The Art of Storytelling and How You Can Encourage Creativity in Your Kids

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This week on the Get Ready To Learn radio show, join host Cindy Putman as she discusses the art of storytelling with motivational speaker Steve Donahue. Donahue was the guest speaker at WCTE’s 2017 Annual Dinner and he was kind enough to sit down with us to share his ideas about storytelling on the radio.

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Spotlight on Roadtrip Nation with Dr. Hannah Rawiszer

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Check out this week’s WCTE Get Ready To Learn radio show as Host and Ready To Learn project manager Cynthia Putman is joined by Dr. Hannah Rawiszer, Director of Education and Community Engagement at WCTE.

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How Second Hand Smoke Impacts a Child’s Health for a Lifetime

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Join us for this edition of the WCTE Get Ready To Learn radio show as host Cindy Putman is joined by special co-host Randy Todd, Tobacco Cessation Facilitator who is Tobacco Free/ALA Certified. They discuss the long term impact that second hand smoke has on a child’s health.

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WCTE on the Radio - Dr. Brian O'Connor

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On this edition of WCTE on the Radio, Hannah Rawiszer and special guest Dr. Brian O'Connor discuss the 31st Annual WCTE Academic Bowl and O'Connor's experience hosting for the last 8 years. Shannon Terry, WCTE's Membership Coordinator and Executive Assistant to the CEO will also join Hannah for a deep dive and programming segments to talk about March Membership Drive.

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Kids & Yoga - Improving Overall Health & Well-Being

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Join Cindy Putman and Mary Boring, WCTE's technology liaison, on this week's episode of the Get Ready To Learn radio show as they discover how important yoga is for kids. Mary has recently become a yoga instructor and she has lots of great information to share about her experiences.

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WCTE on the Radio - Becky Magura and Public Media Advocacy

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Host Hannah Rawiszer welcomes special guest WCTE President & CEO Becky Magura for the entire show to talk about the importance of WCTE PBS, a public broadcasting station in our upper Cumberland region. They will also chat about Protect My Public Media, a campaign to help citizens reach their elected officials about public media advocacy. Visit www.protectmypublicmedia.org to learn more!

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Spotlight on Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy and Issues of Abuse in Children

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Join WCTE’s Ready To Learn Host Cindy Putman and her special co-host Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Center Executive Director Jennifer Wilkerson as they discuss a very serious issue, sexual abuse of children. They will also discuss some of the local programs that are in place to help children and families navigate this journey.

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WCTE on the Radio - Andrew Smith & Daniel Duarte

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Don't miss this week's edition of WCTE On the Radio, with host Hannah Rawiszer. This week, Andrew Smith, English instructor at TTU joins host Hannah to give his perspective on the American Masters special "Maya Angelou: And I Still Rise." In our deep dive segment, Daniel Duarte, WCTE producer, talks about his program "Bluegrass Underground Behind the Scenes."

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Spotlight on Putnam County Schools Food Services Program, Part 2

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More than 30 million children across the United States file through school cafeteria lines every day. This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show, host Cindy Putman is joined once again by Putnam County School System Program Supervisor for Food Services Kathlyn Walter to learn more about what PCSS is doing to feed its students lunch. This is part two of a two part series.

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Spotlight on Putnam County Schools Food Services Program

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More than 30 million children across the United States file through school cafeteria lines every day. This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show, host Cindy Putman is joined by Putnam County School System Program Supervisor for Food Services Kathlyn Walter to talk about what PCSS is doing to feed its students lunch. This is part one of a two part series.

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WCTE on the Radio - Morris Irby & Nina Lunn

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Dr. Hannah Rawiszer, WCTE Director of Education and Community Engagement and host was joined this week by special guest Morris Irby, former WCTE Board member, to speak about a documentary special called “African American Museum” airing Wednesday, February 15th at 10 pm on our main channel during Black History Month. In our deep dive segment, Hannah talked with WCTE’s Board Member Nina Lunn.

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Helping Your Kids Explore Career Options

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It is never too early to start thinking about how you want to spend the rest of your life, even if you are in the fourth grade. Careers are the topic on this week’s WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show when host Cindy Putman is joined by Putnam County Schools Academic Career Coach Ashley Allison.

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WCTE on the Radio - Celeste Bennett

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Dr. Hannah Rawiszer, WCTE Director of Education and Community Engagement and host was joined this week by special guest Celeste Bennett, WCTE's Account Manager, to discuss her position in Sales at WCTE as well as her new role as the host of our local program "Discover the Upper Cumberland."

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Spotlight on Putnam County Imagination Library & Governor's Books From Birth

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Did you have a favorite book when you were growing up? This week on WCTE’s Get Ready To Learn radio show, host Cindy Putman and co-host Paulette Witt, retired educator, entrepreneur and preschool founder and director, will discuss the importance of placing books in the hands of children, parents or caring, consistent adults in a child’s life.

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WCTE on the Radio - Dr. Troy Smith

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Dr. Hannah Rawiszer, WCTE Director of Education and Community Engagement and host was joined this week by special guest Dr. Troy Smith, assistant professor of History at TTU, who discussed slavery during the Civil War as we prepare for the season 2 premiere of Mercy Street airing on Sunday Jan 22 at 7 pm.

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