Education http://wfdd.org en Thomas Lawe: Building Robots, Building Community http://wfdd.org/post/thomas-lawe-building-robots-building-community <p></p><div>As interest in robotics grows around the world, the non-profit program <a href="http://www.ncfirstrobotics.org/programs/first-robotics-competition/">NC FIRST</a> helps students get more involved. NC FIRST helps young people discover their love for science and technology. As well as exposing teens to robotics, it explores other fields that are connected to science and technology that are not always considered. Thomas Lawe is an early college student who is part of the program. Radio Camper Jalyn-Rose talked to him about his experience.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:07:28 +0000 Buck Hinman 12674 at http://wfdd.org Thomas Lawe: Building Robots, Building Community Increasing African American Male Teachers in Public Schools Benefits All Students http://wfdd.org/post/increasing-african-american-male-teachers-public-schools-benefits-all-students <p>One Triad university says the lack of African American male teachers hurts all students.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Kathryn Mobley 12648 at http://wfdd.org Increasing African American Male Teachers in Public Schools Benefits All Students Common Core Uncertainty Puts NC Educators in Limbo http://wfdd.org/post/common-core-uncertainty-puts-nc-educators-limbo <p>Gov. Pat McCrory’s newest law regarding Common Core is creating uncertainty among many North Carolina educators.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:51:02 +0000 Kathryn Mobley 12586 at http://wfdd.org Common Core Uncertainty Puts NC Educators in Limbo Houston School District Returns to NC to Recruit Teachers http://wfdd.org/post/houston-school-district-returns-nc-recruit-teachers <p>North Carolina's public school teachers appear to be in high demand. Especially by the Houston Independent School District.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:06:09 +0000 Kathryn Mobley 12569 at http://wfdd.org Houston School District Returns to NC to Recruit Teachers Creating Some New ABC's for North Carolina's Public Schools http://wfdd.org/post/creating-some-new-abcs-north-carolinas-public-schools <p>North Carolina’s Common Core education standards may be short-lived.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:49:41 +0000 Kathryn Mobley 12167 at http://wfdd.org Creating Some New ABC's for North Carolina's Public Schools