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How do good ideas and persuasive arguments change the world? In this episode, host John Donvan speaks with TED curator Chris Anderson about how bri...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Photo of the robot from Every Kid Gets a Robot., Credit: Danielle Boyer, The STEAM Connection.
What do young people think about STEM fields today? Michigan STEM educator Danielle Boyer talks about her perspective as a recent high school grad...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2019
  • Length: 36:03
  • Purchases: 1
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A sociologist of education breaks down some common myths about charter schools and offers her advice for newly appointed education secretary Betsy ...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 15:08
Caption: Are Safe Spaces Dangerous?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Deeply rooted in social justice movements of the past, safe spaces promise a reprieve from bigotry and oppression by allowing today’s students – th...

Bought by KISU, Interlochen Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, NPR Illinois, WGCU and more


  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Betty Dowd, Marco Acosta & Anita Acosta at the SF Latino Film Festival , Credit: Marcos Nájera
The women in Zeta’s life. From family to friends to former lovers. The ladies speak up and out about Oscar Zeta Acosta. From his spark-light sister...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 31:40
Caption: ASU Professor Luis Mendoza holds up an original copy of Acosta's book., Credit: Marcos Nájera
Nájera travels home to the Southwest to visit Latino scholars from ASU’s Transborder Studies department. The first of its kind in the nation. Chica...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 22:40
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The kids decide to hit the road in search of food and safety. We find out how crazy our food supply is.

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 32:57
  • Purchases: 1
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The kids lose water. We find out why water is the key to survival.

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 27:57
  • Purchases: 1
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The kids are without power. We find out why we need electricity.

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:43
  • Purchases: 1
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The Nox Virus spreads. We find out how much we rely on digital communication.

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:57
  • Purchases: 1
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How can we deal with data better? How can we teach kids to deal with data better? Sarah Morris from the nonprofit Nuclear Learning Network has some...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2018
  • Length: 25:06
Caption: Should College Athletes Be Paid? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
College sports is a big-money business, with football and basketball programs generating millions of dollars in revenue every year. While coaches a...

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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How can teachers expose their students to more engineering role models? What do they do if they don’t have time to arrange visits and field trips? ...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2017
  • Length: 15:22
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As video games gain prominence, some game creators are turning to global issues, such as poverty alleviation, international diplomacy, and combatin...

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  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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In the last 25 years, charter schools have become a highly sought-after alternative to traditional public education. Between 2004 and 2014 alone, e...

Bought by NPR Illinois, KCPW, WOSU, and Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 07, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Neuroscientist Todd Braver explains how and why we use cognitive control.

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 12:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Anton Treuer discusses how education and prosperity go hand in hand. Can we restructure the system to make education more equitable? Anton speculat...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 08:12
Caption: White Matter Fiber Architecture, Credit: The Human Connectome Project
Pull our your compass, because researcher Deanna Barch is about to guide us through the Human Connectome Project.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 12:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Some things are hard to talk about. They hit too close to home, or make us uncomfortable, or we just don’t know how to start the conversation. A gr...

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2015
  • Length: 06:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Watson and Sherlock Holmes travel to Stoke Moran to investigate the death of Helen Stoner’s sister… and to try and prevent history from repeati...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 27:21
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Sound is a vital though invisible aspect of human existence. “EarthTones” gives its audience the opportunity to experience the natural world throug...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 26:03
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Mar 04, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Simon Ortiz
Writers associated with the Southwest United States - Denise Chavez, Michael McGarrity, and Simon Ortiz - talk about the major themes in their work...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2009
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Explores issues of national and cultural identity central to Puerto Rican literature

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2008
  • Length: 29:45
  • Purchases: 4
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During the early and mid-twentieth century, many Latin American writers engaged with international literary and cultural movements.

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2008
  • Length: 29:45
  • Purchases: 6