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The Montessori experience at an early age prepares children at a later age to be able to isolate, classify, discriminate, analyze, and use critical thinking skills. It is the basis for creative learning and intellectual curiosity.” ~ Dr. Maria Montessori
When children come to Montessori Academy of Chapel Hill Preschool they enter a Children’s House. In the Children’s House, children as young as three and as old as six, learn side-by-side. Younger children observe higher lessons and get excited about the next level. Older students self-confidently guide younger peers. By grouping in this way, Teachers are able to guide the continuous progress of the child in the most productive and nurturing manner. Read more at the website....
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.
Every year a special group of schools convene to showcase their schools for children with special needs.
One of the hardest things as a parent isfinding the "right school". Althoough the options have grown in the past 10 years, the business of specialing in special needs has been historically EXCEPTIONAL.
Come to the Fair.....
Exceptional Schools Fair
American University Katzen Center on
Sunday, November 16th, 2014.
11:am - 1:00 pm
Welcome to Beauty Chat radio.
9:15 PM EST ,Guest this evening Khadijah Davies Muhammad from #Hollywoodteam
Questions of the evening
Do you think its fair you have to pay 1000's of dollars in addition to these schools for a refresher course?
Do you think the test is too hard?
Should there be a requirement for GED ?
What steps do you take after you fail the test???
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WHAT'S GOING ON IN PHILADELPHIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS. IS SCHOOL CHOICE THE ANSWER ?
Starlee Coleman formerly of The National Public Charter Schools Association has set me up with Bob Bowdon who is an expert on school choice and runs "Choice Media' and we are going to discuss the stae of Philly and I don't mean Pennsylvania. I'm a K-12 grad of Philly Public Schools and we'll get some good insights from Bob.
Continuing on with our discussion about the age-old fight regarding religion being allowed in public schools. The lines of freedom of religion are seriously crossed if a ban is approved, as it protects those who choose no religion against those who have one they practice. But is the problem in the invasion of public rights of Americans, or is it the government's interference into our private ones? With the double-edged swords of free access to sexual activity, contraception, abortion, child protective services and adult driver's licenses without a parent's consent, while still holding the parents of underage children accountable for the messes these government-sanctioned permissions create...could the confusion of the Catch 22 be the root problem? Join in tonight at 10:30 by calling347-327-9967
National Conflict Resolution Day was October 16th.
On Today's Episode, you will meet…Ken Johnson. We will discuss current issues of student conflict, performance, and behavior in the school system.
Unbroken Circles for Schools, deals with issues of student conflict, performance, behavior, etc. in the school system. In America we arrest over 2 million juveniles a year. Florida is a top arrester of children with 58 thousand being taken into custody every year . . . most tried on felony and misdemeanor charges for rather trivial offenses that no adult would ever be charged with. The #1 reason an incarcerated person leaves a juvenile detention facility is to be transported to an adult prison to finish out the rest of their sentence.
Ken Johnson is a culturist and conflict dynamics specialist with over 16 years experience in the criminal justice system and previous teaching experience. Starting college at the age of 16, he holds a BA in Social Sciences from the University of West Florida and an MBA from Saint Leo University.
He serves as the Principal Chief of the Florida Tribe of Cherokee Indians, has served on numerous government boards, and was commissioned by the Governor of Kentucky as a Colonel. His op-ed pieces on culture and conflict have been featured worldwide and he was even asked to be a contributor to a UN paper on conflict issues in Africa.
Welcome to part #3 of the EdNET Insider series, about a contentious issue in US education: Common Core State Standards. Nothing is having a bigger impact on companies that sell products and services to K-12 schools. What's the advice of K-12 industry leaders who attended one of the big events of the year, the EdNET 2014 conference? Host Glen McCandless, joins Saul Hafenbredl of C Blohm and Associates to ask senior managers of K-12 focused organizations important questions about sales strategies you need to consider now. You’ll hear from SETDA's Geoff Fletcher, from Lillian Kellogg, VP at ENA (Education Networks of America), from industry consultant, Dan Caton (former president at McGraw Hill and Pearson) from Randy Jennings president of Educational Technology Partners and from Jieun Choe and Mike Morley, executives at Triumph Learning. Get expert education marketing and K-12 sales insight!
How might charter schools become more diverse?
How might district & charter public schools work together?
What are some strengths and shortcomings of the charter public school movement?
Are there important differences between being forced to attend a school because of your culture, and being given options including the option to attend a school with people who mostly represent your culture?
What are key features of Higher Ground Academy that has led it to being name one of Minnesota's outstanding public schools by US News and World Report.
What can be done to encourage more high school students to take dual (high school/college) credit courses?
Here's part two of the four-part EdNET Insider series. We're giving you the inside scoop on hot topics discussed by K-12 industry leaders in Baltimore at the EdNET 2014 conference. Your host is Glen McCandless, and on the scene at EdNET is Saul Hafenbredl of C Blohm and Associates. They pose questions about selling to schools admidst the student data privacy firestorm, and you'll get valuable sales and marketing perspective from K-12 market leaders who are on the front lines of this political debate. You’ll get words of wisdom from SETDA's Geoff Fletcher, from Lillian Kellogg, VP at ENA (Education Networks of America), and from Brian Healy, VP of education sales and marketing for student assessment solutions provider, Apperson Inc. No matter what kind of product or service you sell to school administrators, you can turn the student data privacy challenge into a K-12 sales opportunity for your company. Check it out!
Late September in Baltimore at the EdNET 2014 conference, hundreds of the education industry’s movers and shakers spent two days discussing trends, opportunites, and challenges that everyone who sells to schools is facing. This show is the first of a four-part series, the EdNET Insider. During program #1 host Glen McCandless and Saul Hafenbredl of C Blohm and Associates get the inside scoop from leaders who are shaping the school market right now. You’ll hear industry veterans Randy Wilhelm, Lee Wilson, Dan Caton, and George Warren provide valuable perspectives and sage advice for a big trend that caused a stir at EdNET – one that is affecting everyone: Open Educational Resources (OER) – that's free stuff being offered to schools. Make no mistake, competing with free products and services is a reality, and having a sales and marketing strategy in response to this trend is essential for your survival. Listen up!
Tune in to an exploration into the relevance of partnership-based approaches not only to the well-being of our families but to our schools and, perhaps, even our businesses! Victoria Kindle Hodson, MA holds degrees in education and psychology and has been a classroom teacher in public, private, and Montessori schools—preschool through college. In addition to co-authoring three books with Sura Hart --The Compassionate Classroom; Respectful Parents, Respectful Kids; and The No-Fault Classroom -- she is the co-author with Mariaemma Willis of Discover Your Child’s Learning Style.
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