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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.

Recent Posts

  • 08.20.14

    Variation is key to deeper learning

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  • 08.19.14

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    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.
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Trips by*

Kevin Landy


Total cost of 7 trips: $4,998.75


Trips traveled under the office of Joseph Lieberman

Destination: ANNAPOLIS, MD
Sponsor: Council on Competitiveness
Purpose: BIPARTISAN EDUCATIONAL RETREAT ON "TECHNOLOGY AND GLOBALIZATION"
Date: Jan 10, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $212.60
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE STRATEGY
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $144.00
source

Destination: MADRID, SPAIN
Sponsor: Accenture
Purpose: MEET WITH SPANISH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS RESPONSIBLE FOR E-GOVERNMENT; SPEAK TO CONFERENCE OF SPANISH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND PRIVATE INDUSTRY ABOUT U.S. E-GOVERNMENT MINISTRIES
Date: May 29, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $1,856.46
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Electronic Industries Alliance
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON SUMMER LEGISLATIVE ROUNDTABLE; APPEAR ON PANEL TO DISCUSS E-GOVERNMENT
Date: Aug 12, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,085.08
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Electronic Commerce Coordinating Council
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE FOR STATE GOVT OFFICIALS ON SUBJECT OF E-GOVERNMENT; PARTICIPATE IN PANEL
Date: Dec 9, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $768.10
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Government Information Technology Executive Council
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; CONFERENCE INCLUDES SPEAKERS, PANELS, TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATIONS
Date: Mar 4, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $533.43
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: American Council for Technology
Purpose: ATTEND A CONFERENCE ON IMPROVING CITIZEN SERVICES THROUGH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Date: May 25, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $399.08
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* - Trips by all travelers named Kevin Landy.


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.