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Join show host, Dr. Eric Cooper and Co-host Dr. Nicole McZeal-Walters for an engaging discussion with Dr. Yvette Jackson, Chief Executive Officer of the National Urban Alliance for and Author of the award-winning book: The Pedagogy of Confidence: Inspiring High Intellectual Performance in Urban Schools. (Read more about Dr. Yvette Jackson below)
Identifying strengths of students
Why we must advocate for for gifted education for all students
Modeling and demonstrating strength-based education in the classrooms
The impact of racism on how students are identified for special education
Advice for Parents and Educators
Yvette Jackson, Ed.D. is internationally recognized for her work in assessing the learning potential of disenfranchised urban students. Her research is in literacy, gifted education and the cognitive mediation theory of Dr. Reuven Feuerstein. She has applied her research to develop an integrated process to motivate and elicit potential in underachievers. This research was the basis for her design of the New York City Gifted Programs Framework when she was the Director of Gifted Programs.
Dr. Jackson currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Urban Alliance for Effective Education, founded at The College Board and Teachers College, Columbia University. She works with school district administrators and teachers across the country to customize and deliver systemic approaches to literacy development through instructional practices that integrate culture, language and cognition to expand and accelerate student learning and achievement. She is a visiting lecturer at Harvard University, a member of ASCD’s Differentiated Instruction Cadre and a keynote presenter at national and international conferences.
Time for a preview of the NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE SOCIAL STUDIES Boston-based Annual Conference with Executive Director Susan Griffin and President Michelle Herczog. Most important news about the conference...I'll be there...I taught Social Studies!
Topics to be discussed: Missing and exploited children, child sex trafficking, internet crimes against children, Child Sex Trafficking, aggravated physical abuse, questionable parenting the good bad and ugly
The #1 state in Education , Massachusetts is hosting (obviously) MASSACHUSETTS COMPUTER USING EDUCATORS ..MASSCUE's annual conference this week in Foxborough.( Sorry, Jets fans) In his spare time, our guest Leo Brehm, Director of Technology and Library Media at Newton MA schools puts it together . Learn all about it here.
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 “Separation of Church and State Part II”
The links/references referred to in this show are listed below.
Past episodes can be found by linking to NewHeightsEducation.org, and clicking on the New Heights Radio link on the left side of the page.
http://www.wallbuilders.com/libissuesarticles.asp?id=123 – “…The "separation of church and state" phrase which they invoked, and which has today become so familiar, was taken from an exchange of letters between President Thomas Jefferson and the Baptist Association of Danbury, Connecticut, shortly after Jefferson became President…”
http://www.amazon.com/Separation-Church-State-Founders-Meant/dp/1932225412 - “...: the separation of church and state. Where did this phrase originate? Was it always meant to prohibit expressions of religious faith in public settings as many claim today? Learn the answers to these questions and discover the Founding Fathers own words and intents in this book!...”
Many claim a “school to prison pipeline” keeps traditionally low-performing student demographics from achieving their full potential. Dr. Robert Weissberg disagrees with this notion vehemently. Weissberg is the author of, among several other books, Bad Students, Not Bad Schools and he joins us to discuss the hard truths of education in America on this episode of Cotto & Company.
Nationally syndicated writer and host Joseph Cotto welcomes Dr. Richwine, and both sides of the discussion on the next episode of Cotto & Company; a new thirty-minute-or-so online radio program featuring independent voices who shape our society.
Would you board public transit if there was someone who looked like an ISIS adherent? What about a taxi?
Welcome to The English Defence League Radio Show with your Host, Geoff Mitchell.
Geoff was joined by Dave Milner, Tim Burton and Kel Fritzi.
"If freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter" ~ George Washington.
The English Defence Radio Show – the place where we aren’t afraid to discuss the issues that the newspapers, TV and radio won’t touch. Come and listen to the show that isn’t afraid to offend people and doesn’t hide behind a pretense of Political Correctness. Creeping Sharia, Sharia Law, Islamism, Islamists and Islamisation – this is the place where you will hear the unpleasant truth and can join in discussions about the facts, not the polished and anonymous half-truth that the authorities publish to keep you quiet.
The English Defence Radio Show is the Official Program for the English Defence League, so you will find the same honesty and direct approach that you have come to expect from us. EDL supporters, this is your platform, the show is your voice.
Come and join us, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays at 8:30PM GMT, 3:30PM EDT. Your voice is welcome too.
Listen to the shows at Blog Talk Radio in archive at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/the-english-defence-league-show and iTune Pod-cast.
"All That is neccesary for Evil to Prevail Is that good men do nothing" ~ Edmond Burke
Lindsey Barbara, M.Ed. Early Childhood | B.S. Human Development, is an Educator, Lifestyle Entrepreneur, Foodie, and Founder of the lifestyle company, Organique LoveTM. Lindsey is a business partner with her identical twin sister Stephanie; their company teaches how to live a vivacious, wholesome lifestyle to improve well-being, while being a positive role to others. Lindsey is a skilled educator + mentor teaching women and families how to “own their #vivaciouslife”, be healthy, empowered, and confident. She has the spirit and personality of Mary Poppins and magical Unicorns; with her glowing energy and supportive nature, Lindsey sprinkles her work with dusts of magic, modern education + lifestyle wisdom. She has traveled and lived internationally to learn & study from leading professionals, mentors and spiritual leaders. Likewise, Lindsey graduated with honors from Penn State University and with distinction from Shippensburg University with her Master’s, degree both programs receiving the highest ranking and national accreditation in the country.
Join William Shaw Bey and Issachar Bey for a Discussion entitled "Emphasis"
What if anything, we individually or collectively can do to make positive changes for ourselves and the community. " Emphasis" will support business in the communities and welcome positive comments,feedback and suggestions from our listeners.
Topics: At Risk Children
Education/ Self awareness
The Importance of Family
Entrepreneurs / Building Leaders
Health & Nutrition, Natural Remedies
Topic suggestions from our listeners on other issues of importance
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