Spotlight: Jack Lane, Educators as First Responders, Big Muddy Adventures

    In this week’s episode, learn how Stage began in Kirkwood and meet one of the founders, the complex relationship between two of the most celebrated landscape painters of their eras, a hands-on guide to mental health for students and teachers, Saint Louis University research helps reduce crash rates for teenage drivers with ADHD, how a 14-year-old’s first job lead to a lifelong passion, and an adventurous way to connect with St. Louis waterways.

    Jack Lane Gives His Regards to Broadway
    Co-Founder of Stages St. Louis, Jack Lane, is retiring from that job but will be producing shows on Broadway and trying to bring them to St. Louis for a tryout.

    “Monet/Mitchell: Painting the French Landscape” at the Saint Louis Art Museum
    This exhibit at the Saint Louis Art Museum presents works by the renowned French Impressionist Claude Monet and American Abstract Expressionist Joan Mitchell.

    Classroom Matters: Educators as First Responders with Dr. Deborah Offner
    On this episode of the Classroom Matters podcast, host Kristy Houle talks with Dr. Deborah Offner, who brings more than 2 decades of experience in schools and colleges as a classroom teacher, counselor, administrator, and consultant. She has written a new book called Educators as First Responders: A Teacher’s Guide to Adolescent Development and Mental Health, Grades 6-12, which is a comprehensive, hands-on guide to adolescent development and mental health for teachers and other educators of students in grades 6-12. During this conversation we discuss topics such as recognizing verbal and nonverbal signs of distress in students and how to prevent teacher burnout.

    Researcher Finds Focal+ Driver Training Technology Reduces Crash Rates for Teenage Drivers with ADHD
    SLU researcher is helping to prove the success of a new driver simulation training program for teenage drivers with ADHD.

    Meet the Artist: Reinhard Herzog
    Reinhard Herzog is one of the world’s foremost glassblowers. Learn about his history as a glassblower, his work for Disney, and his unique creation which he calls the “Big Bang Ornament”.

    Float On by STL Made
    From the Boathouse to the Mississippi, Big Muddy Adventures offers St. Louisans a chance to connect with the region’s waterways.

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