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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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    Variation is key to deeper learning

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  • 08.19.14

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Greg Hartley


Total cost of 14 trips: $36,117.20


Trips traveled under the office of Roy Blunt

Destination: NEMACOLIN WOODLANDS PA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: SOP HOUSE RETREAT/PLANNING SESSION
Date: Feb 3, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $540.00
source

Destination: ATLANTA
Sponsor: COMMUNITY FINANCIAL SERVICES ASSOC./ADVANCE AMERICA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 24, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,150.00
source

Destination: MOROCCO
Sponsor: US-Morocco Affairs Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $4,172.50
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CONF. RETREAT
Date: Feb 1, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $625.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Hallmark Cards Inc
Purpose: STAFF CONGRESSMAN BLUNT
Date: May 7, 2001
Expense: $199.06
source

Destination: FORT WORTH, TX
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Jun 25, 2001
Expense: $1,902.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL MISSION
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $11,243.00
source

Destination: PHILIPPINES
Sponsor: American Council of Young Political Leaders
Purpose:
Date: Nov 29, 2001 (14 days)
Expense: $3,153.20
source

Destination: DC - ARIZONA
Sponsor: International Mass Retail Association
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT & MEETING
Date: Jan 21, 2002
Expense: $513.50
source

Destination: GREENBRIER HOTEL, WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: MEMBERS CONFERENCE RETREAT
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $785.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - TURKEY
Sponsor: AMERICAN TURKISH COUNCIL, PFIZER INC, PHILIP MORRIS CO.
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: May 25, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $4,650.00
source

Destination: VIENNA AUSTRIA
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: TRANS ATLANTIC CONFERENCE ATTENDEES
Date: Nov 16, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $4,330.94
source

Destination: DISCUSS ELC RELATED MATTERS
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: ELC RETREAT
Date: Jan 29, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $717.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE.
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,136.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Greg Hartley.


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.