Tim Harford investigates numbers in the news. Numbers are used in every area of public debate. But are they always reliable? Tim and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. A half-hour programme broadcast at 1600 on Friday afternoons and repeated at 2000 on Sundays on Radio 4. BBC World Service broadcasts a short edition over the weekend.
By BBC Radio 4
Learning Matters is a Peabody Award-winning production company. For over thirteen years, we've been producing outstanding reportage about American education. Our producers, alongside veteran education correspondent John Merrow, produce podcasts that focus on all issues related to education. Some of our programs touch on school reform, leadership, the new teacher's movement, testing, NCLB and higher ed. Our journalism goes beyond just telling a story; we want to make a difference in the lives of young people. And we use our television programs and podcasts to spotlight problems and celebrate solutions. Learn more at: http://www.pbs.org/merrow
By John Merrow
AutismPodcast.org interviews educators, psychologists, and parents who work with youngsters plagued by Autistic Spectrum Disorder. The interviews are conducted by Michael Boll a certified teacher and father of an autistic boy. For more information head to our website: www.autismpodcast.org
By Michael Boll
The iSpeak Hawaiian podcast is for Hawaiians, local businesses including the local broadcast and recording industries and for anyone who is truly interested in the Hawaiian culture and its mother tongue, ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi, the Hawaiian language. ʻŌlelo Ala Nuʻukia (Mission) To use the medium of podcasting to reach a worldwide audience providing a strong introductory foundation into the language, to help boost confidence and self-esteem ultimately fostering cultural pride and identity, to help raise awareness and sensitivity by ensuring proper usage of the language creating economic viability, and to support the building of a critical mass of at least 100,000 speakers, which is key in order for the language to successfully pass from one generation to the next. Hoʻohana ʻia ka ʻōlelo aloha i haku ʻia e Holo H.
Podcasting "Learn To Speak Japanese" Lessons. The "Learn Japanese" is for those who want to learn Japanese for Real Communications. You will also learn how to write Japanese symbols such as Kanji, Hiragana and Katakana symbol. It’s an incredible experience to be able to speak with others in a different language. You will be able to enter into a different culture, a different world! Being bilingual is a very special ability, and it’s a gift that I want to give to you. So are you ready to know the secret to learning a Japanese language?
By Takanori Tomita
Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides. A professional video producer and host of one of the most popular atheist communities on the internet, Seth Andrews brings a polished format, a relaxed environment and a rage-free challenge to the religious beliefs that defined his youth.