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Mindset Moments

Series produced by Paul Messing

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A by-product of the much-loved annual Mindset List from Beloit College, Mindset Moments is an audio series of related insights and anecdotes offered by the creators of the Lists, Ron Nief and Tom McBride. (From the new Mindset List: "...with their iPods and Mp3 players, the class of 2016 has never had much use for radio." They may never hear these Mindset Moments :)

The Mindset List has delighted millions for over a decade with what has “always” or “never” been true for entering college students. When the new list comes out each August,
Americans are offered a fresh view of modern life and American history as seen through the eyes of its
eighteen-year-olds.

Ron Nief and Tom McBride, distinguished educators and co-creators of the famous list are a one-stop fix-it shop for America’s generation gap.

These Mindset Moments present Nief and McBride in a casual and light-hearted way, as they examine and sometimes wax nostalgic about things, thoughts, words, and ways of life as they are now and as they once were.

The material from their Mindset Lists is now being used as educational material in classrooms across the country, and they have authored an acclaimed book, "The Mindset Lists of American History," praised by NBC’s Brian Williams as "Indispensable" and by the Associated Press as "Mesmerizing."

They also give keynote presentations and conduct interactive workshops tailored to individual audiences on how understanding the mindsets of eighteen year olds can:

* Promote more successful education, workplaces and other organized endeavors,
* Revolutionize the nature of teaching, especially instruction in history,
* Foster inter-generational dialogues within families,
* Improve the current younger generation’s financial literacy, and
* Help the older generation understand how to communicate better with the younger one.

Each piece in this series ends with the words "...remember, generation gaps have always needed glue."

The work of Tom McBride and Ron Nief provides us with that glue.
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The Mindset List has delighted millions for over a decade with what has “always” or “never” been true for entering college students. When the new list comes out each August, Americans are offered a fresh view of modern life and American history as seen through the eyes of its eighteen-year-olds. Ron Nief and Tom McBride, distinguished educators and co-creators of the famous list are a one-stop fix-it shop for America’s generation gap. These Mindset Moments present Nief and McBride in a casual and light-hearted way, as they examine and sometimes wax nostalgic about things, thoughts, words, and ways of life as they are now and as they once were.The material from their Mindset Lists is now being used as educational material in classrooms across the country, and they have authored an... Show full description


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From 1775 to 2001, a look at 7 American wars through the eyes and mindsets of its eighteen-year-olds. Written and narrated by Tom McBride and Ron N...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 14:22
  • Purchases: 1