Education discussions often focus on how best to serve our students, but as the summer comes to an end we must turn our attention to the realities of our job. Many policies are implemented that are beyond our control and navigating the expectations of the many stakeholders in a student’s education can be exhausting. We’ll consider a number of examples of how external forces are shaping classrooms around the country.
We’ll then look at a piece of research that describes how athletic participation affects student athletes in and out of season.
- 1st Segment – 0:49 – Social Context for Education
- 2nd Segment – 32:50 – Affect of Athletics on Academics
- 3rd Segment – n/a
- New Florida law lets any resident challenge what’s taught in science classes
Kaplan, S. (2017, July 01). New Florida law lets any resident challenge what’s taught in science classes. Retrieved January 06, 2018, from https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/07/01/new-florida-law-lets-any-resident-challenge-whats-taught-in-science-classes/
- Do High School Athletes Get Better Grades During the Off-Season?
Schultz, K. (2017). Do High School Athletes Get Better Grades During the Off-Season?. Journal of Sports Economics, 18(2), 182-208.
We drink Black Jack Porter, an English style porter from Left Hand Brewing near Longmont, CO.