Sunday , 27 May 2018

Moving beyond business: Flagler alum tackles conservation through education

Moving beyond business: Flagler alum tackles conservation through education

By Julie Householder | gargoyle@flagler.edu For Flagler College Alumnus Zach McKenna, launching a business in St. Augustine was more than just creating kayak and boat tours for to ...

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Using bedtime stories to tackle math

Using bedtime stories to tackle math

By Murphy Stidham and Kathleen Bajalia | gargoyle@flagler.edu Counting more than just sheep before sleep can help parents teach their children math skills. A new iPad app turns so ...

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Neighborhood’s remarkable birthright: Free tuition

Neighborhood’s remarkable birthright: Free tuition

By Montana Samuels | gargoyle@flagler.edu It’s a cloudy day, with rain coming down for most of the morning. Small houses, some with clean, landscaped yards are sprinkled in with t ...

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Education students weigh whether state tenure laws will force them out of state

Education students weigh whether state tenure laws will force them out of state

The fear of losing a job over performance wasn't as big a concern for Florida's teachers in the past. But when the state eliminated tenure for public school teachers in 2011, it l ...

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Take the risk

Take the risk

By Gracie Stackhouse | gargoyle@flagler.edu As graduating college seniors, we can all agree that there is one looming question constantly hanging over our heads. Most of us probab ...

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Many fear Common Core holding students – and teachers – back

Many fear Common Core holding students – and teachers – back

By Emily Topper | gargoyle@flagler.edu With a focus on testing, Common Core results in more stress, not knowledge. The re-election of Gov. Rick Scott means more changes for educat ...

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Local school’s digitization signals change

Local school’s digitization signals change

Joseph's Academy in St. Augustine, Fla. will become one of the first schools to pursue a one-to-one program where each student will have a Google Chromebook. ...

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Higher teacher pay will bring quality education

Higher teacher pay will bring quality education

By Lindy Almony | gargoyle@flagler.edu Americans speak often about investing in the future with K-12 education. President Barack Obama said during a speech in February that, "Educ ...

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New teacher pay law stifles student learning

New teacher pay law stifles student learning

By Cal Colgan | jcolgan@flagler.edu Class is about to begin. Today's lesson starts with a simple question: How effective are state tests at determining student performances? Ah, g ...

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Stats show St. Johns takes the lead in education

Stats show St. Johns takes the lead in education

By Caroline Young | cyoung1@flagler.edu St. John's County superintendent Joseph Joyner said it is near impossible to compare the U.S.'s educational success with the rest of the wo ...

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Local schools find good and bad in FCATs

Local schools find good and bad in FCATs

By Matthew Boyle | mboyle@flagler.edu Ketterlinus Elementary School first-grade teacher Pam Hubler thinks the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test is outdated and unfair. "Some k ...

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