Education

Teachers Learn to Use 3D Printers

Who would have ever thought the Department of Defense would have a workshop to teach the nuts and bolts of 3D printing to a group of teachers?

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May 2, 2014 1:04 PM | Comments

This week on MetroFocus: the lesser known health threats transmitted by the common deer tick, crime in Camden, NJ, an interview with the filmmaker of PBS Nature’s “Leave it to Beavers”, and an up close look at an underwater classroom.

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April 30, 2014 12:32 PM | Comments

A new report by the Center for an Urban Future details the city’s aging infrastructure, a dune-building project in Toms River is projected to move ahead, the Adirondack P-TECH program is trying out a new education model designed to reduce youth unemployment and keep graduates in the region and more.

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Tomeka Weatherspoon, Mountain Lake PBS  |  April 30, 2014 12:31 PM | Comments
An experimental education model called P-TECH is being tested in the North Country to meet the demands of a tough job market.VIDEO
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April 25, 2014 12:48 PM | Comments

A new report by the Center for an Urban Future details the city’s aging infrastructure, a dune-building project in Toms River is projected to move ahead, the Adirondack P-TECH program is trying out a new education model designed to reduce youth unemployment and keep graduates in the region and more.

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April 23, 2014 11:24 AM | Comments

Hari Sreenivasan asks “Why aren’t there more women in tech fields?”, Commissioner King on overlooked issues in public education, a professor who collects a poem a day from New York subway riders and more.

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Marisa Wong  |  April 23, 2014 11:23 AM | Comments
Peretz Lavie, president of the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, discusses global education initiatives and progress with Cornell NYC Tech.VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  April 23, 2014 11:23 AM | Comments

Education Commissioner John King talks about public education issues beyond Common Core, Race to the Top and the state’s role in expanding universal pre-k in New York City.

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April 18, 2014 12:01 PM | Comments

Hari Sreenivasan asks “Why aren’t there more women in tech fields?”, Commissioner King on overlooked issues in public education, a professor who collects a poem a day from New York subway riders and more.

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Esha Ray  |  April 16, 2014 2:36 PM | 2 Comments
Education Commissioner John King takes on the criticism and explains why he continues to believe that Common Core will make better students and teachers.VIDEO
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April 16, 2014 2:35 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus, New York State Commissioner of Education John King makes the case for the Common Core standards and testing.

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