We move in a noisy world. Hear biomechanics professor Alaa Ahmed describe motor learning through modeling and commands. In this light, elite athletes seem to be using much more brain power than originally thought.
Teachers give academic and (most importantly) life advice to students. This is the story of a teacher, Melanie Mac, who is way out of her depth in offering advice. Hear her struggle through the events and how it’s changed her.
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Why do we go to school? Yes, knowledge is part of the reason we go through school, but it’s actually not the driving purpose of education. Hear three historians of education talk about the purposes of education.
Part 1: The Social Purpose
Part 2: Expansion out of conflict
Part 3: The future ratcheting
This episode is inspired by David Labaree’s book, “Someone Has to Fail.”
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