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Discussion of the Development and Release of “Concepts and Practices” two new Introductory courses in Biology and Chemistry for students in Grades 9-12 with Carolina Bio Online VP Bruce Wilcox, Jackie Miller who served on the Mathematics and Science Education Advisory Council for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and hopefully Science Department Chair from Riverdale Country Day School, Kelly Tracy will be joining us as well.
On the first Monday of every month at 3:30 pm Eastern time, from September through May, Dr. Ross Greene and four principals from schools in the U.S. and Canada cover a wide range of topics related to behaviorally challenging students and school discipline in general and Dr. Greene's Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS) model in particular. You can call into the program to get your questions answered or submit them via email here. And, if you can't listen live, all the programs are archived in the Listening Library on the Lives in the Balance website or through i-Tunes.
Due to technical difficulties, this show was not completed and will be rebroadcast on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Winners of the Pay It Forward Award: Today we get to witness an award presentation to Ms. Edwards and Ms Leteshia Fahie-Breedy the teachers of students who won in the Pay It Forward essay contest.
Mission Statement: “At Leonard Dober Elementary School, we believe that learning is on-going and inter-related. We believe that all children can learn. It is our responsibility to find their learning styles, identify their strengths and weaknesses, and meet their needs. We are committed to preparing our students for a changing world; therefore, we will prepare them to think critically and solve problems. In order to do this, a partnership will be fostered between home, school, and community.”
About Leonard Dober Elementary School: “As well as offering a high quality of teaching and extra-curricular activities to our students, we also have a commitment to ensure that our students receive the best guidance and support to insure they feel happy and safe here and are therefore able to thrive and achieve academically.”
Student of the Month Awards: The selected winners of the Dober Award have displayed model student behavior. They have all maintained good grades and are always on their best behavior.
Key persons: Ms LaVerne Lake Davis, founder of the local chapter of the Pay It Forward organization; Juelis Hodge,
local Pay It Forward liasion.
Contact Leonard Dober Elementary School at: 9 & 10 Kronprindens Gade, St. Thomas, VI 00802 | Phone: 340-774-5874 | Fax: 340-774-5253
Dr. Mike Robinson, host of Parent Talk Lives discusses the value of universal access to Literacy and Digital Literacy for all public school students. His guest is Ms. Karuna Skariah a National Board Certified Teacher, Maryland State Certified Teacher with Prince George’s County Public Schools, the 17th largest school district in Maryland.
Karuna Skariah is a National Board Certified Teacher, Maryland State Certified Teacher, and a teacher leadership coach. She has been an educator for twenty years. As a Maryland State Department of Education National Board Teacher Leadership Coordinator, she mentored teachers through the National Board Certification process with much success. She has an M.A. in Writing from Johns Hopkins University, B.A. in Sociology, Anthropology, Economics and English Literature. Karuna’s Equity Initiative for the students of Prince George’s County Public Schools advocates for literacy and digital literacy for every student. She advocates for 21st century college and career preparedness by providing crucial infrastructure of reading, technology and library/media teachers in every school. Karuna has been trained in the Common Core State Standards and continues to provide professional development workshops for public and private school educators. Her expertise lies in education performance management, school needs assessment, and teacher training with a concentration on Common Core. Her workshops focus on effective educational change through teacher driven discussions, trainings, and data driven planning. She provides teachers with best practices tools on how to generate critical thinking skills. As an adjunct professor, Karuna has taught graduate courses on teacher leadership at the National University, California.
You are living a legacy of leadership. Right now, you have the opportunity to influence your customers, your co-workers, your community, and your children. It takes a village to raise a child. Devon Bandison believes that…with a twist. He believes every individual leader – that’s you – can influence life in a positive way.
Researchers have proved that father/child contact is associated with better socio-emotional and academic functioning. Results indicate that children with more involved fathers experience fewer behavioral problems and score higher on reading achievement. Devon knows that Fatherhood is leadership and Leadership Is Influence.
Devon coaches fathers around the world on how to become high performing leaders and agents of change in the lives of their children. His signature talk “Fatherhood is Leadership” has gained national recognition and was a featured TED Talk at TEDx Boca Raton in March 2015. He brings a message of hope to fathers who have struggled with work-life integration.
Adversity has served as Devon’s greatest teacher molding him into the modern leader and loving father he is today. With the pain of his parent’s divorce in early childhood and absent father addicted to drugs, staying on course for success proved to be challenging. However, as a young father a shift in perspective and a decision to choose growth over victimization transformed his life. Devon began the road to recovering his true self. His leadership seminars and coaching programs inspire many leaders across the globe.
It is the gifts of adversity that fuel Devon’s compassion and dedication to helping others find their voice, inspire hope and live their own legacy of leadership.
FHSTCA Next Radio Podcast Thursday at 5 PM
Thursday we will be talking with Author and Mental Coach, Linda LeClaire. Since your high school team can't afford your own Energy Coach , we will discuss her two books “Yes, God Speaks to Women too!” and “The Confidence Factor”.
You can call 714-583-6853 between 5 & 6 PM with any questions or just listen.
Thursday, May 7th, our start time moves to 5:30PM and our quest is David Geatz, University of Pennsylvania Head Men's Tennis Coach. Listen live or at your convenience at BlogTalkRadio/UR10SNetwork.
VOICE OF RIO - a special show with Deans Dr. Donna Mitchell and Dr. David Lawrence at the University of Rio Grande / Rio Grande Community College presenting special awards to students completing their 2015 education at URG/RGCC.
These two students have a plan that keeps them on top. Join Afua Oduro and Cory Bennett today.
Parenting expert Dr. Kathy Masarie is generous in heart and spirit. Her caring commitment to the well-being of families touches all facets of her life. In her pediatric practice in the late 1980s and 1990s, Dr. Kathy spent extra time getting to know each family.
From many professional experiences, she knew how lonely parents can feel in today’s culture. She saw parents, especially parents of teens, struggling in isolation with family-centered problems such as pregnancy, depression, risky drinking and drug use.
In 1996, she founded the non-profit organization Full Esteem Ahead and then Family Empowerment Network to “support parents to support kids and one another.” Through FEN and with colleague Ruthie Matinko-Wald, she offers parenting talks and classes as well as support materials in the way of parenting books and videos that can be used as curriculum for self-led discussion groups.
Since their publication, Raising Our Daughters, Raising Our Sons, and Face to Face: Cultivating Kids’ Social Lives in the Digital World Parenting Guides have provided parents, school professionals and other caring adults with powerful vehicles for learning, self-discovery, networking and connecting with kids and other adults.
Today, Kathy continues to spread the word about the power of parent networking through presentations, seminars and classes. She is also available for one-on-one parent, individual or family coaching.
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PEARSON RESEARCH presents U of Iowa professor Dr. Susan Assouline and Dr Katie McClarty, Director of the Center for College and Career Success at the Pearson Research and Innovation Network
Cases of mental illness among college students have become a growing problem in our society. As we take a look at the changes and challenges in today's colleges and universities we discover that more and more students are not seeking the assistance they need to succeed while at school and many illness therefore go untreated.
This episode we will take a look at what is affecting our student mental health and what we can do about it.
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