education

education

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.

BY 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?):

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