About the Show:
EducationCounts_Michiana will explore learning across our region, and will look at innovative instructional and developmental techniques in the 21st Century. We will also discuss balancing the needs of industry with education and will examine the underlying concerns that need to be addressed.
February 22nd, 2017Airdate: 02/22/17 Episode #117
This week we visit Marshall Intermediate Center and Robinson Community Learning Center in South Bend for celebrations. We also stop by Coquillard Traditional School to check out the Jump Rope for Heart event, and IU South Bend to learn about veterans and the college process.
February 15th, 2017Airdate: 02/15/17 Episode #116
This week we visit The Crossing in Elkhart and talk with educators, students, and its founder, Rob Staley, who believes that “students regain hope when they belong to something that matters.” We also highlight a teacher in South Bend who is making a difference in the lives of students, and speak with two sisters about their choice to homeschool.
February 8th, 2017Airdate: 02/08/17 Episode #115
Many educators and organizations help prepare students for career readiness and success. This week we meet author and expert, Hans Meeder, at a luncheon in South Bend, Indiana. We also visit the VEX Robotics Tournament at Plymouth High School, and the Dekko Foundation in Kendallville, Indiana.
February 1st, 2017Airdate: 02/01/17 Episode #114
Schools across the country are celebrating National School Choice Week. We stopped by Xavier School of Excellence in South Bend, Indiana, and the University of Notre Dame to learn more about school choice and education policy. We also revisited ETHOS Science Center in Elkhart, Indiana, to check out programs offered to students.