Posted on · Episode: 2967 How we learn only by engaging our confusion and working through it. Today, let’s make use of confusion.
Posted on · Teachers and administrators, already facing long hours and low pay, now find themselves under pressure from politicians, parents and even their own school districts.
Posted on · Episode: 2214 John Edward Routh: Statics then and now. Today, two textbooks.
Posted on · Teacher Appreciation Week began on Monday, May 3, and ends on Friday, May 7th. Parents, students, and alumni are encouraged to reach out to teachers to express their thanks and appreciation.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: Concerns about how the county's COVID-19 relief program will work, how summer vacation and tourism are being affected by the pandemic, a pioneering woman in Houston city government reflects on her career, and a local teacher hosts socially distanced math classes from her home's carport.
Posted on · Writer, teacher, and artist Ariel Burger discusses what he learned about life and faith from working alongside the Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate.
Posted on · With a new $1.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the University of Houston plans to try and recruit more computer science majors to the classroom.
Posted on · Young saw the #SoGoneChallenge trending on Twitter and she decided to apply it to her classroom
Posted on · The Harris County Department of Education recently hired Darlene Breaux as its new director of special populations for their teaching and learning center. “Special populations” is a term that covers a range of different needs students have. It can be kids for whom English is a second language, children with dyslexia, those who are gifted […]
Posted on · Twenty years ago, a new, shorter route to receiving teaching certification was formed: ACP, or Alternative Certification Programs. Many factors can make ACP a worthwhile route for those thinking of jumping into teaching — from the length of time a program takes to whether it's online or in-person. And with layoffs hitting Houston, there are […]
Posted on · The goal of this national arts education program is to bring more of the arts to the classroom.
Posted on · Critical shortage areas include bilingual education, math, science, career and technical education, and also special education
Posted on · A couple weeks back, cyclists staged a "die-in" outside Houston’s City Hall, to send a message to the City Council that cyclists need safer roads and that motorists need to be held accountable for bike-related accidents, especially in light of four bicycle-related fatalities that occurred over a recent three-week period. The demonstration outside City Hall […]
Posted on · What happens when a husband and wife give up their separate careers and become teachers in the same school district? One Houston couple did just that. In the latest installment of the series “Inside the Classroom,” Houston’ Public Media’s education reporter, Laura Isensee, brings us the story of Ryan and Christina Beeler. Ryan gave up […]
Posted on · A Houston-based nonprofit education program recently published a year-long study looking at an early literacy teacher training program. Neuhaus Education Centerâs project focused on workshops for HISD teachers in order to improve classroom instruction. Marybeth Flachbart, President & CEO of Neuhaus Education Center, tells us more about what the study says regardingÂ the importance of […]