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The Kathryn Zox Show

The Kathryn Zox Show

Wednesday at 7 AM Pacific

August 20th 2014:Learning from Students and Saving Schools

Kathryn interviews award-winning educator Kim Bearden, author of “Crash Course: The Life Lessons My Students Taught Me”. Bearden co-founded the Ron Clark Academy (RCA), an internationally-acclaimed middle school and educator training facility in Southeast Atlanta, which Oprah has called "The Best School in America." In "Crash Course" Bearden shares the tools she uses to connect with students in a way that motivates and inspires as she reflects on key moments in her personal and professional life. Kathryn also interviews retired Colonel Dr. Les Stein, author of “Education Disrupted: Strateg

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Kim Bearden

Kim Bearden is the Co-founder, Executive Director, and Language Arts at the Ron Clark Academy, a SACS/CASI accredited and highly-acclaimed nonprofit middle school that caters to underprivileged students in Southeast Atlanta. Bearden has received numerous awards for her creative and dynamic teaching style, including the Disney American Teacher Award for Outstanding Middle School Humanities Teacher, The Milken Family Foundation Award for Excellence in Education, and Teacher of the Year Award in Cobb County, GA. She is a member of the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2008, and received the Phoenix Award from Mayor Shirley Franklin for her dedication to the education. She is a former Finalist for Geo
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Dr. Les Stein

Dr. Les Stein joined Concordia University Online in April 2013. He began teaching at the college level after a 27-year career as a Marine Corps officer. His areas of expertise and interest include educational leadership, history of American education, education law, organizational development, and human resource management. At Concordia, Dr. Stein teaches EDGR, Community of Learners, which focuses on how educators work with students who have different learning styles and cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. He is also is an adjunct professor at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he teaches educational history and leadership classes in the traditional classroom. Dr. S
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1444/the-kathryn-zox-show 22/11/2017 07:00 22/11/2017 08:00 The Kathryn Zox Show https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1444/the-kathryn-zox-show Kathryn interviews award-winning educator Kim Bearden, author of “Crash Course: The Life Lessons My Students Taught Me”. Bearden co-founded the Ron Clark Academy (RCA), an internationally-acclaimed middle school and educator training facility in Southeast Atlanta, which Oprah has called "The Best School in America." In "Crash Course" Bearden shares the tools she uses to connect with students in a way that motivates and inspires as she reflects on key moments in her personal and professional life. Kathryn also interviews retired Colonel Dr. Les Stein, author of “Education Disrupted: Strategies for Saving Our Failing Schools”. Failing schools have become the latest academic cottage industry, and they serve as lightning rods for the controversy that continues to surround the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Dr. Stein's new book is a hands-on practical guide for instructional and institutional leaders on how to make a "real" difference in the success of our nation's schools. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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