Broadcast Bits

Broadcast Bits
11:26 am
Wed July 23, 2014

State of the Re:Union - Comics - With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

http://stateofthereunion.com/

Stories of real-life battles between good and evil in the world of comic books...including creators, whistleblowers, and the folks who bring comic books to life...plus people who fight for justice in their own cities.

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Broadcast Bits
12:00 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

Intelligence Squared - Does Affirmative Action on College Campuses Do More Harm Than Good?

Illustration by Thomas James Intelligence Squared

Affirmative action in college admissions is meant to foster diversity, and provide equal educational opportunities. But critics claim it doesn't end up helping with either goal. Is it time to overhaul the way colleges think about affirmative action?

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Teacher Talk
12:00 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Teacher Talk, June 17th, 2014: Sue Misiak's Final Show

Since Sue Misiak is retiring as host of Teacher Talk, CEA President Rhonda Johnson turns the table and hosts this program with Sue as guest. They will discuss Sue's teaching career, her position as host of Teacher Talk since 1987, most memorable guests, and her future plans. 

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Teacher Talk
12:00 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Teacher Talk, June 3rd, 2014: Dr. Dan Good - State of the Schools

Recently new CEA officers Tracey Johnson and Phil Hayes appeared on this program to discuss some of the big issues currently facing the district. On this edition of Teacher Talk, Superintendent Dr. Dan Good joins host Sue Misiak to give his viewpoints on similar topics, such as school closings, the 3rd Grade Reading Guarantee, and a future levy. He'll also weigh in on the choice of CEA President Rhonda Johnson being selected as Education Director by Mayor Michael Coleman.

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Teacher Talk
7:20 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Teacher Talk, May 20th, 2014: New CEA Officers

On this edition of Teacher Talk, host Sue Misiak welcomes the newly-elected team of Tracey Johnson and Phil Hayes to their first Teacher Talk interview as President and vice-president of the CEA. We will learn more about them, their leadership styles, and the issues they plan to tackle as Rhonda Johnson retires and Tracey and Phil take office.

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Teacher Talk
7:17 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Teacher Talk, May 6th, 2014: Rhonda Johnson, CEA

CEA President Rhonda Johnson joins host Sue Misiak on Teacher Talk. She is retiring at the end of this school year and will then become Mayor Michael Coleman's Education Director. In her last appearance on Teacher Talk as CEA President, we're going to look at Rhonda's career as an education advocate and as a cheerleader for all those teachers who are dedicated to helping children.  

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Teacher Talk
7:11 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Teacher Talk, April 15, 2014: Mark Real, KidsOhio.org

On this edition of Teacher Talk, host Sue Misiak speaks with Mark Real, President of KidsOhio.org. an online resource center for policy makers, educators, parents and community groups interested in improving education in Ohio. They'll discuss the defeat of the levy and what that means to the Columbus City School District, the role of charter schools and their impact, and  Mayor Coleman’s appointment of Rhonda Johnson as Education Czar.  

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Broadcast Bits
5:20 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Memorial Day Radio Specials on WCBE FM

Tune in to 90.5FM this Monday, starting at 9am, for a variety of radio specials, including a Memorial Day documentary about the General Nelson M. Walker troopship, and music documentaries about The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and Michael Jackson!

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WCBE Event
10:24 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Cancelled - WCBE's Beer, Bands & Barbeque at The Easton "World of Beer"

This event has been cancelled .

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Teacher Talk
10:04 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Teacher Talk, April 1st, 2014: Columbus Arts and Local Teachers

On this broadcast we’re going to learn about Triad 21. Through this program, COSI, The Columbus Museum of Art, and The Ohio Historical Society are providing professional development to help local teachers impact students’ 21st century learning.

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Teacher Talk
9:54 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Teacher Talk, March 18th, 2014: City Year at Linden McKinley STEM Academy

On our last program, we learned about City Year which strives to change attitudes and help those students who may be at-risk for dropping out of school. We're going to continue the conversation as we look specifically at the City Year program at Linden McKinley STEM Academy and talk with a corps member and a student. 

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Teacher Talk
9:36 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Teacher Talk, March 4th, 2014: City Year

The slogan for City Year is - Give a Year, Change the World. That's a pretty ambitious goal and Executive Director of City Year, Todd Tuney, will explain how they intend to achieve it - right here in the Columbus City School. 

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Webstream Outage
3:47 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Website Technical Issues

WCBE's website is currently experiencing technical difficulties  due to server connectivity issues with NPR Digital Services.  Listeners may also experience technical difficulties with our website, including accessing our webstream, playlists, and events page. NPR Digital Services' development team is currently investigating and working to resolve this issue as soon as possible. We will provide an update as soon as our webstream service is restored.

Teacher Talk
12:00 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Teacher Talk, February 18th, 2014: Interview with Tyler Steele (U.S. Green Bldg Council)

On today's program, we consider the impact of sustainable, green buildings and how they influence teaching and learning. The guest today are Tyler Steel, President of the U.S. Green Building Council, Center Ohio Chapter. 

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Teacher Talk
12:00 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Teacher Talk, February 4, 2014: Interview with Cindy Wright and Teachers (iPad Project)

In the 21st century classroom, learning and technology go hand in hand. On this program, host Sue Misiak talks with Cindy Wright and 2 other Columbus City School teachers about an iPad project that is changing the way teachers teach and the way students learn. 

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Website Alert
7:36 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

wcbe.org Experiencing Technical Difficulties

At approximately 6:04PM, wcbe.org went down. NPR Digital Services is still working to resolve  intermittent connectivity issues on our website. While it is now live and operational, it is running a bit slower than usual. You may experience brief periods where the website is down. ​ Our webstream is unaffected.

Teacher Talk
1:09 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Teacher Talk, January 21, 2014: Steve Shapiro and students

Host Sue Misiak speaks with the Program Director of Mosaic, Steve Shapiro and two of his students. We discuss Mosaic, a unique program which provides a humanities-based education experience beyond the classes at their home school. It is sponsored by the Education Council. 

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Teacher Talk
12:00 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Teacher Talk, January 7, 2014: John Farley

Host Sue Misiak talks to John Farley, CEO of the Educational Council. In this interview we'll learn about the Council's efforts to prepare all students in Franklin County for success in college, careers and life through interdistrict programs and services.

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Holiday Programming 2013
3:44 pm
Tue December 31, 2013

New Year's Programming on WCBE!

Adam Prince Flickr

The staff here at WCBE wishes our listeners a very safe and happy New Year! Tune in to 90.5 FM to celebrate and hear great music programs!

Starting December 31st, New Year's Eve 

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Holiday Programming 2013
12:52 am
Tue December 24, 2013

From WCBE to You - A Day of Holiday Specials!

Here's what's coming up on WCBE from 9am to 3pm on Christmas Day! Have a safe and happy holiday!

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