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Breanna Burd - 2018 Great Teachers Essay Contest Winner

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Breanna Burd of Southern Columbia is WVIA's 2018 Great Teachers Essay Contest winner for her essay about her teacher, Claire Campbell

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Alana Gadola - 2018 Great Teachers Essay Contest Winner

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Alana Gadola of Hazleton Area is WVIA's 2018 Great Teachers Essay Contest Winner for her essay about her teacher Angela Glowatch

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Live Action Stop-Animation Educators Workshop from Box of Light

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Helping teachers incorporate stop animation in their classroom to develop information synthesis and collaboration in their students through any subject area.

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Educators Invited to Connect with Award-Winning Television Series

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Teachers, guidance counselors, education administrators and homeschooling parents interested in incorporating practical experiences and career exploration into lesson planning are invited to take part in a free workshop – “Working Class: Connecting Classrooms & Careers” – on Thursday, November 30, from 9-11 a.m., at WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston.

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NPR Presents Michel Martin: Going There - Civics 101: What Does It Mean To Be A Good Citizen?

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Tuesday, June 6th at 7pm

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2017 PBS Digital Innovators Program

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Are you a classroom changemaker? Applications for the PBS Digital Innovator program are being accepted now through February 12, 2017.

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It’s Time to Make Screen Time Family Time

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Today’s children have access to multiple screens – from television and tablets to laptops and smart phones – causing parents to wonder if they may be spending too much time with media. New recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) include good news for parents on children’s TV time, placing greater emphasis on the quality of the media kids interact with, rather than the quantit

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Try the Accuplacer test: Math

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The Accuplacer is a standardized math and English test used by most community colleges to determine who is ready for college-level classes. A real test lasts about 90 minutes, but to give you an idea about the difficulty, we've selected three sample questions each in reading, math and sentence skills.

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Working Class: Connecting Classrooms & Careers

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Tuesday, May 3rd from 9-11am

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2016 Educational Animation Festival

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Presented by WVIA & Box of Light

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Scared Of Math? Here's One Way To Fight The Fear

Kids and grown-ups can both experience anxiety when it comes to math. One college professor has an assignment to...

Vouchers In Puerto Rico; Secret Service Guides Schools; Special Education And Race

A judge rules private school vouchers are against Puerto Rico's constitution; the Secret Service releases a plan to...

Your Turn: When Parents Push Too Hard ... Or Not Enough

We asked our readers: Did you feel too much pressure from your parents when you were kids? As parents, how do you...

Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

Many experts on kids and technology are also parents — and they don't necessarily hold themselves up as paragons for...

Parents: Here's How To Pick The Best Kids Apps For Family Vacations

A handy guide to choosing fun and educational media for kids this summer.

This Game Show Gives Contestants A Chance To Have Their Student Debt Paid Off

A new game show premieres Tuesday on TruTV. It's called Paid Off and it gives contestants a chance to answer trivia...

U.S. Degree? Check. U.S. Work Visa? Still A Challenge

With a recent U.S. degree in hand, many international students are left to navigate the complicated immigration...

What Families Need To Know About Screen Time This Summer

Here's the most recent research on screens — just in time for summer, when kids are sure to have them out.

What The Affirmative Action Guidelines Change Means

The Trump administration has revoked Obama-era affirmative action guidelines. Jon Boeckenstedt of DePaul University...

Here's What's Going On With Affirmative Action And School Admissions

Race and admissions have been in headlines a lot lately, from the federal level on down. Here's a rundown of what is...