• Making Asynchronous Classes More Personal

    3 JUN. 2024 · As more online courses are becoming asynchronous, Kevin Boston-Hill speaks with Dr. Jill Weber, Associate Professor in the Accounting Department at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, about her best practices on bringing more personal interactions to an autonomous course. After all, we want to give all students the best educational experience possible.
    26m 59s
  • Our Children and Mental Health

    13 MAY. 2024 · In light of the growing numbers of children experiencing anxiety, depression and other mental health issues, Kevin Boston-Hill speaks with Psychologist and Mental Health expert, Dr. Charmain Jackman, about how we can recognize when our children are in need of help and how to teach them coping skills to be able to verbalize what they are feeling.
    28m 5s
  • Preparing Students for the Ever-Changing Workplace

    22 ABR. 2024 · Kevin Boston-Hill talks with Courtney Savoia, Assistant Director of Communications and Jennifer Pautz, Assistant Vice-President of Policy and Advocacy at NAF, to discuss how NAF Academies go further than apprenticeships to make students workforce ready, no matter the environment.
    27m 26s
  • Why AP Courses are good

    8 ABR. 2024 · Kevin Boston-Hill speaks with the Vice President in charge of AP Courses at College Board, Terry Redican, about the benefits of AP (Advanced Placement) Courses as well as the different options in course offerings and how anyone can get enrolled in AP courses.
    28m 7s
  • How to Write a Book

    1 ABR. 2024 · Kevin Boston-Hill speaks with writing professor and award-winning author Philip Chioffari about what it takes to be a writer.  He shares some tips and strategies to help anyone bring out that story that is within all of us.
    27m 56s
  • Healing Our Way Home

    25 MAR. 2024 · In determining ways to cope with the stressors of life and practice mindfulness, Kevin Boston-Hill speaks with Dharma teacher Kaira Jewel Lingo, one of the authors of the book, “Healing Our Way Home - Black Buddhist Teachings on Ancestors, Joy, and Liberation”. Among topics discussed is how to practice mindfulness with our electronic devices.
    26m 57s
  • A Cure for Dyslexia and other Learning Disabilities?

    18 MAR. 2024 · Kevin Boston-Hill speaks with renowned linguistics expert and founder of the A.I. system DYSOLVE, Dr. Coral Hoh about how artificial intelligence can be used to fill in the gaps currently experienced in providing services for our special needs population. The current data shows that DYSOLVE is a better alternative to the current reading interventions and at a fraction of the cost.
    29m 26s
  • STEP Discrimination

    11 MAR. 2024 · Kevin Boston-Hill has a lively conversation with Erin Wilcox from the Pacific Legal Foundation and lead attorney in a lawsuit filed against NY Education Department's Science & Technology Entry Program (STEP). Joining the conversation is Wai Wah Chin, Charter President of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance Greater New York, one of the plaintiffs in the case. At stake is whether NY's STEP has discriminatory practices in providing opportunities for those underrepresented in the S.T.E.M. fields.
    27m 59s
  • Teaching that Words Matter to be More Humane

    4 MAR. 2024 · Kevin Boston-Hill speaks with friend of the show, Lisbet Chiraboga, the Program Manager of PETA's TeachKind program, which has just launched the Words Matter language guide for K-5 classrooms. It is the hope that this program will continue to support the teaching of empathy towards animals and, by extension, be more humane towards each other.
    28m 53s
  • Climate Change Education for All Students

    26 FEB. 2024 · Kevin Boston-Hill speaks with Dr. Joe Henderson, an associate professor in the Department of Environment and Society, at Paul Smith’s College, about recent proposed legislation aimed at making climate change education a mandated part of the curriculum. They also talk about the social and economic implications of climate change and the legislation.
    28m 49s

A weekly look at the latest topics and trends in education, affecting schools on Long Island, and around the world. Whether you are a teacher, parent or student, listen for...

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A weekly look at the latest topics and trends in education, affecting schools on Long Island, and around the world. Whether you are a teacher, parent or student, listen for tips and strategies to help you navigate the education landscape.
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