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The IDEA Center Launches SoundIDEA Podcast
Episode focuses on exploring difficult topics in the classroom
Manhattan, KS – - Helping students explore potentially volatile topics is a goal of education – but it’s not always easy. With the United States Presidential Inauguration on the world’s radar, the “Difficult Topics” podcast episode takes a hard look at inherently divisive topics in today’s current climate and explores how to not only manage, but use such discussions for improving learning.
Home Visit Training Part of STEM Teacher Prep for Success
National Science Foundation Funds $1.9 million for Unique Partnership
January 11, 2017
For Immediate Release
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McDaniel College Partners With Community Colleges To Offer Educator’s Legacy Scholarships
High school seniors with a parent or guardian who works full time at one of 11 community colleges can now receive up to $100K to attend McDaniel
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dec. 20, 2016
Contact: Cheryl Knauer
WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel College has partnered with 11 community colleges to offer Educator’s Legacy Scholarships.
Only One In Three Students Rate Their School Culture Positively, YouthTruth Finds
Survey finds that students’ experiences of school culture varies by demographic
Contact: Hannah Bartlebaugh
YouthTruth Student Survey
415– 391-3070 ext. 171 firstname.lastname@example.org
Boxlight Will Host “Boxlight STEM Day” on December 9, Supporting STEM Learning in Schools in U.S. and Latin America
Schools participating in collaborative learning event will receive portable Labdisc data loggers for STEM activities
Media Contact: Charlotte Andrist
The Virtual High School Announces New Computer Science Initiative
New VHS computing certificate program announced as part of White House Computer Science for All initiative
Media Contact: Charlotte Andrist
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Contact: Robin Gorman Newman, email@example.com, 516-770-1611
Transitioning to college can be a challenge for any student, but this is particularly true for teens who learn differently.
Having to rely more on their own capacity for initiative and organization, students with Executive Functioning challenges often feel as if they’re fighting an uphill battle to become a collegiate self-starter. Add ADHD, and college can become a campus for confusion, anxiety and disillusionment.
Enter Dr. Odey Raviv.
Media Contact: Curtis Chin, Director
After a successful festival and academic tour, including screenings with the White House, Lincoln Center, the American Educational Research Association, SXSWEdu and more, the award-winning documentary, “Tested,” will be released on DVD in January 2017.
The Nieman Foundation is now accepting applications for fellows in the class of 2018. Approximately 24 journalists from around the world will be selected to spend the 2017-2018 academic year at Harvard University, where they will audit classes with some of the university’s greatest thinkers, participate in Nieman programming and collaborate with peers. During their time at Harvard, Nieman Fellows attend seminars, shop talks, master classes and journalism conferences designed to strengthen their professional skills and leadership capabilities.
Jason Leahy, Executive Director