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The ThoughtStretchers Education Podcast

Oct 25, 2015

Would Shakespeare be on twitter? Was he an intellectual, or a budding Capitalist? In episode 4, I speak to Cass Foster, a theater professor, about making Shakespeare relevant to a modern audience.

Oct 15, 2015

In this episode we talk with Nita Nehru from Kinsa, the company that created the world's first app-enabled thermometer. Among other topics, we discuss how emerging technologies are influencing our behavior.

Oct 14, 2015

In this episode, we talk with Anthony-James Green, who's been profiled by the Wall Street Journal for commanding $1000 an hour for his services. We discuss test prep, how students can use what they don't know as a starting point for learning, and what tests like the ACT and SAT really measure.

Oct 13, 2015

In this episode, we talk with Dr. Laura Taalman, Professor of Mathematics at James Madison University and Senior Product Manager for Education at MakerBot. Among other topics, we discuss what it means to "make," the possibility of emailing physical objects, 3D-printed titanium rib cages, and other crazy realities of a...