Tag Archives: education

Charlie Davis – Staying True to your mission

CHARLIE DAVIS: Thank you, Thomas. It’s great to be here. Thank you. THOMAS: I not going to take any more of your time. CHARLIE DAVIS: Thank you, Thomas. Yeah, I’m pushing you off. No introductions. First of all, it is great to be here. I don’t get out of the Y environment much, so I… Read More »

Turtle Creek Elementary – Community Service Projects

TEACHER: We put together a kindness unit. Part of the unit was doing a project where your kids would get involved in service work. So, we brainstormed as a class and I had each student vote on what they wanted to do. So we came up with three different projects. I had one group of… Read More »

Campus Conversations — Service in the Community

[ Background music ]>>Today it’s all about the community. You’ve heard us say it many times before your community’s college is Montgomery College. Coming up next on Campus Conversations we’ll talk about how Montgomery College programs, employees and students are serving your communities. [ Music ]>>Jason Rivera: Hi I’m Jason Rivera and this is Campus… Read More »

The pope and modern times — with Michael Novak (1995) | THINK TANK

Ben: Hello, I’m Ben Wattenberg, Pope John Paul II believes he is battling for the souls of America’s Catholics, can his austere moral vision triumph over America’s wide-open culture. Joining us to sort through the conflict and the consensus are Michael Novak of the American Enterprise Institute and winner of the 1994 Templeton prize in… Read More »

School choice: The real benefit | IN 60 SECONDS

If you need a hall pass, let me know now before we get started please. School choice is a hot-button issue, but I fear that much of the back-and-forth misses the real promise of school choice. The real promise of school choice is not the assurance that it will somehow magically raise reading and math… Read More »

Science Summer Program Exposes Kids to the Gross, Mushy and Slimy

– It was just like slimey. (chuckles) – It was really gross. (laughs) – It was kind of like mushy but hard at the same time. – It was kind of like playing, but more better. It’s like working. – If you feel the urge to say, “eww gross.” Correct yourself and say mmm interesting.… Read More »

HDS Convocation 2017: Spiritual Blackout, Imperial Meltdown, Prophetic Fightback

[MUSIC PLAYING] Please be seated everyone. [LAUGHTER] I’m getting slower. I like this new lectern. Good afternoon, everyone and welcome to Harvard Divinity School’s 202nd convocation. As dean of the Divinity School, I’m delighted to welcome all of you here today. Colleagues on the faculty of divinity, our colleagues from African and African-American studies, and… Read More »

The Big Questions – Immigration – Lynch School of Education

One of the distinctive features of the Lynch School of Education at Boston College is the emphasis on justice that, as a Jesuit University, we’ve always been concerned with trying to serve others: men and women in service of others is one of the mottos of the Jesuits and with immigration we pursue that emphasis… Read More »

The School: Southern Cross Catholic Vocational College’s Story

♪(Music Playing)♪ We won the School Pathways to VET Award in 2013 and 2015. The impact that it’s had upon the college community has been fantastic – staff, students, parents and carers, our business and industry partners. It’s been great external validation to have that recognition and affirmation. ♪(Music Playing)♪ We’re particularly pleased that having… Read More »