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How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

Recent Posts

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    Making it stick

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Trips by*

Kim Zimmerman


Total cost of 7 trips: $16,599.46


Trips traveled under the office of Ben Nelson

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Healthcare Leadership Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 5, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,250.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 27, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,100.00
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Mar 4, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,945.96
source

Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Sponsor: Federation of American Hospitals
Purpose: MEDICARE/MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT POLICIES FOR PUERTO RICO HOSPITALS
Date: Apr 14, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $2,195.90
source

Destination: GERMANY
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRY
Date: Jun 26, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $4,198.19
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Amgen Inc
Purpose: TO MEET WITH AMGEN OFFICIALS TO LEARN ABOUT THEIR PHARMACEUTICALS
Date: Aug 30, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,009.41
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Boston Scientific Corporation
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT LESS INVASIVE MEDICAL PROCEDURES
Date: Feb 24, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,900.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kim Zimmerman.


American RadioWorks |
Photo: Daniel Buchanan

How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

Recent Posts

  • 10.21.14

    Making it stick

    Why do we remember some things, and forget others? That's what author Peter Brown and psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel set out to answer in their new book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.
  • 10.14.14

    What teachers need

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with author Elizabeth Green about her new book, Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone).
  • 10.07.14

    Intelligence is achievable and other lessons from The Teacher Wars

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford continues her conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars.
  • 10.01.14

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with bestselling author Dana Goldstein about her new book, The Teacher Wars.