Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Rhode Island Classroom Airs on October 29, 2015

Rhode Island Classroom is a half-hour program focusing on the most interesting and innovative programs and people in our education system. Host Margie O'Brien introduces viewers to stand-out teachers who are inspiring our students, break-through courses offered in area schools and new, exciting programs that are motivating students to succeed. The next episode of Rhode Island Classroom airs Thursday, October 29 at 8 p.m. on WSBE Rhode Island PBS, with encore scheduled for Tuesday, November 3 at 9 p.m. on WSBE Learn.

One segments features Johnston teacher Debra Ramm, a leader in innovating technology in the classroom, and who is changing the way her students feel about school.

In another segment, Rhode Island Classroom profiles the 2016 National Principal of the Year, Alan Tenreiro, who just happens to be from Rhode Island.

Viewers will also get close-up look at Rhode Island’s new Education Commissioner, Dr. Ken Wagner, in an in-depth interview.

Finally, Rhode Island Classroom visits the pros-in-training who put on the morning news each and every morning at Barrington High School.

Rhode Island Classroom is produced by WSBE Rhode Island PBS and airs quarterly.

WSBE Rhode Island PBS transmits over the air on 36.1; Rhode Island cable: Cox cable 08/1008HD, Verizon FiOS 08/508HD, Full Channel 08; Massachusetts cable: Comcast 819HD (Comcast SD subscribers check local listings for channel), Verizon FiOS 18/518HD; satellite: Dish 36/7776, DirecTV 36.

WSBE Learn transmits over the air on 36.2; Rhode Island cable: Cox 808, Verizon 478, and Full Channel 109; Massachusetts cable: Comcast 294 or 312.

Teacher Deb Ramm
Principal Alan Tenreiro

Commissioner Ken Wagner
Updated Thursday, October 29, 2015 Episode #106