Education http://wcbe.org en Math Class Made Delicious: Learn About Cones Through Scones http://wcbe.org/post/math-class-made-delicious-learn-about-cones-through-scones Cooks use math to make beautiful food all the time: Slicing eight perfect pieces of pie or doubling a recipe requires basic knowledge of fractions, for example.<p>But how many cooks think about using beautiful food to illustrate the math itself?<p>Lenore M. Edman and Windell H. Oskay of the blog <a href="http://www.evilmadscientist.com/about/">Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories</a> do. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 15:42:00 +0000 editor 38914 at http://wcbe.org Math Class Made Delicious: Learn About Cones Through Scones SB 5 encouraged teachers to run statewide http://wcbe.org/post/sb-5-encouraged-teachers-run-statewide <P>This time last year, Ohio airwaves were flooded with political ads urging people to vote for or against Senate Bill 5. That was the state law that would have curbed public employees ability to collectively bargain, and it lost -- big. After that election many teachers decided they want to become a more direct part of the legislative process. And StateImpact Ohio’s Ida Lieszkovszky&nbsp;reports they’re now hoping to switch their classrooms for the Statehouse. Thu, 25 Oct 2012 00:43:10 +0000 Ohio Public Radio & Ida Lieszkovszky 24788 at http://wcbe.org House approves education changes with 'Cleveland Plan' http://wcbe.org/post/house-approves-education-changes-cleveland-plan <p>The&nbsp;Ohio House&nbsp;has approved an education plan for the City of Cleveland giving Mayor Frank Jackson&nbsp;more power&nbsp;over the school&nbsp;district. It&nbsp;also makes&nbsp;major changes&nbsp;for teacher layoffs&nbsp;and recalls by&nbsp;using an evaluation process&nbsp;instead of strict seniority.&nbsp;State representatives are weighing in. Wed, 13 Jun 2012 19:59:41 +0000 Mike Foley 17149 at http://wcbe.org