education

education

BY September 18, 2012

Every week for the past five months, a group of Arab and Jewish women from neighboring towns near Haifa, Israel have come together to cook. Each week, they meet in a different woman’s home, discovering their commonalities and differences by sharing recipes, culinary traditions, and childhood memories.

BY August 13, 2012

A doctrinal framework that's fallen out of favor may be the best hope in giving Christian's faith a structure and a language they can articulate.

BY May 07, 2012

In this lecture for Westmont College’s series titled “Beyond Two Cultures: The Sciences as Liberal Arts,” string theorist Jim Gates offers his thoughts on the complementary natures of science and the liberal arts — and how the human mind formulates “systems of belief” in both disciplines.

BY January 26, 2012

Campus Martius Fountain in Detroit Kids play at the Campus Martius Fountain in Detroit. (photo: Maia C./Flickr, cc by-nc-nd 2.0)

After listening to this week’s show with Grace Lee Boggs (“Becoming Detroit”), Peter Putnam sent this inspired response:

BY November 25, 2011

Honor your favorite teacher and share a story about her or him.

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BY April 16, 2011

At Neri Bloomfield "talking about coexistence is far less important than living it."

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BY December 13, 2010

The filmmaker David Lynch has been a vocal advocate of transcendental meditation for some time now. But I’m quite intrigued with the work that his foundation is doing with returning veterans.

BY September 05, 2010
BY August 03, 2010

Simply a wonderful, four-minute film about the value of handwork and experiencing the world.

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BY May 06, 2010

A listener grapples with our show and Sitting Bull's legacy.

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BY January 13, 2010

Krista is given a new appreciation for "the sidelines of my education."

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BY January 12, 2010

An innovator in social investing talks about three educators who influenced her most.

BY January 10, 2010

Our guest rediscovers Studs' magic in his interview — discussing imaginative educators defying the odds.

BY December 07, 2009

Improvisation as a method for mindfulness? A perspective from musician Anoushka Shankar.

BY November 22, 2009
BY November 19, 2009

Adele Diamond studies how social dramatic play can build "executive function" (EF) skills in children's brains. EF is a container term for capacities like inhibitory control, working memory, and cognitive flexibility.

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