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Learn the meaning of the word "blatant" through Dictionary Head's guessing game in rhyme.

  • Added: Apr 08, 2017
  • Length: 01:01
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Learn the meaning of the word "oblivious" through Dictionary Head's guessing game in rhyme.

  • Added: Apr 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
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Learn the meaning of the word "olfactory" through Dictionary Head's guessing game in rhyme.

  • Added: Apr 04, 2017
  • Length: :59
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Learn the meaning of the word "capacious" through Dictionary Head's guessing game in rhyme

  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: :59
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Learn the meaning of the word "prohibitive" through Dictionary Head's guessing game in rhyme.

  • Added: Apr 02, 2017
  • Length: :58
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Learn the meaning of the word "batrachophagous" through Dictionary Head's guessing game in rhyme.

  • Added: Apr 01, 2017
  • Length: :59
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Learn the meaning of the word "noxious" through Dictionary Head's guessing game in rhyme.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: :59
Caption: Mark Seidenberg
An international survey in 2011 found that students in Shanghai outperformed American students in every category. President Obama referred to the r...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 19, 2017
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Monique W. Morris
Black girls make up for more than one-third of all girls with school related arrests. Yet, they comprise just 16-percent of female students.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Kira luna is the Prevention education specialist at the Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico. She will be talking about working with the ENLACE...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 14:56
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Journalist and writer Sam Quiñones wrote a book titled, Dreamland:The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic, which details how this epidemic spre...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 14:00
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Many people are unfamiliar with the social justice work of Girl Scouts, but for more than a century, girls and young women have tackled social and ...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2016
  • Length: 14:54
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Some schools are trying programs that teach their students meditation techniques as a way to help them deal with stress in their lives. The results...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Some schools are trying programs that teach their students meditation techniques as a way to help them deal with stress in their lives. The result...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and KUNM


  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Odegaard Writing and Research Center, Credit: OWRC
Failure is a part of life. College students, in particular, know this feeling all too well. Since academic failure can take many forms in the colle...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2016
  • Length: 21:31
Caption: Nicky Jackson Colaco
There's an old saying, when in Rome, do as the Romans do. But if your company is also in Paris, Shanghai and Peoria, you need someone to balance th...

Bought by KSJD, WMUU-LP, and WRIR


  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Olivia was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2010. Three years later, her best friend, Allison, was diagnosed with the same disease. They talk to e...

Bought by KSKA


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sam Highsmith and Gabby Huggins from Spy Hop, Credit: Courtesy of Spy Hop
Spy Hop's executive director Kasandra VerBrugghen shares the story of Utah's award-winning youth media arts program.

Bought by WMUU-LP and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Does your race affect how you act? Well, it probably affected how you answered that question.... In this award-winning story, hear why one young ma...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, PRX Remix, and WAMC


  • Added: Dec 21, 2015
  • Length: 04:41
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Should college students be allowed to take 'smart drugs'? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
If you could take a pill that would help you study and get better grades, would you? Off-label use of pharmaceuticals ("smart drugs") are becoming ...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WDCB, WGBH Radio Boston, KUNM, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Even in good schools racial inequality thrives. Basically, that’s the summary of an extensive study conducted by associate professors Amanda Lewis ...

Bought by KVSC and KCBX


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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High-profile cases have recently put campus sexual assault in the spotlight. One question that has repeatedly come up: why are these cases being ha...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WDCB, WMUU-LP, WNPR, Northeast Indiana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 23, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Congressman Brad Ashford reads from Rainbow Rowell's unlikely romance "Eleanor & Park". Kids from the Book Worm Girls book club discuss the book.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 21:03
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Love Harry Potter? You'll love the tale of a different sort of wizard school.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 20:19
Caption: A student at the Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School in New York conquers a high ropes course., Credit: Stephen Smith
In the 1940s a British headmaster named Kurt Hahn set up a wilderness school called Outward Bound to teach young men the skills they needed to surv...

Bought by WMUU-LP, XRAY.fm, WITF, Vermont Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7