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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

    Forest Schools

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  • 05.06.15

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    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

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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.
  • 04.22.15

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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 by*

Kevin Fromer


Total cost of 24 trips: $38,536.26


Trips traveled under the office of J. Dennis Hastert

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY RETREAT
Date: May 3, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $827.90
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV (GREENBRIER)
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose:
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,094.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-HOT SPRINGS, VA-ALEXANDRIA, VA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: POLICY RETREAT
Date: May 16, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $836.42
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR-SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: HIGH-TECH FACILITY TOUR AND BRIEFINGS
Date: Jun 29, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,063.00
source

Destination: LONDON
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: TRANS ATLANTIC ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 9, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $2,994.10
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE-SENATE RETREAT
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $784.00
source

Destination: KETCHUM, ID
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,130.90
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,153.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: WIRELESS INDUSTRY POLICY RETREAT
Date: Jun 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $791.20
source

Destination: KAUAI, HI-SAN FRANCISCO, CA-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: TECHNOLOGY ISSUES MEETING AND FACILITIES TOUR
Date: Aug 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,766.00
source

Destination: IRVINGTON, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $364.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WVA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $636.00
source

Destination: LONG BEACH, CA
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: RECORDING ARTS INDUSTRY ISSUES MEETINGS AND AWARDS CEREMONY
Date: Feb 11, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,218.90
source


Trips traveled under the office of Harold Rogers

Destination: MOROCCO
Sponsor: US-Morocco Affairs Council
Purpose: REVIEW US MOROCCO POLITICAL, ECONOMIC ISSUES
Date: Jan 11, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,706.00
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: A A/CHIEF OF STUFF RETREAT ON ECONOMICS, TRADE, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, ANTITRUST
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $421.50
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: SPEAKER AT WIRELESS INDUSTRY CONVENTION
Date: Feb 26, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,208.50
source

Destination: MIAMI
Sponsor: Association for Local Telecommunications Services (ALTS)
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATING AND LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
Date: May 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,021.27
source

Destination: ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN WORLD RADIO CONFERENCE ON SPECTRUM USE
Date: May 26, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $7,368.82
source

Destination: HILTON HEAD, SC
Sponsor: Association for Local Telecommunications Services (ALTS)
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES CONFERENCE PANEL REMARKS
Date: Dec 2, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,070.16
source

Destination: MAUI, HI
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: DELIVER REMARKS AT AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 6, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,821.00
source

Destination: HOTSPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $831.12
source

Destination: MONTREAL
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: AVIATION EDUCATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA-KONA, HI-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $4,395.47
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $624.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kevin Fromer.


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.