Calgary EyeopenerChildren and rote learningSep 2, 2014 | 6:05A recent study from the Stanford School of Medicine says memorization plays a crucial role in the brain development of young children. We talk to a principal who is a proponent of rote learning.
Calgary Eyeopener"Misfit: Changemaker With An Edge"Sep 2, 2014 | 7:17Every year, the University of Calgary gives a free book to new students as part of its "Common Reading Program". We talk to Andreas Souvaliotis, the author of this year's book.
Edmonton AMEdmonton AM Podcast - Sept 2, 2014Sep 2, 2014 | 12:24John is talking back to school, and our Parenting Columnist is here to talk about meditating with your kids, and then our Fitness columnist is here to discuss Teen Sleeping Patterens.
Calgary EyeopenerCRTC hearings into cable and satellite TVSep 2, 2014 | 8:14How will you pay for your cable and satellite television in the future? CBC business reporter Tracy Johnson looks into the issue.
Calgary EyeopenerDr. Raj on school start timesSep 2, 2014 | 5:59Should school start times be pushed back for the benefit of sleepy teenagers? Our medical contributor Dr. Raj Bhardwaj offers his take on the issue.
Calgary EyeopenerTuesday, September 2 - Calgary Eyeopener PodcastSep 2, 2014 | 27:09Today's podcast: How rote memorization affects kids' brains; we meet the author of the University of Calgary's "common book" for the year; Dr. Raj Bhardwaj on teens and sleep; Julie Van Rosendaal with some tasty ideas for packed lunches.
Calgary EyeopenerConcerns over temporary foreign workersSep 1, 2014 | 7:01Ironworkers in the Alberta oilpatch are raising safety concerns about the use of temporary foreign workers. The CBC's Kathy Tomlinson brings us the story.
Calgary EyeopenerMonday, September 1, 2014 - Calgary Eyeopener PodcastSep 1, 2014 | 18:36Today's podcast: Foreign workers in the oilpatch present safety concerns for some Alberta ironworkers; move-in day at the University of Calgary.