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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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  • 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.
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    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.

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Trips by*

Greg Thomas


Total cost of 6 trips: $6,838.91


Trips traveled under the office of J. Gresham Barrett

Destination: AIKEN, SC
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: ATTEND DISTRICT EVENT, TOUR SAVANNAH RIVER SITE, WORK OUT OF DISTRICT OFFICE
Date: Oct 3, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $415.14
source

Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP.
Date: Apr 30, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,092.70
source

Destination: RICHLAND, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC)
Purpose: HANFORD SITE FACT-FINDING VISIT
Date: Aug 9, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $862.87
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: THIS TRAVEL SERVES AS A FACT-FINDING TRIP TO DISCOVER THE RELATION BETWEEN THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE AND OUR NATION'S CAPITAL MARKETS
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $779.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: TO STUDY THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ECONOMICS AND TAX POLICY
Date: Apr 28, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,607.00
source

Destination: MANCHESTER, UK-LIVERPOOL, UK-CUMBRIA, UK-LONDON, UK
Sponsor: BNFL Nuclear Services Inc
Purpose: TO COMPARE HOW NUCLEAR WASTE MANAGEMENT ISSUES CONFRONTING THE SAVANNAH RIVER SITE ARE MANAGED AT SIMILAR SITES IN EUROPE, AND SPECIFICALLY THE U.K.
Date: May 29, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $2,082.20
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Greg Thomas.


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.