• 00:30

    "New Heights Show on Education" Making a New Year Resolution

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    This episode is focused on how to create a New Year's resolution this 2015 new year, including tips and tricks that will help you to stay on track. I will be mentioning the ways on how to make a resolution that you will actually stick to and accomplish this year.


    Happy New Year 2015! :)


    The New Heights Educational Group, Inc. promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities, and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.

  • 00:32

    "New Heights Show on Education" Should Coding be taught in Schools?

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    Many schools are beginning to teach coding and computer science, while some are more inclined on the basic literacy and mathematics skills. This week's topic is whether it is beneficial to teach students in primary and secondary schools how to caught.


    Should Coding Be Taught in Schools? Vote Now! https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VQVB6DL


    Websites on Coding:


    Code.org


    edX.org


    Coursera.org


    The New Heights Educational Group, Inc. promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities, and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.

  • 00:31

    "New Heights Show on Education" Should Computers be used in Schools?

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    Many schools are now allowing students to use computers, tablets, and other electronic devices in their classroom's. In this episode, we will be discussing whether it is beneficial for teachers to allow students the use of these devices, including the pros and cons.


    Should Computers be used in Schools? Vote Now! https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/3FFGJLW


    The New Heights Educational Group, Inc. promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities, and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.

  • 00:26

    "New Heights Show on Education" Preparing for the SAT and ACT

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    In this week's segment, we will be discussing the different strategies and ways to prepare for the SAT and ACT exams. I will be mentioning the different books to use, study cards, and other tools to assist you in acing the tests. In addition, I will be providing information on the different books to read that will help prepare you for the vocabulary section.


    Helpful Links:


    Books to Read - http://www.powerscore.com/sat/help/reading_list.cfm


    Key Words to Study - http://nthpstudentfaclitator.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/sat_vocab.pdf


    The New Heights Educational Group, Inc. promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities, and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.

  • 00:19

    "New Heights Show on Education" Foreign Languages in Schools

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    This week's episode is dedicated to learning foreign languages in school and effective ways to master a language. I will start off by giving an overview of how languages are commonly taught in schools, including the advantages of studying Latin. There will also be mentions of different programs and ways to help learn a language without using a textbook.


    Dualingo's Web Site: www.dualingo.com


    Volunteer Match's Web Site: www.volunteermatch.org


    Learn more about the University of Liverpool's project French Books on India: http://www.liv.ac.uk/cultures-languages-and-area-studies/research/peripheral-voices/bibliography/


    The New Heights Educational Group, Inc. promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities, and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.

  • 00:31

    "New Heights Show on Education" American vs. Foreign Education System

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    This week, I will be having Isaac Moffett on the show to discuss the contract between American schools and Foreign schools. He is currently the host of a podcast "The Great Education Struggle" and an expert on the topic. We will be covering the difference in curriculum, the American standards of common core, and why American students are outperformed by foreigners when the U.S. government spends around $12,000 per student each year.


    Isaac Moffett's Podcast: http://www.thegreateducationstruggle.com/


    The New Heights Educational Group, Inc. promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities, and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.

  • 00:31

    "New Heights Show on Education" How to Properly Write an Essay

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    This week I will be discussing the structure of an essay and how to properly write an essay. Included in the episode are hints and tips for perfecting your essay before handing it in for grading.


    The New Heights Educational Group, Inc. promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities, and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.


     


     

  • 00:31

    "New Heights Show on Education" What College Admissions Look For

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    This week's show is dedicated to discussing the criteria that college admission officers look for in high school students. I will be having Robert Sarikas, accounting professor at Ohio University providing information and tips on the matter.


    *I would like to clarify that the maximum score on the ACT is 36. I apologize for this mistake on the show.


    The New Heights Educational Group, Inc. promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities, and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.

  • 00:31

    "New Heights Show on Education" Virtual Classes Available to Students

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    In this episode, I will be dicussing the various virtual opportunities available to students. Homeschool students and virtual school students often have limited ways to take other courses that they would enjoy. With websites and organizations such as Coursera, edX, and the Virtual Homeschool Group, homeschoolers are able to participate and enroll in classes, including advanced courses, for free. They are even able to take part in college classes that are taught by professors from Ivy League Universities, including MIT, Harvard, and Stanford. I will be having Ms. Tammy Moore, founder of the Virtual Homeschool Group explaining the services that the co-op provides to students.


    Helpful Links:


    Virtual Homeschool Group: http://virtualhomeschoolgroup.com/


    edX: https://www.edx.org/


    Coursera: https://www.coursera.org/


    The New Heights Educational Group, Inc. promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities, and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.

  • 00:30

    "New Heights Show on Education" Virtual School vs. Brick & Mortar

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    Over the past few years, virtual schools have grown high in demand and millions of American children in grades K-12 are working on their classes through their computers. Join me in this episode as I compare virtual schools with brick & mortar schools. The discussion will include different virtual schools available, ranging from private online schools to public government-funded schools. Topics will include the curriculum studied, what to expect from an online school, and whether it is a good fit for your family. I will be having Ms. Pamela Clark, founder of New Heights Educational Group as guest speaker live on the show.


    Helpful Links:


    http://www.k12.com/facts-about-k12-public-virtual-schools#.VFbSqRYQFAF


    http://www.greatschools.org/school-choice/virtual/6984-virtual-schools.gs


    The New Heights Educational Group, Inc. promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities, and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.

  • 00:31

    "The New Heights Show on Education" Host Kathy Woodring

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    The New Heights Educational Group, Inc. promotes literacy for children and adults by offering a range of educational support services. Such services include assisting families in the selection of schools, organization of educational activities, and acquisition of materials. We promote a healthy learning environment and enrichment programs for families of preschool and school-age children, including children with special needs.


    This week's topic is “The life of Martin Luther King Jr. Part II”


    The links/references referred to in this show are listed below.


    1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King,_Jr


    February 16th, 2014 episode - “The Great Awakening” -http://www.blogtalkradio.com/newheightseducation/2014/02/17/new-heights-show-on-education-host-kathy-woodring


    ADDITIONAL REFERENCE


    http://civilwartalk.com/threads/is-constitution-based-on-judeo-christian-principles.39325/ - Is Constitution based on Judeo-Christian principles? - Discussion in 'Campfire Chat - General Discussions', Nov 2, 2011.


    http://www.renewamerica.com/columns/cherry/110705 - July 5, 2011- American Judeo-Christian values and the Declaration of Independence


    http://www.quora.com/Why-is-the-French-Revolution-not-acknowledged-as-being-the-source-of-Judeo-Christian-values - Why is the French Revolution not acknowledged as being the source of 'Judeo-Christian' values?


    http://watchknowlearn.org/SearchResults.aspx?SearchText=why+study+the+founding+fathers - Why Study the Founding Fathers From YouTube – Why study history, especially early American history? A short video on why the Founding Fathers as well as the whole American Revolution and Constitution era are important to study. Made by a history teacher. The video is of good quality.”


     


     


     

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