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9:58 am
Fri June 22, 2012

For One Man, She Had To Be Pretty And Asian

For a California man named Steven, a perfect woman had to be pretty, submissive — and Asian. In the documentary Seeking Asian Female, filmmaker Debbie Lum followed Steven as he sought out, found, and brought over Sandy, a 30-year-old woman from China, on a fiancee visa. Then reality hit. Lum talks about her film with host Michel Martin.

TED Radio Hour
8:55 am
Fri June 22, 2012

How Can Fourth-Graders Solve World Problems?

Educator John Hunter says being a teacher is like reaching through time. "You're making an effect right here, in this room today you're not even aware of, and yet decades later — maybe even generations later, the effect can become apparent."
James Duncan Davidson TED

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TED Radio Hour
8:55 am
Fri June 22, 2012

How Can Videos "Flip The Classroom"?

"In order for the teachers to get you through the next hurdle, they have to make it more memorization based. And so what we say is no, let's just to do the opposite." — Salman Khan
James Duncan Davidson TED

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TED Radio Hour
8:55 am
Fri June 22, 2012

How Do Schools Suffocate Creativity?

"There's a terrible tendency to confuse raising standards with standardizing." — Sir Ken Robinson
Robert Leslie TED

Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode Building A Better Classroom. Watch Sir Ken Robinson's full Talks — Schools Kill Creativity and Bring On The Learning Revolution -- on TED.com

About Sir Ken Robinson's Talks

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Monkey See
7:47 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Silverdocs Catch-Up: Poets, Politics, And George Plimpton As Himself

George Plimpton plays with the Detroit Lions in Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton As Himself.
Silverdocs

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