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Teachers and Parents Talk About How To Overcome Communication Barriers

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Oakland North Posted on April 27, 2012 Written by Ryan Phillips Teachers want parents to be more involved, and parents want to know teachers are doing their best to educate their children. While that may sound easy to accomplish, it … Continue reading »

Teacher Town Hall Panelist Dave Orphal on The Oakland Education Blog Part Two

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Teacher evaluations — And Surveys of Students and Colleagues Posted on April 25, 2012 Written by: Dave Orphal In my last post, I offered an overview of a proposed teacher evaluation system that two Oakland schools are piloting. The proposed … Continue reading »

KQED Forum on the Dropout Crisis and Potential Solutions - 3/22/12 at Castlemont High

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KDOL production made possible with funds from the City of Oakland KDOL Video Production Producer: Mario Capitelli Director: David Castaneda Cameras: Mario Capitelli Grip: Juan Lopez-Rivera Graphics: David Castaneda Post Production: David Castaneda

Guest Youth Blogger: Night Before Presentation

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Written by Sydnee Logan Posted on April 14, 2012 Okay, so this has been a very exiting trip so far! My classmates and I have been stressed out, but still super exited about being in Canada, I personally cannot wait … Continue reading »

Guest Youth Blogger: Build Your Own School (BYOS) Project Presentation

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Written By Sydnee Logan Currently, a few of my classmates and I from Step are preparing to attend and present at the American Educational Research Association Conference also known as AERA. This year the conference is being held in Vancouver, … Continue reading »

KQED News: California Report Special Coverage Baby Steps California's Early Learning Challenge

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KQED California Report Special Coverage Written by Ana Tintocalis Research shows that a quality early childhood education can improve a child’s readiness for school and help prepare them to succeed as adults. How will this prepare them for the rest … Continue reading »

Video: How Does Tutorpedia Fight The Drop Out Crisis?

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Written By Emma Bundy Tutorpedia fights the dropout crisis by providing critical academic support to students. Through personalized, one-on-one tutoring, students receive the individualized attention that is often difficult for over-extended teachers to provide in the classroom. By collaborating with … Continue reading »

View KQED Teacher Town Hall Pictures on Flickr

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View our Teacher Town Hall event pictures on Flickr. and also view the  “Thank a Teacher” photo series from our colleagues at StoryCorps.  

Live Chat at 11am: Challenges Facing Students with Learning Differences

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Did you know that students with learning differences are twice as likely as their peers to drop out of school? Our colleagues at PBS NewsHour recently explored the challenges facing those students in this report: Watch Engaging Students With Learning … Continue reading »

KQED Forum Broadcasting Live in Oakland Today!

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Forum Live in Oakland March 22