• March 1, 2021

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Israel Honors UTEP’s Singhal for role in PD Research

The State of Israel’s Ministry of Health and its National Center for Infection Control presented a Special Recognition Award to a research team that included The University of Texas at El Paso’s Arvind Singhal, Ph.D., the Samuel and Edna Holt Marston endowed professor of communication. The team was recognized for its “Developing Strategies Based on […]Read More

Op-Ed: Teacher Evaluations as a movie Review

What if teacher evaluations were written as Movie Reviews? Here is my ode to Roger Ebert, Education Evaluator… Corina Tipton – High School Biology 2019 ★★★ ½ Ninth Grade  – Release Date: 6-5-2019 I once had the pleasure of meeting and talking with Corina Tipton at NSTA several years before she became the Worchester High School […]Read More

Miners secure wins in both singles and doubles play on

SAN DIEGO – Thássane Abrahim, Erandi Martinez and Lina Sáchica all picked up wins in straight sets to lead the way for the UTEP tennis team on the opening day of action at the SDSU Fall Classic on Friday. Additionally Eve Daniels and Sáchica worked well together in a victory during doubles play. “We some good wins […]Read More

Students to take over Science Fair Blast Off at TecH2O

The TecH2O Learning Center is switching things up for El Paso Water’s Science Fair Blast Off on Saturday, September 14. This year, students from the Socorro and Ysleta school districts will take the spots behind the educational booths, presenting their own science projects at the free, public event. “We want to promote the brightest and […]Read More

Op-Ed: If Your Child Is Not Using Technology In School

Over the years, I have had my fair share of conversations with teachers and administrators that don’t want to incorporate technology into their lessons. They typically have excuses for ignoring edtech ranging from not having “enough time” to “it is a fad” to “the kids know more than I do.” Pretty much every excuse is […]Read More

Op-Ed: Ten years of School shootings in the United States:

William Penn High School Dunbar Vocational Career Academy Cahokia High School Zebulon Middle School Central High School Westover High School Chimborazo Elementary School Leestown Middle School Aplington-Parkersburg High School Mattituck High School Wilson High School Brockton High School Booker T. Washington High School Livingston High School Discovery Middle School Inskip Elementary School Deer Creek Middle […]Read More

Op-Ed: What Good Is Teaching Kids To Not Bully When

Send her back!” “Send her back!” chanted the crowd at the rally for the man that was sworn into office with a bible once held by the Great Emancipator. They chanted in unison as he smiled broadly after mocking a duly elected Unites States Representative and US citizen, Ilhan Omar (D-MN). He smiled. He basked […]Read More

Op-Ed: Kids Are Not Waiting For Us To Teach Them

Back in 2006, I was reintroduced to the concept that kids are not waiting around for the adults to teach them things that they want to learn. Back then there was a popular YouTube video of Jeong-Hyun Lim, a 23 year old South Korean, who taught himself to play Pachelbel’s “Canon in D” and posted […]Read More

Op-Ed: Go Karts and Ed Tech

When I was but a lad, there were several go kart tracks in Northeast El Paso. One was at a miniature golf course which had an orange dinosaur, and one was dedicated solely to go karts farther north on Dyer street. I remember, as a 9 or 10 year old, the thrill of riding these […]Read More