November 2010 Archives
Not providing data-driven, evidence-based, and differentiated instruction to children with disabilities may leave these students behind when it comes to reading skills. This is particularly true for those students with cognitive deficits. Eastern's reading expert, Dr. Maureen Ruby, supported special education teachers in the Putnam, CT school system to successfully design and deliver reading instruction for some very special students. This segment was produced by Denise Matthews.
"The Understory" was filmed by Eastern Communication majors during a visit to the Los Tuxtlas Biology Station in Veracruz, Mexico, that was led by Professor Jaime Gomez in May 2007. The film chronicles deforestation and the ecological situation and consequences of the timber industry in a tropical rainforest in Mexico.
"China: Memoirs of our Future" Discover a fresh perspective on an ancient country from twenty-two Eastern Connecticut State University students. Through fascinating images, diary entries and interviews, they share insights that see beyond differences between American and Chinese students and uncover the urgent, global challenge that their generation must face and solve together.