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THE GLOBAL REACH OF BOARDING SCHOOLS
Our returning guest is Pete Upham, Executive Director of The Association of Boarding Schools. I love this subject as my son went to boarding school...and he's a world traveler today.
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Rapid expansion in adoptions and use of mobile devices in schools has the potential to impact almost every aspect of education. A new report, "Mobile Technology for K-12 Education," sponsored by mobile learning company, Amplify, and conducted by education market research experts at IESD, reveals details about the current status of mobile technology in our schools. The question is, what are publishers and developers who serve the school market doing in terms of their product marketing plans and their sales approaches as we move away from the a textbook centric K-12 sales environment to an environment where smartphones, tablets, and other mobile computing devices are the primary delivery envelope? Host Glen McCandless asks K-12 market researcher, Jay Sivin-Kachala, of IESD, to provide his perspective.
CHARTER SCHOOLS: What they are and what they are not..
As more school boards, districts and states establish Charter Schools, you need to know what they are, your rights and what you want to know. Separating Fact from Fiction when it comes to Charter Schools …Next on Classroom DNA with Phyllis Austin... Saturday March 21, 2015 @ 11 AM on www.blogtalkradio.com/phyllisaustin
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Standardized testing is a reality in the school system. Let's Talk America with Host Shana Thornton takes a close look at the process on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:30 pm EST with leading educator Dr. Sharla Benson-Brown. We will highlight the social impact of testing on students, parents, and educators. Our exclusive featured guest will share resourceful methods to improve academic performance. Psychologist and educator Dr. Gerald L. Durley joins Shana to discuss the recent convictions of teachers in the Atlanta Public Schools for inflating scores on standardized tests. This entire show is timely! Every parent and potential parent will want to tune in for one ground-breaking conversation. We offer real news talk for real people! Join us!
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Bloods, Crips, Latin Kings and a host of other gangs plague our inner cities but is this the result of a society that has failed the children of this generation? When we look at the failure of the present school system that is validated by the number of failing schools especially in the inner city there is without question a "State of Emergency" in the public school system where ever you reside. Lets explore some answers to the problem and our responsibility to employ them.
NSBA: STAND UP FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS
NSBA President Elect John Tuttle with current President Ann Byrne on school choice, charter schools, and the "Stand Up " program
Presented by KnowledgeWorks
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Changing Minds Online will be celebrating their 100th show on the Sunday Night Changing Minds Online Show. We will discuss, "Nobody's Laughing Now." Tonight we celebrate 100 episodes and talk about the journey that got us here. Sometimes people don't see or support your dreams but that should never stop you from walking in your purpose and making the dreams come true. We had a dream to empower other women go for their dreams and after 100 episodes our dreams are a reality and yours can be too. Call in to (949) 203-4763 at 9pm EST/ 8pm CST on 4/26 and be apart of our 100th episode. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/changingmindsonline/2015/04/27/nobodys-laughing-now--the-100th-episode
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There are few experiences like attending a religious elementary school, high school or university. Some religious institutions of "learning" are mild, moderate and relatively benign. Others operate like puritan prisons. And the strict (and often bizarre) rules imposed by these schools can be interesting, entertaining, and often alarming.
This show features the experiences and stories of those raised in religious school environments. Have something you want to share? Email email@example.com
To some people's dismay and with excitement for others, Charter Schools are changing America's education system(s). Join me and Stephanie Rawlinson as we discuss a new public charter school making appication to open in Florence County, SC. Virtus Academy of South Carolina is in the middle of the application process and hopes to open it's doors to students for the 2015-2016 school year. You do not want to miss this informative discussion concerning the education of your children and grand-children.
In the Pickle Barrel is where we discuss local, regional, State and national politics & issues South Carolinian style.
Each and everyday we will try to find a way to get out of the pickle barrel we have all found ourselves sharing.
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On Today's program, Charlana and her guests Tina Tatum and Carol Leake will talk about nation changing prayer that can be accomplished by the righteous. Tina is an Associate Pastor at The Summit Church at Starlanding, Founder at One Voice - Mississippi and State Prayer Leader for the state of Mississippi at Heartland Apostolic Prayer Network. Carol is the Shelby County National Day of Prayer Coordinator. Prayer is a vital key for the believer in our day, don't miss it!
Join author, speaker, pastor, and radio host, Charlana Kelly as she shares wisdom you need for the coming days. We live in perilous times, but we need not fear. The good news is, the Holy Spirit will help us and empower us to overcome every obstacle. The times call for a hearing heart and reverential obedience. God wants to speak directly to us, but we have to have an ear to hear and a heart to follow.
Charlana Kelly is teaching and inspiring listeners to refresh themselves in the Word and in Spirit as she gives a clarion call to all of God's people to wake up and stand up for faith, family, and freedom in Christ. Don't miss an episode as she imparts wisdom from God's Word and teaches the listener to live and walk in the Spirit. We are provisional people, but we will never know it unless we get out off the bank and out of the boat to do the will of God. YOU are called for such a time as this! You are graced with God's power... it's time to occupy and apprehend until Christ comes!
Connect with Charlana on Facebook and Twitter at either @charlanakelly or @avoice4ourtime, also on the web at avoiceforoutime.net. A Voice for Our Time is the flagship program on Voices of Truth Radio Network, a SpeakTruth Media production © 2015.
Dyslexia Screening: Essential Concepts for Schools & Parents - Dr. Richard Selnick
Dyslexia Screening: Essential Concepts for Schools & Parents presents an overview of the ‘nuts and bolts’ of what goes into a dyslexia screening program for schools. Helpful for parents too this guide presents material in clear, ‘down-to-earth’ terms.
"Dyslexia Screening: Essential Concepts for Schools & Parents is a perfect compendium that enables educators to take a proactive stance in the early identification and remediation of dyslexia."
- Steven G. Feifer, D.Ed., ABSNP – 2009 National School Psychologist of the Year
"Dyslexia Screening: Essential Concepts for Schools & Parents really helped our district get a handle on dyslexia – what it is, how to detect it and what to do about it, especially as we needed to implement the new state law.”
- Patricia Moulton, M.S.W. Special Education Coordinator, Brooklawn School District
"I wanted to let you how much I enjoyed your book. I especially appreciated that you point out the qualitative observations that should take place during assessment that can be so incredibly crucial. For example, using marks to show that a student took a long time to decode a word, even if they decoded it correctly. Your book will be a great resource for teachers/districts who are so reluctant or so nervous to identify struggling students."
- Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Ed.D. Dyslexia Training Institute
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