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(L to R) Shana Pazdernik-Hensch, Trina Kinney, Liza Klettke, Blake Groe, Jason Boe, and Tammy Olson, teachers from New York Mills High School, participated in the Forging Bonds Workshop Monday. Submitted photo

Area teachers 'forge' collaborative learning

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While the blazing August weather in East Otter Tail County may feel like a furnace blast, selected teachers from across West Central Minnesota, including New York Mills and Perham, have been doubling down on the heat by actually working over a red-hot iron forge.


The teachers are gathered at New York Mills High School this week for a groundbreaking three-day workshop called Forging Bonds Across Disciplines Through the Arts.

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