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Taking learning beyond the classroom…

“Education Today” is a partnership between WWJ Newsradio 950 and Oakland Community College to benefit the community. This feature informs and offers valuable direction to help students and future student from all walks of life build a better tomorrow for themselves and their families through education.

Hosted by WWJ’s  Laura Bonnell, Education Today reports air each week day on WWJ. For more visit Oakland Community College.

Backyard Moments Provide Learning Opportunities

Engaging in these nature-inspired activities just may unearth the family “green” thumb or even spark an interest that could lead to a your child’s future career.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012


What Birds Can Teach Kids

Some benefits of studying birds include teaching kids about diversity and geography, and it can improve their secondary skills like listening, too.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012

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Recognizing American Library Week

The first free lending libraries date back to the 1600s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012

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Mealtime Learning

Playing games a few times a week at mealtime keeps learning fun and not forced.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012

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100th Anniversary Of The Great Titanic Sinking

It’s considered one of the deadliest maritime disasters in history, killing more than 1,500 people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012


Detroit Salt Mines

Today, the mine mostly supplies businesses with rock salt for use in products that melt ice.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

The Importance of Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences can play a very important role in a student’s development and academic success.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012


The Legendary Amelia Earhart

She was the first person to fly solo over the Pacific from Honolulu to Oakland, California and the first to fly alone from Mexico City to Newark, New Jersey.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012


The “Maker” Movement

“Makers” use technology such as 3D printers and easy-to-use programming tools to create devices that send Twitter messages when a plant needs to be watered, or a harp made of lasers or even 3D-printed playable electric guitars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

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How To Grow A Greener Home

On this first day of spring, consider some greener landscape alternatives this growing season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012


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