First for November 17, 2017

Lyrical Math
How do you grab a student’s attention in the classroom, especially when it comes to learning math? We introduce you to a Wilmington teacher who has brought ‘lyrical math’ into her classroom.

Early Learning Cuts
Childcare is a business with low profit margins. Delaware helps with a program that rewards centers who produce higher quality results. But the state has frozen payments to providers and some say the move undercuts their incentive to improve.

First Person: A New Approach to Education
Colonial School District has created unique themes for each of it three middle schools. Here to discuss this approach to education and other issues in Delaware’s sixth largest district is Colonial Superintendent Dusty Blakey.

First Experience: Teacher of the Year
Delaware’s 2018 Teacher of the Year uses her captivating spunk to keep her students interested. Our First Experience keeps the learning theme going with a trip inside the classroom of Virginia Forcucci from Sussex Tech in Georgetown, Delaware.

For Love of Chocolate
What do you get when you take a registered nurse and a biochemist, and move them to the artsy neighborhood of Arden? Chocolate…of course! A few years ago when Mhairi and Stuart Craig moved to the community, they decided to combine their keen interest in the relationship between health and diet, with the desire to create handcrafted, bean to bar chocolate. The question was how to do it with as few ingredients, and as little processing as possible.

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