Articles written by Frances Bradburn
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Everyday Education: Here's How TCS Students Are Learning
As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Governor Roy Cooper closed all North Carolina public schools with an executive order on March 14. Some schools closed for two weeks,... — Updated 5/4/2020
Student DJs Made BHS Prom Spectacular
They're all so beautiful, so handsome - the young women in gowns that allow them to look like the princesses they once read about in fairy tales, the young men sporting jackets and... — Updated 5/13/2019
Learning Math, Life Lessons In A Fun Manner
(Editor’s Note: The Transylvania Times is featuring a short series about the competitive grants that the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) awards Transylvania County Schools’ teachers each year. This... — Updated 5/1/2019
Everyday Education: 'Promise' Fulfilled For Students, Community
Lunch at Rosman High School has just finished and students are milling around the fabrication classroom. One young woman is asking a friend about the position of the antlers on a... — Updated 3/18/2019
Everyday Education: CTE Class Routs Students To Their Futures
The eighth graders filed into Justin Ausburn's Career and Technical Education (CTE) class excited but well-behaved. They were working on several projects together and seemed eager... — Updated 12/10/2018
Everyday Education: TCS To Host Step It Up Digital Learning Showcase
On June 13, 250 teachers from across western North Carolina will gather for the TCS Step It Up Digital Learning Showcase at Brevard High School. They will spend a summer day... — Updated 4/30/2018
Everyday Education: What? Computers In Elementary Schools?
The third grade student in Tammy Buckner's Rosman Elementary School classroom is proud as punch. Her job this week is technology. She is unplugging the Chromebooks from the... — Updated 9/4/2017
Everyday Education: RMS Students Breakout! For Learning - Rosman, NC
The eighth graders entering Rosman Middle School science teacher Kristy Ontko's classroom are excited. Today is a breakout day. Today they will divide into groups, solve a series of... — Updated 5/15/2017
Everyday Education: BMS Juice Squad Rocks!
(Editor's Note: The Transylvania Times is featuring a short series about the competitive grants that the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) awards... — Updated 4/19/2017
Scientists And Teachers Make TIME Possible!
Most of us in Transylvania County recognize Brevard High School's TIME program, a scientific research program that encourages 9-12th graders from the Transylvania County School... — Updated 3/13/2017
Everyday Education - Can It Be Learning If It's Fun (And Delicious)?
Perhaps you were fortunate enough to see the various stories and photos, or even visit Pisgah Forest Elementary School before Christmas, during their gingerbread Community of Brevar... — Updated 1/9/2017
T.C. Henderson: Science And Tech Magnet School
There's a new school here in Transylvania County. Actually, T.C. Henderson Elementary has been around since the 1950s, but this year they are a theme-based magnet school, T. C.... — Updated 10/31/2016
The Invisible Hand Of Technology In Schools
By now, most of us know that the Transylvania County School System is known for its robust, efficient 1:1 teaching and learning environment. One-to-one means that every student and... — Updated 9/5/2016
It's A Battery-Powered Buggy Challenge!
(Editor's Note: The Transylvania Times is featuring a short series about the competitive grants that the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) awards Transylvan... — Updated 4/27/2016
Three Grants = One 6-Week Unit Reaching 240 Students – Brevard NC
(Editor's Note: The Transylvania Times is featuring a short series about the competitive grants that the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) awards Transylvan... — Updated 4/13/2016
Planting A Seed Is Just The Beginning
(Editor's Note: The Transylvania Times is featuring a short series about the competitive grants that the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) awards... — Updated 4/4/2016
Where In The World Is Rosman, North Carolina? – Rosman NC
(Editor's Note: The Transylvania Times is featuring a short series about the competitive grants that the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) awards... — Updated 3/28/2016
Everyday Education - Transylvania Is Being Invaded By Robots!
Transylvania County Schools is being invaded by robots—robotics, that is. Across the county, middle school students are learning to build, problem-solve, explore, and collaborate as they compete in robotics competitions both... — Updated 2/29/2016
Hour Of Code Brings Programming To Classroom
You probably saw the wonderful photo story of Pisgah Forest Elementary students spelling out "PFE Codes" on the recreation department parking lot in the Dec. 7 issue of The... — Updated 12/28/2015
A SMART Use Of Modern Technology!
Technology in schools isn't always about computers. It can encompass all kinds of devices: telephones, Kindles or Nooks, GPSs, calculators, even sewing machines. Interactive... — Updated 11/2/2015
BHS Students Are Designing Their Futures
It's been said that life imitates art; in Katrina Ronneburger's Graphics Arts classroom, however, art imitates life. Ronneburger's Brevard High School classroom has the feel of a... — Updated 6/8/2015
Technology Is Changing How We Teach
In my last column, I reported some of the conversations I had with Brevard and Rosman Middle School students at the end of the Golden LEAF Foundation's 1:1 Teaching and Learning... — Updated 5/26/2014
What Students Say About Using Technology
On March 5 and 6, I had the privilege of talking to both students and the adults who teach them at Brevard and Rosman middle schools. The county's Golden LEAF Foundation 1:1... — Updated 3/24/2014
Merrill's Career Paralleled Technology's Rise
Retirements are always bittersweet, but occasionally a few take on greater significance. Such is the case when Donys Kaye Merrill retires from the Transyl-vania County Schools... — Updated 1/20/2014