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The Impact of Bullying in America

The Impact of Bullying in America

The Core spent time with Toni Orrange Torchia, School Psychology Doctoral Candidate at State University of New York at Buffalo, who recently penned a chapter for the new book ‘Youth Suicide and Bullying.’ Torchia also works at the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention and discusses the nuances of bullying and the role mental health(…)

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Rewiring School Culture

Rewiring School Culture

Issues of school culture make for good press and discussion amongst theorists. Dr. Todd Whitaker, a former teacher and principal at multiple levels, has come out with a new book through ASCD that contextualizes culture giving readers a transparent and honest look at transforming the hallways and classrooms of their campuses. Whitaker’s passion for education(…)

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Rural Education Special

The Core of Education is proud to present, in cooperation with American Ed TV an RFD TV, the Rural Educational Special.  Tonight (10 p.m. on RFD TV) our month-long expose examines the successes and challenges of rural school districts in America, and the teachers & administrators focused on improvement. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan joined us(…)

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“Netflix for Children’s Books”

We speak with Ajay Godhwani, CEO and Co-Founder of Intuary, about their popular children’s storybook app FarFaria that has been recently called the “Netflix” for children’s books. Godhwani shares news of Common Core integration and how schools continue to integrate FarFaria into classrooms around the U.S. Enjoy! Rod

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How Can Schools Attack Student Obesity Epidemic?

How Can Schools Attack Student Obesity Epidemic?

Schools around this country and the world are looking for ways to support physical fitness while maintaining the tenets of an academically rigorous curriculum. We sat down with Michael Rhattigan, the CEO of Adventure to Fitness, to discuss how schools can better support healthy living habits of their students. Adventure to Fitness is currently working(…)

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TeacherLists.com’s Founder Tim Sullivan

TeacherLists.com’s Founder Tim Sullivan

Tim Sullivan visited the Core once again to share his new solution in the education space. TeacherLists.com has connected families with schools to streamline the acquisition of school supplies. As many of you know, this effort has long been one of frustration for both teachers and parents. Tim’s approach has been to utilize technology to(…)

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Cyberlaw & Education Profiled with Parry Aftab

Cyberlaw & Education Profiled with Parry Aftab

Well-known privacy lawyer Parry Aftab sat down with the Core to discuss cyberlaw and education. Aftab is considered, by many, as the founding voice in the battle to protect children from cyber criminals. Her unique background and efforts make for a fascinating discussion about internet safety. We discuss a number of issues including the false(…)

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