Tagged with “school” (19)

  1. Fortuné’s big dreams and small spaghetti business | Public Radio International

    A 15-year-old orphan from the Central African Republic has started his own business to pay his school fees. And despite the odds, he has big plans.

    https://www.pri.org/stories/2016-11-23/fortun-s-big-dreams-and-small-spaghetti-business

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    —Huffduffed by stan

  2. One Bad Mother Episode 217: Back To School Anxiety, Plus Actor and Children’s Book Author Michael Ian Black | Maximum Fun

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    One Bad Mother

    Guests: 

    Michael Ian Black

    Biz and Theresa load up our backpacks with unnecessary anxiety! School is great and the teachers are better, so what could be keeping us up at night? Will the teacher be a good fit for our kid? Is this the REAL school supply list? We gotta get kids where? WHEN?! Does it count as bad communication from the school if we don’t read any of it? Should any of this be stressing us out? Theresa rolls with it while Biz lets her sadness for her ever aging children manifest itself into an unhealthy “yes!” Plus Biz has a screamer, Theresa goes to the beach, and we talk to Michael Ian Black about fatherhood, twitter, writing children’s books, and Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later (in which he stars), which is streaming now on Netflix, to our endless delight!

    Follow Michael on twitter @michaelianblack and don’t forget to check out his latest children’s book A Child’s First Book of Trump and his hilarious new Netflix series Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later!

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    Show Music

    Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)

    Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)

    Mom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For Teens (http://adiraamram.com, avail on iTunes)

    Telephone, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)

    Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans

    http://www.maximumfun.org/one-bad-mother/one-bad-mother-episode-217-back-school-anxiety

    —Huffduffed by mathowie

  3. Episode 463: @ImpactHubHNL and Altino – July 12, 2017 – Bytemarks Cafe

    Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, George Yarbrough, Stacy Clayton, Ian Kitajima, Ryan OzawaFirst up, we have George Yarbrough here to tell us about the launch of Impact Hub Honolulu. Then Stacy Clayton from Kamehameha Schools and Ian Kitajima from Oceanit are here to tell us about a new coding system for non-coders called “Altino“. Workshops are ongoing and you can find more information here.

    Download MP3 | Subscribe in iTunes

    http://www.bytemarkscafe.org/2017/07/12/episode-463-impacthubhnl-and-altino-july-12-2017/

    —Huffduffed by cdevroe

  4. Little dragons - Radiotonic - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    Johan Gabrielsson recalls stories of friendship, remorse, pathos, drugs… and ping pong, from his childhood years at an exclusive Swedish boarding school.

    http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/radiotonic/little-dragons/6719760

    —Huffduffed by stan

  5. 99% Invisible Episode 121: Cold War Kids

    During the 1961 Berlin Crisis—one of the various moments in the cold war in which we came frighteningly close to engaging in actual war with the Soviets—President John F. Kennedy vowed to identify spaces in “existing structures both public and private that could be used for fallout shelters in case of attack.”

    http://99percentinvisible.org/episode/cold-war-kids/

    —Huffduffed by Clampants

  6. Bjarke Ingels: An Architect For A Moment Or An Era? : NPR

    Cartooning was his passion as a kid, and he enrolled in the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture to become better at drawing backgrounds. Now, some call Ingels a "starchitect," because his challenging designs are getting built.

    http://www.npr.org/2014/01/03/259117207/bjarke-ingels-an-architect-for-a-moment-or-an-era

    —Huffduffed by briansuda

  7. Malcolm Gladwell: Secrets of the Underdog’s Success

    Why do underdogs sometimes end up leading the pack? Malcolm Gladwell explores this question in his latest book, "David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants." The bestselling author joins us in studio for a discussion about turning your disadvantage into a winning advantage.

    http://www.kqed.org/a/forum/R201310091000

    —Huffduffed by Clampants

  8. The Good Part | You Look Nice Today

    NoJackets You’re gonna love it—the guitar does this “Wheeee!” thing while the drums go all “Chukka chukka booda booda.” OK, here it comes. Shhhh! No wait, that’s not it. Almost there, just

    http://youlooknicetoday.com/episode/good-part

    —Huffduffed by merlinmann

  9. Ken Robinson: Rethinking Educational Paradigms

    Celebrated education expert Ken Robinson argues that most "modern" approaches to learning are actually relics of an outdated, industrial-age system. This program was recorded in collaboration with the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival, on July 8, 2010.

    Sir Ken Robinson is an expert in creativity, innovation, and human resources. He works with governments in Europe, Asia, and the United States, and with international agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and cultural organizations. Robinson led a national commission on creativity, education, and the economy for the UK government and was central in forming a creative- and economic-development strategy as part of the Northern Ireland peace process. Formerly, he was professor of education at the University of Warwick.

    He has received several honorary degrees, the Athena Award from the Rhode Island School of Design, the Peabody Medal, and the Benjamin Franklin Medal from the Royal Society of Arts. He received a knighthood for his services to the arts. His latest book is The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything (Viking, 2009).

    —Huffduffed by Clampants

  10. Listen to the podcast: Tim Brown

    Podcast and transcript from Intersections 07 of Tim Brown of Ideo, discussing ‘design thinking’, and whether it can help us be more optimistic about the future of design

    http://www.designcouncil.org.uk/resources-and-events/Designers/Intersections-071/The-challenges-of-design-thinking/

    —Huffduffed by andybudd

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