Education http://wuwm.com en Honey vs. Vinegar: Resolving Conflict by Showing Respect and Respecting Dignity http://wuwm.com/post/honey-vs-vinegar-resolving-conflict-showing-respect-and-respecting-dignity <p></p><p></p><p>We all have examples of when conflict resolution goes wrong, we yell at the customer service representative at the credit card company, or the cashier snaps at you for bringing 12 items into the "10 items or fewer" checkout lane.</p><p>But we know, or we should know, that unpleasant conflict can be handled more adeptly. &nbsp;A former Milwaukee radio host is adapting a conflict resolution model for law enforcement to help people in other fields better manage these situations.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:44:13 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Bonnie North 34661 at http://wuwm.com Honey vs. Vinegar: Resolving Conflict by Showing Respect and Respecting Dignity UWM Professor: Report Naming Wisconsin Worst for Black Kids Should Be 'Wake-Up Call' http://wuwm.com/post/uwm-professor-report-naming-wisconsin-worst-black-kids-should-be-wake-call <p></p><p></p><p>A recent report named Wisconsin as the worst state for the welfare of black children. Thu, 15 May 2014 19:20:00 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & David Pate 31515 at http://wuwm.com UWM Professor: Report Naming Wisconsin Worst for Black Kids Should Be 'Wake-Up Call' Parents Behind Bars Help Fund Scholarships for Inmates' Kids http://wuwm.com/post/parents-behind-bars-help-fund-scholarships-inmates-kids <p></p><p>In the United States, some two million children are believed to have one or both parents behind bars. Mon, 12 May 2014 17:28:51 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Mitch Teich 31244 at http://wuwm.com Parents Behind Bars Help Fund Scholarships for Inmates' Kids What Do Milwaukee Public Schools Need in a New Superintendent? http://wuwm.com/post/what-do-milwaukee-public-schools-need-new-superintendent <p>The time of transition continues in Milwaukee Public Schools.&nbsp; The state’s largest school district is looking for a new superintendent after the announcement earlier this year that <a href="http://wuwm.com/post/analyst-frustration-may-have-led-superintendent-gregory-thornton-leave-mps" target="_blank">Gregory Thornton is leaving</a> to run the public school system in Baltimore. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:46:00 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 28378 at http://wuwm.com What Do Milwaukee Public Schools Need in a New Superintendent? Analyst: 'Frustration' May Have Led Superintendent Gregory Thornton to Leave MPS http://wuwm.com/post/analyst-frustration-may-have-led-superintendent-gregory-thornton-leave-mps <p></p><p>As the Milwaukee school board prepares to name an interim superintendent, one education analyst says outgoing Milwaukee Public School head Gregory Thornton took a new gig out of frustration. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:17:27 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Mitch Teich 25112 at http://wuwm.com Analyst: 'Frustration' May Have Led Superintendent Gregory Thornton to Leave MPS Debate Reignites as Concerns Linger over Common Core Standards in Schools http://wuwm.com/post/debate-reignites-concerns-linger-over-common-core-standards-schools <p></p><p>Though Wisconsin adopted the <a href="http://commoncore.dpi.wi.gov/" target="_blank">Common Core Standards</a> three years ago, recent debate has reignited the discussion over&nbsp; how to measure academic standards, school accountability, charter schools, and even real estate. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 22:42:00 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 24187 at http://wuwm.com Debate Reignites as Concerns Linger over Common Core Standards in Schools Former Nigerian President Visits UWM to Build Educational Partnership http://wuwm.com/post/former-nigerian-president-visits-uwm-build-educational-partnership <p>Former President of Nigeria Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was in Milwaukee this week, his second visit in an effort to forge a collaborative educational effort with UW-Milwaukee. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:40:08 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Mitch Teich 20576 at http://wuwm.com Former Nigerian President Visits UWM to Build Educational Partnership 'Dairy Queen' Author Brings Back Wisconsin-Based Characters http://wuwm.com/post/dairy-queen-author-brings-back-wisconsin-based-characters <p><a href="http://catherinemurdock.com" target="_blank">Catherine Murdock’s</a> Wisconsin-based series of middle grade novels was supposed to be done by now.&nbsp; But after the Dairy Queen trilogy concluded, Murdock couldn’t let the characters go. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 22:08:12 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 18497 at http://wuwm.com 'Dairy Queen' Author Brings Back Wisconsin-Based Characters Award-Winning Educator Shares Secrets to Successful Teaching (Including Hugs) http://wuwm.com/post/award-winning-educator-shares-secrets-successful-teaching-including-hugs <p></p><p>An award-winning young educator and her principal share their ideas on what makes an effective teacher.</p><p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 17:38:22 +0000 Mitch Teich & Eleanor Peterson 16936 at http://wuwm.com Award-Winning Educator Shares Secrets to Successful Teaching (Including Hugs) Open Online Courses Bring 'Elite' Education to Everyone http://wuwm.com/post/open-online-courses-bring-elite-education-everyone <p></p><p>As distance learning is transforming education, another aspect to virtual education is also gaining a foothold, as big name universities extend their brand.&nbsp; Fri, 01 Nov 2013 18:57:26 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Mitch Teich 16841 at http://wuwm.com Open Online Courses Bring 'Elite' Education to Everyone