Classrooms in New Franklin, Missouri got a visit from members of the U.S. Department of Education.Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton wanted a firsthand look at the eMINTS approach to education.eMINTS, or "enhancing Missouri’s Instructional Networked Teaching Strategies," is a professional development program created by the University of Missouri. The New Franklin School District implemented the program about 10 years ago. eMINTS promotes inquiry-based...
This week, Columbia College broke ground on a new science building. MUs Confucius Institute is partnering with a program in the North Callaway school district. Plus, well take you along with a trip through the Mizzou Adventures in Education event.
This week, The special project The China Connection tells us about a program at the Missouri Military Academy in Mexico. Plus, an audio postcard that introduces you to a family thats like any other, but at the same time different.
Well introduce you to a Mid-Missouri teen who has become famous for her singing in Chinese. Plus, well talk to the University of Missouri English professor behind the e-book Is a college education still worth the price?
This week on the show, a club at Benton Elementary teaches math, science and technology to students using video games. Plus, well introduce you to the new principal of Shepard Boulevard Elementary in Columbia.
Unaccredited schools in Kansas City and St. Louis could have a huge impact on a number of school districts in each of those metropolitan areas. Plus, teacher tenure could see changes and well give you the results of the Columbia school board races we previewed the last couple of weeks.
This week on the show, youll hear from a couple of the candidates running for the school board here in Columbia. In Tuesdays election, voters will pick two of the four candidates, who will each serve three year terms.
This weeks show is all about the University of Missouri. MUs Nuclear Science Engineering Institute ceased to exist last week. The law school has recovered a bit in the national rankings. And increased demand for archeologists in the state has prompted a new program at MU.