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Can how you move change how you think?

Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?

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    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.
  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

American RadioWorks |
Image: Wikipedia (public domain)

Can how you move change how you think?

Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?

Recent Posts

  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.
  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

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STABENOW, DEBBIE, Democratic Party
Michigan

Total number of trips - 19
Total cost of trips - $32,760.72

Average cost per trip - $1,724.25
Total number of days spent traveling - 51 days
Rank of representative - 198 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce
Dates - June 1, 2000 - June 2, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Mackinac Island, MI

Purpose - congressional panel speaker
Notes - meal and lodging together - "continental plan"

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $917.90
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $917.90

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Business and Professional Women International
Dates - March 18, 2000 - March 18, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Port Huron, MI

Purpose - banquet speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $98.64
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $98.64

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - North Central Council MI Health and Hospital Association
Dates - May 1, 2001 - May 5, 2001 (5 days)
Location(s) - Gaylord, MI

Purpose - Keynote annual convention
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $82.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $82.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Michigan Orthopaedic Society Conference
Dates - June 16, 2001 - June 16, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Traverse City, MI

Purpose - To keynote Michigan Orthopaedic Society conference
Notes - Alpena MI - Traverse City, MI - Lansing MI

Travel Cost - $855.63
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $855.63

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Detroit Regional Chamber Leadership Policy Conference
Dates - May 31, 2001 - June 2, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Mackinac Island, MI

Purpose - To attend the Detroit Regional Chamber Leadership Policy Conference
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $480.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $1,150.00
Total Cost - $1,630.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Detroit Regional Chamber Leadership Policy Conference
Dates - May 30, 2002 - June 2, 2002 (4 days)
Location(s) - Mackinac Island, MI

Purpose - To attend the Detroit Regional chamber Leadership Conference
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $780.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $980.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - New Democratic Network
Dates - April 12, 2002 - April 13, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - attend a 2002 New Democrat Network East Coast Retreat..
Notes -

Travel Cost - $130.00
Lodging Cost - $250.00
Meal Cost - $20.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $400.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Detroit Regional Chamber Leadership Policy Conference
Dates - May 29, 2003 - May 31, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Mackinac Island, MI

Purpose - To attend the Detroit Regional Chamber Leadership Conference
Notes - Other costs include good faith estimate of food and lodging.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $780.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $420.00
Total Cost - $1,200.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - August 10, 2003 - August 16, 2003 (7 days)
Location(s) - Moscow, Russia

Purpose - To participate in a conference on U.S.-Russia relations
Notes -

Travel Cost - $4,976.00
Lodging Cost - $1,875.00
Meal Cost - $1,600.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $8,451.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - September 13, 2003 - September 14, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Mackinac Island, MI

Purpose - To attend a general policy session
Notes -

Travel Cost - $302.45
Lodging Cost - $283.82
Meal Cost - $25.22
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $611.49

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - May 23, 2004 - May 28, 2004 (6 days)
Location(s) - Barcelona, Spain

Purpose - To participate in a conference on political Islam
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,268.18
Lodging Cost - $2,275.00
Meal Cost - $1,968.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,511.18

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Detroit Regional Chamber Leadership Policy Conference
Dates - June 4, 2004 - June 6, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Mackinac Island, MI

Purpose - To attend Detroit Regional Chamber Leadership Policy Conference
Notes - Other costs include good faith estimate of food and lodging.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $550.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $650.00
Total Cost - $1,200.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Sugar Alliance
Dates - August 8, 2004 - August 10, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Vail, CO

Purpose - Speaking Engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,090.00
Lodging Cost - $429.00
Meal Cost - $462.00
Other Cost - $60.00
Total Cost - $4,041.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Assn
Dates - January 13, 2005 - January 14, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Mount Pleasant, MI

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $140.00
Meal Cost - $30.00
Other Cost - $170.00
Total Cost - $340.00

Additional family members - NO


Sponsor(s) - Assn of Trial Lawyers of America
Dates - January 28, 2005 - January 29, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - La Quinta, CA

Purpose - Speaking
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $595.44
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $595.44
Total Cost - $1,190.88

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Detroit Regional Chamber Leadership Policy Conference
Dates - June 2, 2005 - June 3, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Mackinac Island, MI

Purpose - To attend Detroit Regional Chamber Leadership Policy Conference
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $780.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $1,450.00
Total Cost - $2,230.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Habitat for Humanity
Dates - June 20, 2005 - June 20, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Benton Harbor, MI

Purpose - Habitat for Humanity home build and speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost - $750.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $750.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Michigan Townships Assn
Dates - August 11, 2005 - August 11, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Harbor Springs, MI

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $132.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $132.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Michigan Assn of Broadcasters
Dates - July 22, 2005 - July 22, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Mount Pleasant, MI

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $139.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $139.00

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Image: Wikipedia (public domain)

Can how you move change how you think?

Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?

Recent Posts

  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.
  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.