Steve Beard, a science teacher at Thomas Edison High School in Portland, likes to use digital media to engage his students. Watch a video to learn more about Steve's approach in the classroom.
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It's been 2,400 years since he taught his last class, but the teaching method Socrates created, and that bears his name, lives on today.
The second installation of our Secret Lives series continues with a profile of a second-grade teacher with a passion for making "upcycled" jewelry.
NPR | Oct. 28, 2014 11:54 a.m.
Before the smartphone, the laptop and the pocket calculator, there was a powerful mechanical computer. Our new series, Tools of the Trade, begins with a look at the slide rule.
NPR | Oct. 21, 2014 6:20 a.m.
Do big-city chiefs like John Deasy, recently ousted from LA Unified, get enough time to make a difference?
OPB | Oct. 15, 2014 5 p.m.
Portland Public Schools has drawn the ire of Oregon's top education official, because of how it has filled out a legal agreement with the state.
OPB | Oct. 06, 2014 9:58 p.m.
Portland State University consultants are saying the district should survey parents, and include boundary review in a discussion of other district priorities.
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