FL News Podcasts

Teaching & Learning Institute / Back to School

08.19.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil discuss the basics of equipping children to get ready to go back to school.

Teaching & Learning Institute / Revisiting the "D" Grade

08.12.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil revisit last weeks' topic of dropping the letter D grade, based on listener responses, and also discuss the new student proficiency standards set for New York State schools.

Teaching & Learning Institute / Dropping the "D" Grade

08.05.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil discuss the recent decisions by some school districts to raise educational standards by dropping the "D" letter grade to encourage better student performance.

Teaching & Learning Institute / Sex Education in Schools

07.15.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil discuss a controversial Montana proposal to introduce sex education in elementary schools and the implications it has in New York and Pennsylvania.

Teaching & Learning Institute / One Student Can Make a Difference

07.08.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Ralph and Cecil discuss the case of a student in Massachusetts who has spearheaded an effort to have the Pledge of Allegiance recited at his high school.

Teaching & Learning Institute / NY: Spending Most Per Student in the Nation

07.01.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil talk about New York state's per-pupil expenses which are the highest in the nation.

Teaching & Learning Institute / Summer Vacation

06.24.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Ralph and Cecil discuss some ideas for what kids can do during the summer to keep busy and have fun.

Teaching & Learning Institute / Enrollment Down, Hiring Up

06.17.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil discuss how recent school enrollment is down yet teacher hiring is up and the reasons behind it.

Teaching & Learning Institute / Four Day School Weeks

06.10.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr discusses the implementation of four-day school weeks in some districts and the results that have been achieved.

Teaching & Learning Institute / After-Prom Parties

06.03.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Ralph and Cecil discuss the growing trend of after-prom parties sponsored by schools and community groups and a safe celebration alternative.

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