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High School Learns Through Virtual Education

High School Learns Through Virtual Education

By Phil Perry  MADISON - Scott High School is serving as a pilot program for Proximity Learning in Boone County, which includes two algebra 1 honors classes. The classes are taught by Kellian Strange, who is a long-term substitute in that position. Proximity Learning...

Midland ISD partners with Proximity Learning

Midland ISD partners with Proximity Learning

Proximity Learning Inc.,a virtual staffing company connecting qualified teachers with students in grades kindergarten through 12, has announced a new partnership with Midland Independent School District to bring live, interactive instruction to junior high and high...

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Online Spanish Teacher Connects with Students Through Culture

Online Spanish Teacher Connects with Students Through Culture

As she closes the door behind a sleeping house, Marta Domínguez goes into her home office during the week at 5:30 a.m., coffee cup in hand, to prepare for her day of classes at Eddy Middle School. Even after teaching formally since 1996, she continues to spend her...

The Anti-Vaccination Movement: A Regression in Modern Medicine

The Anti-Vaccination Movement: A Regression in Modern Medicine

Credit:Getty Images/iStockphoto By Rimsha Syed A relatively small - but vocal - community of anti-vaxxers hold a wide array of views, from the theory that vaccines are toxic to the belief that vaccines can cause autism. Although studies have debunked both myths time...

An Educator’s Plight for Human Rights – Jade Owhadi’s Story

An Educator’s Plight for Human Rights – Jade Owhadi’s Story

By Rimsha Syed  Jade Owhadi was in high school when she learned about Agent Orange (AO) from her French-Vietnamese grandmother. Deeply troubled and moved, she began to dedicate her time to humanitarian work, eventually pursuing a lifetime of grassroots community aid...