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Why do some students excel in school and others seem to fail? Is the notion of the education achievement gap a reality or myth? Renowned educator and expert Dr. Sharla Benson-Brown joins Let's Talk America with Host Shana Thornton on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 7:30 pm EST to address the issues of educating a child in today's school system. Dr. Benson-Brown will be taking live callers throughout the show. Simply call (914) 803-4284 to speak with the featured guest. This show will empower everyone!
Why is there such an achievement gap for disadvantaged students and those who are learning English? Are they "deficit" students? Educator and doctoral student Tiffany Rose doesn't think so. She believes by using teaching strategies that scaffold disadvantaged and ELL students for success, no child will be left behind. Join Ms. Rose and me as we discuss this important educational problem.
Join me in welcoming Jessica Chetsawang, Program Manager, Junior Achievement of Orange County who will talk about National Volunteer Week! Find out how you can make a difference with your favorite organization in your local community this week! Call 323 657-1493 to join in the fun!
Join host, Garrett Miller, in welcoming Christine Shrewbridge, President of Junior Achievement of Orange County. Chrstine talks about the recent JA Board Day at Star View Elementary and how JA impacts kids all around the United States with Financial Literacy programs that help develop today's kids into tomorrows leaders! Call in: 323 657-1493! 7:00-8:00 pm PST, Monday!
If you ask any major policy maker on both sides of the ideological aisle about the achievement gap, most would say they support reforms to address it.
Lawmakers enact legislation with the idea of fixing this glaring injustice in our education system. Reformers for and against No Child Left Behind, charter schools, school choice and even common core use the achievement gap data in support of their positions.
But what are the facts? Is their an achievement gap between African American, Latino, Asian and White American students? If so where did it come from and more importantly how do we close it?
In this episode we will look for answers to these pressing questions. What do you think? Call in to Education Policy Cafe and let us know your thoughts!
Dr. Mike Robinson, host of Parent Talk Live will discuss the impact of environment factors and issues on the academic success of students, specifically a review of the social-psychological interventions to reduce the achievement gap among urban students. Dr. Robinson’s guest will be Dr. Franklin Turner, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology at Queens College, The City University of New York. Franklin Dickerson Turner, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology at Q
Twelve years ago Vic Johnson was totally unknown in the personal development field. Since that time he’s created six of the most popular personal development sites on the Internet. His website; As A Man Thinketh has given away over 400,000 copies of James Allen’s classic book. This success has come despite the fact that he and his family were evicted from their home sixteen years ago and the next year his last automobile was repossessed. His story of redemption and victory has inspired thousands around the world as he has taught the powerful principles that created incredible wealth in his life and many others.
How many of us learned in school or at home how to make our dream or goals come true? Is pursuing your dream creating frustration and does achieving it seem long and arduous? The truth is it is not your fault. Once you know the secret sauce of how to make your dreams a reality, you will be equipped throughout your life to attain any goal and desire. In this interview with Goal Achievement Expert, Debbi Dachinger, you’ll discover how to work through what's stopping you so you move ahead with grace and ease.
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