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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

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  • 04.29.15

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    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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Trips sponsored by

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials


Total cost of 6 trips: $5,665.11


Traveler: Corrine Brown (from the office of Corrine Brown)
Destination: REAGAN NATIONAL-MIAMI
Purpose: ADDRESS CONFERENCES AT THE MEETING AND TRAINING CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,201.19
source

Traveler: Melvin Watt (from the office of Mel Watt)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO JACKSONVILLE, FL TO CHARLOTTE, NC
Purpose: REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION BRAINTRUST
Date: Apr 25, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,236.50
source

Traveler: Elijah Cummings (from the office of Elijah Cummings)
Destination: (JACKSONVILLE, FL) AIRPORT AUTHORITY TOUR/COMTO-CBC TRANSPORTATION BRAINTRUST
Purpose: TO ATTEND REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION BRAINTRUST AND TOURS
Date: Apr 26, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $763.00
source

Traveler: James Clyburn (from the office of James Clyburn)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO JACKSONVILLE, FL; JACKSONVILLE TO COLUMBIA, SC
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN TRANSPORTATION BRAINTRUST
Date: Apr 26, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,259.50
source

Traveler: Elijah Cummings (from the office of Elijah Cummings)
Destination: MIAMI-DOUBLE TREE GRAND HOTEL
Purpose: DELIVER KEYNOTE SPEECH AT 4TH ANNUAL GARRETT A MORGAN SCHOLARSHIP LUNCHEON
Date: Mar 2, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $539.50
source

Traveler: Paul Brathwaite (from the office of Mel Watt)
Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON PANEL DISCUSSION REGARDING TRANSPORTATION ISSUES.
Date: Jul 10, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $665.42
source



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.