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Dr. Christopher Emdin, associate Professor of Math, Science and Technology at Teachers College of Columbia University) speaking about his new book,...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 01:00:03
Caption: the narrator, looking out of place at a dance ceremony in Farende, Togo
A West African folktale in which dishonesty is revealed through a dance competition.

  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 03:19
Caption: Odegaard Writing and Research Center, Credit: OWRC
Character Development's first episode features Jenny Halpin, director of the OWRC, and Jacob Kovacs, the OWRC's operations specialist. They reflect...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 20:32
Caption: Maria Martin teaches Lushootseed to preschoolers at the Tulalip Montessori School., Credit: KUOW Photo/Ben Gauld
Linguists say that by the end of the century, 80% of all world languages will fall out of use. The spread of global languages like English and Span...

Bought by KALW and WAMC


  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Radio Coffeehouse
How well do you understand what the cops say when they arrest you? We interview forensic linguist Dr. Aneta Pavlenko. She testified at the trial of...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 08:59
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George Nishikawa is serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in KwaNdebele, a rural region in South Africa. He struggles to achieve high expectations wit...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 10:09
Caption: World History Teacher Andy Giron, Credit: Hassan Abdi
To many there’s an occupation, to some there’s a career and to a few there’s a passion. Hassan Abdi has the story of a teacher who is amongst the f...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:27
Caption: Yams simmering for fufu in Togo, West Africa, Credit: Carla Seidl
The final episode in the Simmer series combines interview with El Salvadorian immigrants in Asheville, NC, cultural reflections from Robert Kohls' ...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
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School Boards seem to have arisen alongside public schooling in general. In 1826 Massachusetts formally established the system of school committees...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 55:19
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Does Hollywood accurately depict high school life? Any high schooler will tell you “No”! Diamond Naga Siu embarks on her ongoing series called “THI...

  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:18
Caption: Jacqueline Belton helps Chynna Baker, 18, finish her prom outfit with heels. , Credit: Margaret J. Krauss
This week on What What Why, it's almost prom season and we're examining the event's significance. Love it, hate it, go to it or don’t, but prom is ...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 07:59
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Why is the parenting phrase "go out and play, kids!" becoming endangered? Meredith Grimm wanted to ask how parents avoid both hovering and neglect ...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 35:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Back to School stamp, Credit: iStock photo
In multi-year classrooms, teachers work with the same children for two years or longer. The result, according to founder and coordinator of Explora...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2012
  • Length: 18:42
Caption: Frimet Goldberger and her family
College can be tough but students who are also mothers have to balance work with real-life home work.

  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 10:00
Caption: On the Importance of Education!, Credit: Sheri Quinn
Temple Grandin is considered one of the 100 most influential people in the country. SQ Radio presents an interview with Temple Grandin at her home ...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2011
  • Length: 24:56
Caption: Nicholson Baker
Part of "Whose Words These Are," our look at poetry in our time: first Christopher Lydon in conversation with novelist Nicholson Baker, whose novel...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KUT, WCAI / WNAN, WEOS, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 04, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Book Cover
Changing our place in the world, through philosophy and math skills.

  • Added: Jan 28, 2010
  • Length: 29:01
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A personal reflection about the Asian-American Psychological Conference.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2009
  • Length: 06:09
Caption: Teacher Kevin Gillion gives Spanish lessons, Credit: Ruxandra Guidi
Against a backdrop of failing public schools throughout the state of Texas, there is a new program at Austin High School showing new initiative. It...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and Radijojo World Children's Radio Network


  • Added: Jan 13, 2009
  • Length: 04:41
  • Purchases: 2
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The Black Christian Ministry offers some UC Berkeley students a needed spiritual community.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 20, 2008
  • Length: 04:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Why do college textbooks cost so much?

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Apr 24, 2007
  • Length: 03:16
  • Purchases: 1
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There is an editor within each of us, and sometimes that editor needs to be killed. This poet is a student at Maine East High School (Park Ridge,...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2007
  • Length: 02:26
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Escaping death changes life

Bought by CKMO


  • Added: Nov 15, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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David Orosco left school after third grade to work supporting his family. Here he recalls the importance of his elementary school teacher.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2006
  • Length: 02:44
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Thoughts on the homeschooling movement

  • Added: Feb 24, 2006
  • Length: 04:43