In our changing world, how can teachers be confident they are still teaching and reaching their students? Dr. Stefanie Livers, assistant professor of childhood education and family studies at Missouri State University, researches teacher preparation and professional development of those already in the field. Her goal: to improve access and equity for all students. Classrooms … [Read more...] about Preparing teachers for the new classroom
Not seeing eye to eye with someone? Need to find a solution without going to the courts? Dr. Stan Leasure, business law professor at Missouri State University, says alternative dispute methods might be your best bet. “If you’re going to build me a house, we might realize that house-building is something that involves a lot of money and it’s complicated,” Leasure said. “You … [Read more...] about Power of arbitration
Spreading across roughly 40,000-45,000 square miles, the Ozarks covers much of the southern half of Missouri and a large part of northern Arkansas. It also extends into northeast Oklahoma and southeast Kansas. There are many stereotypes about the Ozarks and Ozarkers. They range from frontiersmen to hillbillies and moonshiners. With his research on Ozarks history, Dr. Brooks … [Read more...] about How was life in the Ozarks during the Civil War?
The holidays present us with an abundance of food, so it’s easy to overeat. To avoid eating too much and packing on extra pounds, it’s helpful to make a plan and stick with it. Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, offers tips and advice about eating healthy this holiday season. Be mindful of what … [Read more...] about Practice healthy holiday eating
The holiday season is here. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are expected to spend about $1,048 on average during the 2019 holiday season. This is a 4% increase from last year. For many, with that spending comes stress and anxiety about how to pay for the gifts, travel and other expenses during the holidays. Dr. James Philpot is a certified financial … [Read more...] about Don’t overspend this holiday season