Bill Harris hosted this live program that examines one of the most pressing issues facing our community - the problem of low literacy rates among preschool aged children. Children entering school with high literacy skills are "ready to learn" and move to the head of the class. Children with weak reading skills begin school at a disadvantage, a gap that may grow wider as their educational experiece proceeds. How can we break the cycle?
Friday, December 17, 2010
Recent test scores of 15-year-olds around the world find U.S. students improving, but still in the middle of the pack. To prepare students to compete successfully in the 21st century, many educators are stressing efforts to advance science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM), in addition to reading.Read more
Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro
August 24, 2012 at 8:30 p.m.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Since 1992, Dr. Richard Keidan has been an attending surgical oncologist at William Beaumont Health System and clinical professor of surgery at Wayne State Medical Center. While exploring the Khotang region of Nepal in recent years, Keidan saw the primitive state of the health and hygiene infrastructure in the region. Soon after, he decided to found the Miles Levin Nepal Foundation for Health and Education, with his Nepalese foundation partner, Namgyal Sherpa.Read more
Friday, March 19, 2010
How do historic preservation education programs prepare students for careers in the field? And why is historic preservation important in the first place? Dr. Ted Ligibel, Director of the Historic Preservation Program at Eastern Michigan University and Chair of the National Council for Preservation Education explains it all.
On the web: www.emich.edu/public/geo/HP
On the web: www.ncpe.us