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  • 00:40

    BOOSTING BRAIN POWER: 52 WAYS FOR EDUCATORS TO USE WHAT SCIENCE TELLS US

    in Education

    BOOSTING BRAIN POWER: 52 WAYS FOR EDUCATORS TO USE WHAT SCIENCE TELLS US


    Young children and brain development....we have Gryphon House author and Co-founder of the New Directions Institute for Early Childhood Brain Development, Dr. Jill Stamm

  • 00:29

    Support for Grieving Families

    in Parents

    Julie Hatch is a highly sought after family advocate and mentor, speaker and writer.  She is a contributing author for the book, "Warrioress Rising" - a book about women who have healed from sexual abuse, due to be released this summer.  She is the creator of an online YouTube show called Ollin TV, which will be launching August 3rd this summer. 


    Julie is an expert connector and considers connecting with others one of her greatest joys and pleasures.  Her passion of assisting others on a path of healing as a certified emotional health coach and alternative health fascilitator, is what ultimately gave birth to her business, Ollin Connections (www.OllinConnections.com). 


    Born and raised in Southern California, Julie and her family eventually planted roots in Northern Utah.  She is a mother of 2 young adults and one 8-yr-old daughter.  She has a background in Education and Energy Psychology.  She also homeschools her daughter.  She and her husband have been married for 9 years and have formed a blended family.  Julie understands the unique dynamics that are present in each family and loves to support parents in families in their divine roles as stewards of their children through her 2 support groups on Facebook:


    www.Facebook.com/groups/WholeheartedParentingKids (For parents of kids)


    www.Facebook.com/groups/WholeHeartedParenting (For parents of teens)


    You can stay connected with Julie in the "Divine Parenting with Julie Hatch" fan page:  www.Facebook.com/groups/DivineParentingFanPage


    In today's episode, Julie will be sharing ways parents can support children thorugh the grieving process. 


     

  • 00:44

    THE UPCOMING EETC CONFERENCE : TECHNOLOGY FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

    in Education

    THE UPCOMING EETC CONFERENCE : TECHNOLOGY FOR YOUNG CHILDREN


    Part of NAEYC 's conference, The Early Education and Technology for Children (EETC) Conference started in 2011 with the goal of bringing researchers, policymakers, and educators together to further conversations around what works for young children and to inspire innovative change on the behalf of children everywhere. Dr. Ben Heuston, President of Waterford Institute and founding sponsor of the conference is our guest

  • 00:23

    Tom Corbett Author of Ouch, Now I Remember

    in Books

    The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview Tom Corbett Author of Ouch, Now I Remember.


    Tom Corbett’s life has taken him from childhood poverty in Boston, to joining the Peace Corps and traveling to India to help the underprivileged, to becoming a renowned policy-maker who helped draft historic welfare legislation with President Bill Clinton.  In his new, insightful, and witty memoir, Ouch! Now I Remember, he talks about his life journey from doing nuclear fallout drills in his hand-me downs as a kid, to trying to fundamentally change the face of poverty as an adult.


     

  • 00:09

    18 HOLES WITH BING: Golf, Life, and Lessons from Dad ...by Nathaniel Crosby

    in Entertainment

    The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview ..Nathaniel Crosby author of 18 HOLES WITH BING: Golf, Life, and Lessons from Dad.


    In 18 HOLES WITH BING, Bing Crosby’s son Nathaniel pays tribute to his father in eighteen enlightening stories, shedding light on our perception of Bing the singer, and describing how he was, to Nathaniel and many others alike, Bing the golfer. 
    Full of stories and entertaining anecdotes of Bing Crosby’s time on the course, the tournaments he created and later sponsored, and the lessons he shared with his son through the game, this book offers a new glimpse of a man and of a time in the golden era of Hollywood: Bing’s years entertaining troops throughout the war, his famous friends of stage and screen, his golf and entertainment tours throughout Europe, and, most of all, the humbleness with which America’s greatest star played America’s greatest pastime. 


    18 HOLES WITH BING is a collection of memories of a father and son on the golf course, and the lessons, about the game and about life, that Bing imparted. In it, Nathaniel Crosby introduces a whole new generation to his father, and showcases never-before-told stories of father and son and the unique sport that bonded them. 


     


       

  • 00:07

    Wanda Durant will discuss 'The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story'

    in Entertainment

    The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview Wanda Durant. She will discuss 'The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story' - Premieres May 7th at 8pm ET/PT on Lifetime.


    Basketball great Kevin Durant of The Oklahoma City Thunder captured the hearts of the nation when he accepted the 2014 NBA Most Valuable Player Award with his emotional speech crediting all of his success to his mother, Wanda Pratt, naming her “the real MVP.” Pratt’s moving story of a mother’s love, tenacity and sacrifice unfolds on Saturday, May 7 at 8pm ET/PT in The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story, just in time celebrate all the mothers around the world for Mother’s Day.


