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The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology is a tapestry of people with fascinating stories to tell. Individually and collectively, faculty, staff, students and alumni are led to improve lives, create change and help those outside privilege — often led by their own personal experiences to make change. Here are their stories.

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The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology is a tapestry of people with fascinating stories to tell. Individually and collectively, faculty, staff, students and alumni are led to improve lives, create change and help those outside privilege — often led by their own personal experiences to make change. Here are their stories.

    Going deep — and wide — into lifelong learning

    Going deep — and wide — into lifelong learning

    What Jeopardy championships and educational psychologists say about smart thinking, and how almost anyone can achieve deep and meaningful learning
     
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    • 29 min
    Smart boards and handguns: Ohio teachers gear up for class

    Smart boards and handguns: Ohio teachers gear up for class

    A revised Ohio gun law arms teachers after 24 hours of training. Education researchers see unintended consequences and better ways to stop school shootings.
    Intro music by Cooper Caffrey
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    • 26 min
    How to talk to kids about race

    How to talk to kids about race

    Conversations about race are tough. How adults handle them can change the way kids see each other. Experts offer tips to handle hard questions and empower kids to know their worth.
    Learn more about cdave.ehe.osu.edu
     
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    • 24 min
    Why we put off dealing with procrastination

    Why we put off dealing with procrastination

    You tell yourself it can wait until tomorrow — that you work best under pressure. That’s a lie.  Procrastination is self-sabotage, researchers say, and it’s easier to correct than you think.
     
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    • 29 min
    Cutting edge: Changing ideas about sustainable fashion

    Cutting edge: Changing ideas about sustainable fashion

    The clothing we buy is putting a strain on the environment. Can innovators restyle an industry to remake and redo, rather than do more harm? A researcher and a forward-thinking designer share their vision.
     
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    • 25 min
    Dying to learn: Anxiety in aftermath of Uvalde shooting

    Dying to learn: Anxiety in aftermath of Uvalde shooting

    The day after a gunman killed 21 in Texas, millions of parents nervously returned kids to school. How will adults — and kids — deal with their fear when summer break ends?
     
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    • 26 min

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