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The Science of Smart

Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. In this program, we look at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. We meet the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. And we introduce listeners to the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

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Delta Sigma Theta Inc., Las Vegas chapter - $6,972.85 spent on 9 trips
100.0% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
0.0% spent on Republican Party

CLYBURN, JAMES E - Democratic Party
May 31, 2003 - May 31, 2003 (1 days)
Detroit, MI
Purpose - Deliver keynote address to Delta Sigma Theta Sorority regional conference.
Total Cost - $1,158.00

FORD, HAROLD E JR - Democratic Party
July 21, 2002 - July 22, 2002 (2 days)
Atlanta, GA
Purpose - speaker
Total Cost - $753.50

JOHNSON, EDDIE BERNICE - Democratic Party
May 17, 2002 - May 19, 2002 (3 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - Speaking engagement
Total Cost - $945.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
January 25, 2002 - January 26, 2002 (2 days)
Detroit, MI
Purpose - Keynote speaker
Total Cost - $908.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
July 11, 2003 - July 13, 2003 (3 days)
Boston, MA
Purpose - Keynote speaker
Total Cost - $760.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
August 22, 2003 - August 24, 2003 (3 days)
Seattle, WA
Purpose - Keynote speaker
Total Cost - $758.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
February 21, 2003 - February 22, 2003 (2 days)
Indianapolis, IN
Purpose - Keynote speaker
Total Cost - $850.00

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
January 28, 2005 - January 29, 2005 (2 days)
Syracuse, NY
Co-sponsor(s): Rancocus Valley Alumni
Purpose - Guest speaker
Total Cost - $555.35

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
January 23, 2004 - January 25, 2004 (3 days)
New Orleans, LA
Purpose - Keynote Speaker; Annual Founders Day Ceremony
Total Cost - $285.00

American RadioWorks | Hearing is Seeing
science-smart

The Science of Smart

Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. In this program, we look at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. We meet the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. And we introduce listeners to the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

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  • 08.19.14

    Paul Tough on how children succeed

    Paul Tough talks about his new book, How Children Succeed. He says it's character that matters when it comes to learning. Children need curiosity, optimism and self-control.
  • 08.12.14

    Tracking and vocational ed

    Jeannie Oakes, who has studied tracking for decades, says vocational ed and "tracking" are connected, and that sorting students by race and class is still a problem.
  • 08.04.14

    Reinventing college for a new kind of student

    Long-predicted demographic changes mean a new kind of student is figuring out where to go to college, and how to pay for it.
  • 07.29.14

    Is school funding fair?

    A new report looks at why some schools have a lot of money to spend per pupil, while others don't, and what to do about it.