Mar 312014

Register for all classes through ESU 9 unless otherwise noted.

Instructor on Record
# of Credits1
March 16 – June 30, 2014 Enhancing Instructional Practice Jackie Ediger 1 or 3 ED 588EIP
May 27-28, 2014 Data Driven Decision Making Jill Osler 1  ED 588DD  TBA
May 29-30, 2014 Strategies to Build Understanding of Math with Lenny VerMaas
Grades 2-8
Grades 7-12
Amy Schultz 1  ED 588SM  TBA
June 2-6, 2014 Quantum Learning Essentials and Classroom Culture – New & Improved! Amy Schultz 3  ED 588QLC  TBA
June 9-10, 2014 Technology Leadership & Infused Learning Jackie Ediger 1  ED 588LIL  TBA
June 16-17, 2014 Flipped Learning for K-12 Educators with Kristin Daniels Jackie Ediger 1  ED 588FL  TBA
June 16-20, 2014 UNL MATH
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June 23, 2014 Weebly Website Design Jackie Ediger  0  NA  NA

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2Hastings College:  Cost: $174 per hour

3Doane College: Cost: $210 per credit hour plus a $30.00 application fee for students who have never taken a Doane graduate class before or already applied for the graduate education program.

 Posted by at 11:04 am
Mar 202014

The South Central Nebraska Sumdog math contest starts next Friday!

This math contest for students throughout the ESU 9 area is being run on the Sumdog website beginning Friday, March 28 (8:00 am) and ending Thursday, April 3, 2014 (8:00 pm).

Sumdog offers these free and fun contests for students to promote math learning. The math games are geared for students in grades 1 through 8 and questions are adapted to meet each student’s ability.

To join the ESU #9 area contest, go to, click on the ‘How to Enter’ button. Follow the instructions on the screen to register your class for the South Central Nebraska contest.

If you want to keep an eye on who’s playing when the contest is running, visit: South Central NE Contest Results

If you have any questions or need help getting set up, feel free to email

 Posted by at 4:38 pm
Feb 182014

Quiz Bowl competitions were held on February 11, 12, & 13. The following teams placed in their respective competitions:

Elementary (Grades 4-6)
1st Place – Hastings Middle School Black
2nd Place – Silver Lake
3rd Place – St. Cecilia

Junior High (Grades 7-8)
1st Place – Hastings Middle School White
2nd Place – Hastings Middle School Orange
3rd Place – Silver Lake

High School Competition (Grades 9-12) 1st and 2nd place will attend the state competition in Holdrege.
1st Place – Adams Central Patriots
2nd Place – Sandy Creek Red
3rd Place – Doniphan-Trumbull Cardinals

 Posted by at 2:23 pm