Schwerner, a white New Yorker, moved to Mississippi in early 1964 to work on black voter registration and other projects. Chaney was a black Mississippian who befriended him. Andrew Goodman, another white New Yorker, underwent civil rights training in Ohio and arrived in Mississippi a day before he, Schwerner and Chaney were killed.
Smartphone exchanges, social media, messaging apps and websites rendered students and their teachers at once disconnected and connected in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.Now, as the hardest hit schools reopen, advocates of technology that has been growing ever more present in American classrooms say it will only become more important in aiding students scattered by the storms. This recovery, administrators say, has potential to demonstrate how much instruction can carry on outside school walls amid future natural disasters and other disruptions.it was wonderful, said Gay Foust, who said emailed and texted materials from Houston teacher Kristen McClintock helped Foust daughter, who has autism, cope with the disruption of having to stay at a friend home when their house flooded during Harvey.not in Miss McClintock classroom, we not in school, and yet she was able to reach out and check on all of her students and offer any kind of help, assistance, Gay Foust said.Florida Orange County Public Schools distributed about 75,000 laptops to middle and high school students and teachers earlier this year. The idea even in fair weather is to personalize learning and boost engagement and achievement by providing students with unlimited access to their textbooks and other materials, schedules and assignments.As schools prepared to reopen after Hurricane Irma, district officials were eager to assess how the devices fared in the students care after advising them through social media to charge and then unplug them and seal them in plastic bags.
KNOXVILLE The Knoxville Museum of Art and the Knox County Public Defender’s Community Law Office (CLO) present the CLO Arts Academy for Kids art exhibition in the museum’s Education Gallery. The exhibition will be on display throughout the month of February 2015. These young artists, working with art instructor Heather Hartman, have created artworks using several different techniques, themes, and media..
One lady had a close call with death after her home was damaged in last night’s storms. Wtva’s wayne hereford joins us live in louisville with more. Thank you i’m standing here on brooksville road east of downtown louisville where are the addams family were asleep around 2:30 this morning and more awakened by a storm.