Monthly Archives: November 2016

Inspiring Young Minds

Norwegian innovator Johan Brand is on a mission to make learning fun. He’s the CEO and co-founder of Kahoot!, a new game-based learning platform used by millions in classrooms worldwide. It encourages scholastic engagement via customizable content and a user-friendly interface that incorporates smartphones. Brand believes that games are based on our first language—play—the crucial element to how we learn about [...]

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Expand and Enhance Your Lodge Programming

Step outside your comfort zone by expanding or enhancing your lodge programs. New and different programming keeps members engaged and interested in your lodge. Plus, a satisfied member brings in potential members. Use some of these tips and watch your lodge grow. Start a Cultural Skills Group in Your Lodge. Organizing a Cultural Skills group is a great way to encourage [...]

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Hosting a Successful New Member Dinner

New Member Dinners are an excellent way to introduce prospective members to all that Sons of Norway has to offer. Well organized dinners can recruit several new members to a lodge. Plus, since the cost is offset by the Sons of Norway Marketing Department, New Member Dinners are an affordable event to add to any lodge calendar. This month, we’re sharing tips [...]

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Holiday Wish List

November is here, and it’s time to make your Christmas list and check it twice! Looking for some inspiration? In the November 2016 issue of Viking, we rounded up Nordic-inspired gift ideas, including toys, home goods, books and accessories. Here are a few more of our favorites. Display your holiday sweets in the Ginger Serving Bowl by Sagaform. Color enthusiasts will [...]

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It Takes Two

In the November 2016 issue of Viking we talked with Norwegian screenwriters Anna Bache-Wiig and Siv Rajendram Eliassen. They are the masterminds behind Norway’s hit television drama, “Acquitted.” Here, they discuss more about their career and favorite places in Norway. On the inspiration behind the television series “Acquitted” The story is inspired by a real life 1995 murder case in Norway. [...]

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