Here’s what we’re listening to this week…
Podcasting is an exciting way to increase student voice and engagement in the classroom. Hear from one teacher who started podcasting with her students and saw inspiring growth in her students.
This episode features Maureen Stover, the 2020 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year, and Lindsay Whitley, Associate Superintendent of Communications and Community Engagement, who is a former NCSPRA board member.
Twenty years ago, three Latino couples took a look at what was going on with Latino education in the state. They didn’t like what they saw, so they decided to do something about it. Marco Zarate, his wife, and others stepped up and assisted in forming the North Carolina Society of Hispanic Professionals, a nonprofit focused on “promoting education among Hispanic youth.” Listen to the full interview in this week’s episode of First in Future.
Not only are college application rates for first-generation and low-income students down, but so are applications for FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.<br /> ... Read the rest