Gene Aanenson

Teacher at Grand Forks Public Schools

Location:
2400 47Th Ave S, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
Company:
Grand Forks Public Schools
HQ Phone:
(701) 746-2200
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Last Updated 12/5/2016

General Information

Affiliations

Grand Forks Japanese Programs Coordinator and A Social Studies Instructor  - Red River Parish

Member  - North Dakota Geographic Alliance

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The 2005 Kress Award winner was Gene Aanenson

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Gene Aanenson teaches Global Education at Red River High School in Grand Forks.
He is a member of the North Dakota Geography Alliance. He has been serving as president of the North Dakota Council for the Social Studies for the past seven years. He has also worked actively with the North Dakota Curriculum Initiative for the past three years. Gene co-wrote and implemented a grant to support a three year project to establish a Japanese Studies course at high schools in Grand Forks, North Dakota and the surrounding area, as well as develop an Internet exchange program for students of Grand Forks, ND and Awano, Japan. He has served as the coordinator of Grand Forks schools' homestay exchange program with Awano. He also spent the 2001-2002 school year in Awano as part of his duties as program coordinator. Gene has also participated in Grand Forks Public Schools' History grant to implement greater use of primary documents in the classroom. He also worked on the Grand Forks schools writing team for social studies standards. He has made frequent presentations to social studies methods classes and geography classes at the University of North Dakota in an effort to promote geography in the classroom. In discussing his philosophy of education, Aanenson wrote, "It is important that students learn to see relationships in the world around them.

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20 GENE AANENSON NAMED 2005 WARREN KRESS OUTSTANDING NORTH DAKOTA GEOGRAPHY TEACHER

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