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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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    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.
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    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.
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    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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American for Democratic Action - $7,487.39 spent on 8 trips
100.0% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
0.0% spent on Republican Party

JACKSON, JESSE JR - Democratic Party
June 23, 2001 - June 24, 2001 (2 days)
Los Angeles, CA
Purpose - Speaking engagement
Total Cost - $1,110.00

KUCINICH, DENNIS J - Democratic Party
June 21, 2001 - June 23, 2001 (3 days)
Los Angeles, CA
Purpose - Keynote address
Total Cost - $1,769.00

KUCINICH, DENNIS J - Democratic Party
February 15, 2002 - February 17, 2002 (3 days)
Los Angeles, CA
Purpose - Keynote address
Total Cost - $368.00

MCDERMOTT, JAMES A - Democratic Party
April 28, 2003 - April 29, 2003 (2 days)
Boston, MA
Purpose - Meeting with university professors and ADA members
Total Cost - $178.50

MCDERMOTT, JAMES A - Democratic Party
October 17, 2003 - October 19, 2003 (3 days)
Burlington, VT
Purpose - National Board Meeting
Total Cost - $827.00

MCDERMOTT, JAMES A - Democratic Party
February 24, 2003 - February 25, 2003 (2 days)
Hollywood, FL
Purpose - AFL-CIO Executive Council Meeting
Total Cost - $437.43

MCDERMOTT, JAMES A - Democratic Party
June 2, 2005 - June 6, 2005 (5 days)
HI
Purpose - Visit with the local ADA chapter, public TV & radio appearance discussing health care
Total Cost - $1,562.38

MCDERMOTT, JAMES A - Democratic Party
September 16, 2005 - September 17, 2005 (2 days)
IL
Purpose - National board meeting
Total Cost - $1,235.08

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.