Documentary [...]

  • Prairie Public receives Emmy Awards

    Category: Television

    Fargo, N.D., October 20, 2010—Two Prairie Public documentaries have been honored with 2010 Emmy Awards. “A Considered View: The Photography of Wayne Gudmundson,” produced by Bob Dambach and edited by Dave Geck, was named best cultural documentary. “Homesteading,” produced by Kim Stenehjem and edited by Heidi Nelson, was named best historical documentary. Winners were announced [...]

  • Statewide Radio show to perform live in Grand Forks December

    Category: Radio

    “Dakota Air: The Radio Show” coming to the Grand Cities Grand Forks, ND, November 9, 2010—Fargo production company Prairie Airwaves has announced that the monthly live radio program Dakota Air: The Radio Show will perform in Grand Forks at the Empire Arts Center on Saturday, December 11, at 7 p.m. The show will air later [...]

  • Prairie Public Broadcasting elects new board officers

    Category: Corporate

    November 12, 2010—The president and CEO of Prairie Public Broadcasting, John Harris, has announced that Howard Barlow was appointed chair of the non-profit television and radio network’s board of directors during its October board meeting. Barlow is a nonprofit resource specialist at Bremer Bank in Fargo. Other appointments include Rich Becker, Grand Forks, as vice [...]

  • Prairie Public to debut new Byron Dorgan documentary

    Category: Television

    FARGO, N.D., January 10, 2011—A cinema verite-style chronicle of two days in the life of former N.D. Senator Byron Dorgan will premiere on Prairie Public Monday, Jan. 17, at 8 p.m. (CT). The Prairie Public television crew shadowed Senator Dorgan through his daily routine to film “Byron Dorgan in the Halls of Congress.” The one-hour [...]

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