FL News Podcasts

Teaching & Learning Institute / Federally-Funded School Breakfasts and Lunches

12.17.09 | Cecil Van Houten

Ralph and Cecil discuss federally-funded school breakfast and lunch programs and how many children miss out because their parents haven’t signed up for them.

Teaching & Learning Institute / Helper Dogs in Schools

12.10.09 | Cecil Van Houten

Cecil and Ralph discuss the growing trend of using "helper dogs" in elementary school classrooms to help teach children how to read.

Teaching & Learning Institute / Cell Phones in the Classroom

12.03.09 | Cecil Van Houten

Ralph and Cecil discuss the changing role of cell phones in the classroom and how they can be used to enhance the educational experience.

Teaching & Learning Institute / The Gender Gap in Technology Education

11.19.09 | Cecil Van Houten

Hear how one school district is attempting to address it.

Teaching & Learning Institute / Selecting a College

11.12.09 | Cecil Van Houten

Ralph and Cecil discuss college admissions and how families of seniors in high school can begin to navigate through the process of selecting a college.

Teaching & Learning Institute / High School Sports Playing Games on Sundays

11.05.09 | Cecil Van Houten

There's controversy surrounding the trend toward high school sports teams playing games on Sundays.

Teaching & Learning Institute / School Bus Safety

10.29.09 | Cecil Van Houten

There's a new pilot program that uses cameras to detect drivers who pass stopped school buses.

Teaching & Learning Institute / How School Funding Will Take a Hit in NY/PA

10.22.09 | Cecil Van Houten

Ralph Kerr discusses the financial implications for school districts on Pennsylvania’s delayed budget approval and the New York state governor’s announcement of cuts in school financial aid for the current school year.

Teaching & Learning Institute / Lengthening the School Year

10.08.09 | Cecil Van Houten

Some school administrations want to increase the number of days kids are in school. Will that improve test scores?

Teaching & Learning Institute / Pro's and Con's of Virtual Learning

10.01.09 | Cecil Van Houten

What are the advantages and disadvantages of Internet high schools.

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