education

education

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January 13, 2010

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

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January 12, 2010

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

January 10, 2010

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

December 07, 2009

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

November 22, 2009
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.

August 30, 2009

Neil deGrasse Tyson is a name that’s been bandied about the office in the last several weeks as a potential guest. While scanning RSS feeds, one keys in on keywords one may not have paid attention to previously.

In this interview with The Humanist, the popular astrophysicist has some intriguing things to say about beliefs, education, and communication. When asked if he’s a humanist:

I’ve never identified with any movement. I just am what I am and occasionally a movement claims me because there is resonance between my writings and speeches and what they do, and that’s fine; I don’t mind that. But no, I have never been politically or organizationally active in that way. Astrophysics—that’s what I identify with.

On television and education (a la Winston?):

July 01, 2008

Ojibwe teacher Keller Paap reflects on his work and the necessity of his language to adapt in order for it to flourish.

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