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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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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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Back to The Data

Office of

Ed Case


Total cost of 8 office trips: $30,050.58


Trips by Ed Case
Total cost of congressperson's 8 trips: $30,050.58

Destination: BRIEFINGS, PANEL DISCUSSIONS, ROUNDTABLES
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,576.00
source

Destination: CODEL TO ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $12,110.33
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MI
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING EVENT
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,498.90
source

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Mar 25, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $3,947.68
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Jan 5, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,829.93
source

Destination: HONOLULU, HI TO CHICAGO, II, TO WASHINGTON DC
Sponsor: CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE (CME) & CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE (CBOT)
Purpose: MEET WITH OFFICERS, WORKERS AND EMPLOYEES AT THE CME AND CBOT ON OPERATIONS AND ISSUES AND VISIT EXCHANGE AND BOARD
Date: Apr 10, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,801.69
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF NATIONAL ISSUES OF CONCERN WITH DLC MEMBERS AND FELLOW ELECTED OFFICIALS
Date: Apr 28, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $4,310.71
source

Destination: GULF OF MEXICO
Sponsor: Dominion Resources Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/INFORMATION TRIP/BRIEFING TO AN OFFSHORE OIL RIG
Date: Apr 29, 2005
Expense: $1,975.34
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Ed Case



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.

Recent Posts

  • 08.20.14

    Variation is key to deeper learning

    Humans obviously learn a lot of things through trial-and-error. A level of "desirable difficulty" built into a learning and exam process appears to boost the overall retention of new skills or knowledge.
  • 08.19.14

    Learning to love tests

    If there's consensus on anything in education, it's this: Tests are awful. But maybe we've been thinking about tests all wrong. Research shows that tests can actually be powerful tools for learning -- but only if teachers use them right.
  • 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.
  • 08.18.14

    This is your brain on language

    For decades psychologists cautioned against raising children bilingual. They warned parents and teachers that learning a second language as a child was bad for brain development. But recent studies have found exactly the opposite.