ARW's Fall 2015 Season. From Top Left: "The Living Legacy" (Photo: Emily Hanford), "Teaching Teachers"(Photo: Emily Hanford), "From Boots to Books" (Photo: Stephen Smith), "Beyond the Blackboard" (Photo: Stephen Smith)

Our Newest Education Documentaries

This fall American RadioWorks released four hour-long radio documentaries focused on K-12 and higher education. We invite you to read more about the people and places featured in the programs.

Recent Posts

  • 11.19.15

    Building Bridges Between the Western and Arab Worlds

    There’s clearly a gulf of understanding between the Western and Arab worlds. A group called Bridges of Understanding wants to change that by helping middle and high school students in the United States talk with their peers in the Middle East and North Africa through video conferences.
  • 11.11.15

    Inside Oyler: A Conversation with Amy Scott

    Residents of Lower Price Hill in Cincinnati decided to turn a troubled neighborhood school into a community learning center, in hopes of battling urban poverty and crime. A new documentary follows the first year of the Oyler School transformation.
  • 10.29.15

    Learning to Breathe

    Can mindfulness reduce children's behavior and emotional challenges in school? That's what one district in Rockland County, N.Y. tried to find out.
  • 10.22.15

    Is the Growth Mindset Craze Overblown?

    Last week on the podcast, we ran a story about “growth mindset,” an incredibly popular educational concept having to do with motivation and self-esteem. But some people believe the craze over mindset is overblown. This week we hear from a critic.