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Best Cardiff University podcasts we could find (updated April 2020)
Best Cardiff University podcasts we could find
Updated April 2020
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'Creatrium' is a podcast series, produced at the University of South Wales (USW) by Steve Johnson. The Atrium, Cardiff, is the home of the Faculty of Creative Industries. This series discusses the notion of creativity and its application at the Atrium. The first edition features an interview and live performance from Joseph Sobol, Professor of the George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling. Here's how Joseph tells stories through song...
 
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is an organization committed to helping children and adults learn to read and comprehend to their potential. Lindamood-Bell Radio explores a wide range of topics revolving around learning, literacy, and education. Hear from public school leaders, parents of children with learning difficulties, literacy coaches, teachers, researchers and even an inspiring college football player who is passionate about getting kids in his community reading. Lindamood-Bell's f ...
 
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Lindamood-Bell for Schools provides online professional development workshops and live, telepresence coaching to hundreds of teachers—who, in turn, make a difference for thousands of students every day. Melissa and Dave join us to talk about how they are helping our public school partners transition to distance teaching during school closures. We a…
 
On New Year's Day 1963, two bodies were discovered on an Australian riverbank. Though their identities were quickly determined, weeks of intensive investigation failed to uncover a cause or motive for their deaths. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll tell the story of the Bogle-Chandler case, which riveted Australia for year…
 
After a severe fever in 1776, Rhode Island farmer's daughter Jemima Wilkinson was reborn as a genderless celestial being who had been sent to warn of the coming Apocalypse. But the general public was too scandalized by the messenger to pay heed to the message. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll tell the story of the Public …
 
In 1942, Manitoba chose a startling way to promote the sale of war bonds -- it staged a Nazi invasion of Winnipeg. For one gripping day, soldiers captured the city, arrested its leaders, and oppressed its citizens. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll describe If Day, which one observer called "the biggest and most important …
 
In the winter of 1931, a dramatic manhunt unfolded in northern Canada when a reclusive trapper shot a constable and fled across the frigid landscape. In the chase that followed the mysterious fugitive amazed his pursuers with his almost superhuman abilities. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll describe the hunt for the "Mad …
 
Tarra talks about how her 9-year-old’s self-esteem began to plummet as a result of his struggle with math. A learning ability evaluation revealed an underlying comprehension weakness was the root cause of the math difficulty. She talks about their experience at the Lindamood-Bell Learning Center in Sydney, Australia and the effect of On Cloud Nine …
 
Philip Rycroft, the UK’s former leading Brexit civil servant delivered this Wales Governance Centre Annual Lecture at the Pierhead in Cardiff Bay, a few days before the UK General Election 2019.The former Permanent Secretary at the Department for Exiting the EU and head of the UK Governance Group in the Cabinet Office, analysed the impact of Brexit…
 
As the Civil War fractured Washington D.C., socialite Rose O'Neal Greenhow coordinated a vital spy ring to funnel information to the Confederates. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll describe one of the war's most unlikely spies, and her determination to aid the South. We'll also fragment the queen's birthday and puzzle over…
 
Mr. Kosko discusses Rock Hill’s experience implementing Lindamood-Bell professional development for all Special Education teachers across an 18,000 student district. He describes the lessons learned during roll-out, and how the implementation is changing in response to state dyslexia legislation.
 
In 1909, 22-year-old Alice Huyler Ramsey set out to become the first woman to drive across the United States. In an era of imperfect cars and atrocious roads, she would have to find her own way and undertake her own repairs across 3,800 miles of rugged, poorly mapped terrain. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll follow Ramsey…
 
In 1902, scam artist Cassie Chadwick convinced an Ohio lawyer that she was the illegitimate daughter of steel magnate Andrew Carnegie. She parlayed this reputation into a life of unthinkable extravagance -- until her debts came due. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll describe Chadwick's efforts to maintain the ruse -- and h…
 
Robert Cardiff draws a direct line between the reading breakthroughs that he experienced with Lindamood-Bell instruction in childhood, and his current success as a technology executive. Acting on his ever-present “attitude of gratitude” for what he describes as Lindamood-Bell’s “life-changing” results, Cardiff has launched a fund-raising initiative…
 
Here is a fascinating interview with Dr Thania Acarón; performer, choreographer and dance movement therapist from Puerto Rico. Thania works as Lecturer of Dance at the University of South Wales. Thania also offers international workshops on movement and wellbeing and interdisciplinary practice and is co-artistic director of Orphaned Limbs Collectiv…
 
In 1868, Scottish sailor Jack Renton found himself the captive of a native people in the Solomon Islands, but through luck and skill he rose to become a respected warrior among them. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll tell the story of Renton's life among the saltwater people and his return to the Western world. We'll also …
 
Mandy Melville is the parent of a child with dyslexia. During school holidays the family travelled from their home in Jamaica to receive specialized instruction at the Lindamood-Bell Learning Center in Miami. On one of their trips, her son asked, ‘Mummy, why am I the only child that has to go away for extra lessons?’” From that point, Melville beca…
 
In May 1840 London was scandalized by the murder of Lord William Russell, who'd been found in his bed with his throat cut. The evidence seemed to point to an intruder, but suspicion soon fell on Russell's valet. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll follow the investigation and trial, and the late revelation that decided the c…
 
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