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Dialogues 20-10 Oberlin College Maximizes Online Learning

March 27th, 2020 No Comments

Educating during the Coronavirus Pandemic How does educating students continue during the closing of schools and institutions during the crisis?  The President of Oberlin College, Carmen Twillie Ambar, offers insights into how the College is able to continue its classes and instructions.  As a mother of 11-year old triplets, she also offers some suggestions to […]

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Dialogues 20-09 Outreach Programs for High Schoolers at LCCC

March 3rd, 2020 Comments Off on Dialogues 20-09 Outreach Programs for High Schoolers at LCCC

EDUCATIONAL JUMP STARTS AT LCCC On this Dialogues program, Cindy Kushner, the Director of Marketing & Outreach Initiatives at Lorain County Community College, describes several educational programs at the school that are proving to be very successful as high school students advance their academic or technical educations. The programs have progressed to the extent that […]

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Dialogues 20-08 Virtual Reality Comes to Elyria Public Library

March 3rd, 2020 Comments Off on Dialogues 20-08 Virtual Reality Comes to Elyria Public Library

EXPLORING A TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY LIBRARY Interested in discovering the virtual world?  You can do so by using the new “Oculus Quest” virtual reality headsets being offered by the Elyria Public Library.  The VR headsets are offered to senior citizens and all demographic groups who might not otherwise have the opportunity to use these new devices […]

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Dialogues 20-07 Student Activity Limitation Legislation

March 3rd, 2020 Comments Off on Dialogues 20-07 Student Activity Limitation Legislation

COMBATTING “THE ONE-SPORT RULE” Is limiting a student-athlete to participating in only one high school sport a good thing?  Amherst State Representative Joe Miller doesn’t think so, and he has introduced a bill in the Ohio legislature which would stop coaches from implementing  what has been termed “the one sport rule.”  In this Dialogues interview, […]

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Dialogues 20-06 Mental Health Issues for Teens

March 3rd, 2020 Comments Off on Dialogues 20-06 Mental Health Issues for Teens

HELP FOR TROUBLED TEENS Teenagers are facing mental health challenges like never before.  Our social media culture often makes it difficult for even the healthiest teen to excel in and out of the classroom.  Cyberbullying, drug addiction, even suicide, has become prevalent in school districts across Lorain County.   On this Dialogues program, Interim Executive […]

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Dialogues 20-04 Toni Morrison Tributes in home town Lorain, Ohio

February 12th, 2020 No Comments

MORRISON HONORED ON “HER DAY” AND BEYOND Toni Morrison is considered one of America’s literary giants of the past 50 years. The Nobel, Pulitzer, and Presidential Medal of Honor recipient was a Lorain native and graduate of Lorain High School. Morrison died last August and is being honored with a special day of remembrance in […]

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Dialogues 20-03 An Update on Local Philanthropy

February 12th, 2020 No Comments

From the Community Foundation of Lorain County (CFLC) In this “Dialogues” presentation, the foundation’s Executive Director, Cindy Andrews, offers valuable insights concerning the organization’s efforts to enhance educational opportunities in Lorain County. She also updates the progress being made in the “Building Extraordinary Communities in Lorain County” program, an initiative focused on job creation, training, […]

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Dialogues 20-01 Nordson Tech Time Challenge

February 12th, 2020 No Comments

INNOVATIVE WAYS TO INSPIRE LEARNING With the support of the Nordson Corporation—“The Nordson Tech Time Challenge” is returning to Lorain County for another year. In this latest update —host Jami Kinton explains how  entertainment and education merge to attract middle school students to the areas of science, technology, the arts, and math.  The interactive games […]

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Dialogues 20-02 “Looking Back at Elyria”

February 12th, 2020 No Comments

ELYRIA IN MID-20TH CENTURY IS EXPLORED IN BOOK “Looking Back at Elyria—A Midwest City at Midcentury.” On this Dialogues program author and Elyria native Marci Rich. She talks about this memoir which reflects on growing-up in a time when America was on the verge of losing its innocence.  She reflects on how the life and […]

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Dialogues 20-05 Educational Service Center

February 12th, 2020 No Comments

CHALLENGES OF COLLEGE AND CAREER…AND HELP It’s becoming a more frequently asked question by high school students.  How does one deal with the prospect of attending college and running up huge financial debt?  At the same time, how can a student to determine a career where he or she would be happy spending a lifetime.?  […]

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