    Executive produced by Academy Award nominee, Golden Globe, Grammy, SAG and Emmy Award winner Queen Latifah and her Flavor Unit team, the inspiring true story stars Cassandra Freeman (Inside Man, Single Ladies) stars as Wanda, Tracie Thoms (Cold Case, Rent) as her best friend and confidante, and Pauletta Washington (Wilma) portrays her mother Barbara. Daniel Bellomy and Nic Few star as the adult Kevin and Tony respectively.


    The Real MVP: The Wanda Pratt Story is produced by A+E Studios (UnREAL). Executive producers from Flavor Unit are Queen Latifah (Steel Magnolias, The Rap Game), Shakim Compere (Bessie) and Shelby Stone (Bessie).Wanda Pratt also executive produces with Gina Ford and Brynee Baylor as co-executive producers. The film is directed by Nelson George (Life Support, A Ballerina’s Tale) and written by Yolonda Lawrence (Witches of East End) and Ligiah Villalobos (Ed).

  • 00:21

    Openness in Adoption - Helpful or Harmful?

    in Family

    In adoption today there is a tremendous amount of discussion that takes place around the topic of openness. Are you wondering what all the fuss is about? Social work supervisor, Nancy Cannon discusses the implications of open adoption on birth parents, adoptive parents, and children. Tune In for Adoption Openness 101!!!! And don't forget that if you're listening to the show LIVE on Tuesday you can call in and ask a question.


     

  • 00:35

    Taking Back Our Classrooms (with Barbara Wood)

    in Women

    My guest today is Barbara Wood. Barbara has been a teacher for thirty eight years, both in Australia and the United States.  She has a BS in English and history with a minor in political science; a post-graduate degree in drama in education; a post-graduate degree in media studies; and a master’s degree in adult education and training with a focus on creativity in education.   Today, Barbara  and I will be talking about how her book “Taking Back Our Classroom”. Tune in to hear more. 


     


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  • 00:35

    The Importance of Kindness w/ Kelsey Gryniewicz, Random Acts of Kindness

    in Self Help

    Sister Jenna welcomes Kelsey Gryniewicz to the America Meditating Radio Show to discuss the importance of kindness and the wonderful work that the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation is doing to make the world a better place.


    Kelsey, is the communications director at the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting kindness in the world through random acts of kindness, kindness stories, educational programs and much more. Visit www.randomactsofkindness.org.  Watch Kindness Videos.


    Free Kindness Lesson Plans for K-12.


    Get the Off the Grid Into the Heart CD by Sister Jenna.  Like America Meditating on FB & follow us on Twitter.  Download our free Pause for Peace App for Apple or Android.

  • 02:02

    Laughing and Loving in Chicago Comedy Show Raises Money For Hales

    in Women

    Hales Franciscan all boys High School provides the model of education many parents would like to see for their sons. Morals, ethics, self discipline, self respect, academic excellence, career goals. But for some families, the cost of this private Catholic institution is simply more than their budget can handle. So the alumni and the board of Hales created a fundraiser "Laughing and Loving in Chicago" in which eight comedians will perform their best comedy routines before a live audience, bringing the spirit of joy and laughter to Chicago. This event, spearheaded by 1967 Hales alumni Jerome P. Barney, will be taped for television and rebroadcast as a comedy series. Find out how you can get tickets to this made for TV event, and help parents who are striving to send their sons to an outstanding educational institution. Our guest today is Attorney Jerome P. Barney

  • 00:58

    Tuesday Teachings With Pastor Lester Carver For 5-3-2016

    in Religion

    TUESDAYS  ON THE SPIRIT ALIVE MINISTRIES NETWORK


    Tuesday Teaching With Pastor Lester Carver


    Join Him @ 7:00AM (EST) - 6:00 (CST) - 4:00 AM (PST)
    Call 714-364-4337


    Join our Director of Education; Pastor Lester Carver as he shares biblical principals that will help you to transform every area of your life. This program will teach you how to unlock your potential through the word of God by the power of the Holy Spirit. Come study to show yourselves approved with us here on the Transformation Station.  


    Yes, we're giving you more of what your soul is looking for right here on the Spirit Alive Network 


    Taking It To Streets: Mondays @ 5:00 PM (PST) On The Spirit Alive Network


    Tuesday Teachings: Tuesdays @ 7:00 AM (EST) On The Spirit Alive Ministries Network


    Tell It Tuesday: Tuesdays @ 11:00 PM (EST) On The Spirit Alive Network


    The Faith Cafe: Wednesday @ 4:00 PM (PST) On The Spirit Alive Ministries Network


    Prayer Changes Things: Wednesdays @ 7:00 PM (PST) On The Spirit Alive Network 


    Walking Wounded: Thursdays @ 7:00 PM (PST) On The Spirit Alive Ministries Network


    Every Man Standing: Fridays @ 5:00 PM (PST) On The Spirit Alive Network


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    Spirit Alive Praise & Worship: Sundays @ 9:00 AM (PST) On The Spirit Alive Ministries Network


    Visit our website at www.spiritalivebiblestudies.org