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The Library's Music and the Brain events offer lectures, conversations and symposia about the explosion of new research at the intersection of cognitive neuroscience and music. Project chair Kay Redfield Jamison convenes scientists and scholars, composers, performers, theorists, physicians, psychologists, and other experts at the Library for a compelling 2-year series, with generous support from the Dana Foundation.

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The Directory of Podcast Directories The following is a list of directories focused on Audio and Video Podcasts - That do not charge for you to be listed - Links for the most part take you directly to the submit page. Note: Never pay to have your podcast listed in a directory - it is not worth it and you will not get any Return on your Investment. Please report any directories below that viloate that principal to podcast411@gmail.com Snopes NY Times It is one of the paradoxes of the Internet. Along with the freest access to knowledge the world has ever seen comes a staggering amount of untruth, from imagined threats on health care to too-easy-to-be-true ways to earn money by forwarding an e-mail message to 10 friends. “A cesspool,” Google’s chief executive, Eric E. Schmidt, once called it. David and Barbara Mikkelson are among those trying to clean the cesspool. The unassuming California couple run Snopes, one of the most popular fact-checking destinations on the Web.

When to Upgrade Your Podcasting Tools Microphones, mixers, software, and more podcasting tools can help you podcast better, but when is it actually worth upgrading your podcast equipment? Podcast: Play in new window | Download This topic was inspired by our recent discussion about the evolution of a podcaster’s gear in Podcasters’ Roundtable. 1. Think before upgrading to “improve your quality” Many podcasters will think they need to upgrade something to improve their quality. Critical Media Literacy: TV Programs ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. More Teacher Resources by Grade

The Absolute Beginners Guide to Podcasting: Preparation Welcome to the 2nd part of our series on podcasting for beginners. Here are all 5 parts of the series: The podcast movement is growing at a tremendous rate and its benefits are far-reaching. I know because I currently host 2different podcasts and produce several others. A Skeptic's Guide to Health News and Diet Fads Brooke Gladstone takes a deep dive into media misdirection on health and diet news, and put together two Breaking News Consumer's Handbooks to help you navigate the din. First, an object lesson on bogus studies that make headlines with John Bohannon; how to read health news with Gary Schwitzer of HealthNewsReview.org; and Timothy Caulfield, author of Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong about Everything?, explains the science behind celebrity-endorsed diet trends and beauty treatments.

19+ Free Tools to Start Your Podcast From Scratch Hey there, podcast fans! We recently launched a new podcast of our very own, Buffer CultureLab! We’d love for you to check it out and share any thoughts, feedback or ideas with us! Reading Strategies Teaching During Reading Self-Questioning Strategies What are Self-Questioning Strategies? Self-Questioning is the ongoing process of asking questions before, during, and after reading that are used by a reader to understand text. The questions posed are based on clues that are found in the text and are generated to spark curiosity that focuses the reader's attention on investigating, understanding, and connecting to the text. Podcast directory for educators, schools and colleges Welcome to educators, parents and carers everywhere - the first, best and newly updated UK directory ideal for teaching and learning activities with children, young people and educational professionals. In our podcast directory, you can freely access a variety of educational content from over 3000 podcasts from different podcast channels, including a range of audio, enhanced and video channels to illustrate examples of "educational podcasting" to support effective teaching and learning in schools, colleges and universities. Featured podcast channel... A new global radio service from UNICEF focusing on the health, education, equality and protection of children. Hosted by Blue Chevigny with UNICEF correspondents from around the globe.

National Debt – Just Facts * The U.S. Constitution vests Congress with the powers to tax, spend, and pay the debts of the federal government. Legislation to carry out these functions must either be: passed by majorities in both houses of Congress and approved by the President; or passed by majorities in both houses of Congress, vetoed by the President, and then passed by two-thirds of both houses of Congress; or passed by majorities in both houses of Congress and left unaddressed by the President for ten days. * Other factors impacting the national debt include but are not limited to legislation passed by previous congresses and presidents, economic cycles, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, demographics, and the actions of U.S. citizens and foreign governments. * In 2014, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected the debt that the U.S. government would accumulate under current federal policies.

Education & Professional Podcasts Sort by Titles Per Page 1 - 10 of 97 Titles Landmark radio programmes from the BBC World Service archive. Compare-Contrast, Cause-Effect, Problem-Solution: Common 'Text Types' in The Times Monica Almeida/The New York TimesHow does a bad economy affect businesses like Phoenix Decorating in Pasadena? We’re using this and other articles as models of writing about cause and effect. Go to related article » Update | Sept. 2012: We’ll be exploring the new Common Core State Standards, and how teaching with The Times can address them, through a series of blog posts.

Podcast Party: A Curated List of Nine Teen-Friendly Podcasts In celebration of the first installment of The Yarn, created by School Library Journal blogger Travis Jonker and Colby Sharp, teen librarian Robin Brenner has curated a roundup of podcasts to recommend to young adults who are both new to and well-versed in the format. Recently, a father and his 12-year-old son were in my library looking for ideas to entertain the boy while he recovered from an upcoming eye surgery. The father pulled out a few audiobooks, but his son was less than enthusiastic about that format.

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