Dorotha Fenton named county pioneer educator
In its monthly luncheon meeting at Ada Elks Lodge Nov. 16, Pontotoc County Retired Educators Association presented the Pioneer Educators Award to Dorotha Fenton.
ECU scholarship established in memory of Jeremy Harrel
A scholarship in memory of Jeremy Harrel has been established for a Pauls Valley High School senior who plans to attend East Central University.
Greenstreet serves on two panels at national convention
East Central University Professor of Communication Studies Dr. Robert Greenstreet served on two panels at the annual National Communication Association Convention in Orlando, Fla.
Billie Fathree Floyd Scholarship established at East Central
The Billie Fathree Floyd Elementary Physical Education Scholarship, established by her family and close friends, will be awarded at East Central University for the first time in the spring of 2013.
Four PTC students attend conference
Kelsey Denio, Ty Barrett, Ruth Vines, and John Elliott, students of Pontotoc Technology Center, joined more than 300 students, advisers and guests for the seventh annual Oklahoma National Technical Honor Society State Leadership Conference Nov. 13 at Moore Norman Technology Center’s South Penn Campus.
Ada teachers receive training at workshop
Several Ada-area teachers attended a recent teacher training workshop hosted by the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board and walked about with hundreds of dollars in free classroom supplies.
Regulators, accreditors go after online colleges
The rising cost of college may change with the innovative use of new technologies, which show promise in offering high-quality instruction at a low cost. Unfortunately, government regulation and accrediting organizations may slow that progress.
Technology aids student learning
Just before the students in Trevor Robbins’ Advanced Placement U.S. history class started their assignments, the Ada High School teacher handed each student a tablet computer.
Ada hosts 8 French students
Florian Delicque thought he knew what an American high school would look like based on what he had seen in movies and television.
State releases A-F school report cards
The Oklahoma State Department of Education officially released A-F School Report Cards today, giving all schools in the state a grade of A, B, C, D or F – similar to grades given to students.
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