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Агора, випуск 11: Наука без кордонів

11 число часопису Агора «Наука без кордонів», присвячене п’ятнадцятій річниці діяльності Інституту Кеннана в Україні. У своїх статтях випускники програм Інституту – учасники конференції, що відбуватиметься у вересні в Одесі, досліджують проблеми і перспективи наукового обміну, особливості трансформацій суспільного буття в Україні, їх взаємозв’язок зі світовими процесами, а також вплив США на сучасний розвиток України.

Partnering Scientists and Teachers: Priming the STEM Pipeline

Something powerful happens when teachers and students work side-by-side with scientists and engineers.  They come to understand the practice of science and engineering, while scientists and engineers learn to communicate their work in a way that makes sense to the public.  These types of partnerships are being recommended by a series of recent legislative initiatives and STEM organizations.  Our panel will discuss first-hand experience with teacher-scientist partnerships and how they can strengthen K-12 STEM education.

America’s Educational Challenge: Creating the Next Generation of Technology Leaders (Offsite:Austin, TX)

THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD AT THE ETTER-HARBIN ALUMNI CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-AUSTIN

 

The Quarterly Report: Big Questions for America’s Schools

This week on an encore broadcast of dialogue we’re joined by the Wilson Quarterly’s editor Steve Lagerfeld, for an exploration of challenges facing America’s schools. Two contributors to the current issue, Peter Cookson and Thomas Toch, join the discussion as well.

Changing Chinese Views of American Society

The United States and China figure centrally in each other’s international relations, economic policy, and commercial life. Many Chinese now travel to the US for business, tourism, or education, while others study American history and culture in their schools and universities or form their views of the US through the media and popular culture. In this forum, experts from one of China's most prestigious research institutes, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, will discuss Chinese views of American society, politics, and culture today.

Education Reform: A View From the Trenches

This week on dialogue with a focus on education reform from the perspective of the classroom teacher. Host John Milewski is joined by Paul LaRue, Hugh Osborn, and Gary Rubinstein. Paul LaRue is a history teacher at Washington High School in Washington Court House, Ohio. Paul and his students have received national attention for their work researching civil war topics such as the Underground Railroad. Hugh Osborn is senior director at 21st Century Solutions.

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