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A collection of interesting stories about the students and staff from Lincoln Public Schools.
||Clean‘We the People’ event reveals glimpses of student constitutional conversations||If you want to feel better about future discourse regarding constitutional and governmental issues, check out We The People. Students from five high schools in Lincoln Public Schools competed in the half-day challenge. We have sound from the actual compe||1/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe work before and after the MLK Youth Rally||What does it take to be ready for the rally, march, speeches and performances for the 2017 MLK Jr. Youth Rally? And what do students want to happen after the event? Two students with insight to both topics in preparation for the MLK Youth Rally, set for||1/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoing ‘backstage’ to learn costume, dancing and music||We’re backstage this week. As part of an annual LPS event, a different elementary school goes backstage with the ballet right inside their own school. The Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company teaches students about the intricacies that you will learn abo||12/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrom teacher to superintendent, with Steve Joel (Part 2)||In the second part of a two-part series with Supt. Steve Joel, we learn more about his leadership strategy, planning for the future of LPS, hiring great talent, and what he has learned from his grandchildren. #51||12/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrom teacher to superintendent with Steve Joel (part 1)||To kick-off season #2 of the LPS Podcast, Supt. Steve Joel joins us for a two-part series. In this episode, we talk technology, physical activity, mental health, snow days and much more. #50||12/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrip abroad allows board members to add perspective||Board of Education members Don Mayhew and Connie Duncan report from China while on a trip to learn about education similarities and differences between the United States and China. Listen in to learn more about their experiences and insight. #49||12/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA student honors her own teachers with nomination and honor||Sometimes an educator doesn’t know the full impact they had on a student. Recent graduate Ashley Pales made sure a teacher and counselor at Lincoln Southwest High School were well aware of their impact on her success by nominating them for a Yale E||11/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStudents trade the school bell for the opening bell||There’s a bell to start and finish, and there’s a lot of high-energy learning happening. But it’s not a classroom this time; it’s the Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge. Hear from a teacher and two students describing the e||11/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen chaos in the classroom is by design||Take a glance at a Sarah Gergen classroom at Irving Middle School and you’ll notice students working to understand learning objectives in any number of ways. And that’s exactly what Gergen hopes for. This week we explore the teaching style of||11/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe before and after of a student’s college campus visit||A grant, a campus, a bus ride and a team of students and counselors from Lincoln Southeast High School. And of course, the campus visit to the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. We talk with a high school counselor and three students before and afte||10/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|