ON AIR
00:00:00 | 3:02:50

DONATE!

close

FROM THIS EPISODE

Tinkering School Founder Gever Tulley says that when kids are given sharp tools and matches, their imaginations take off and they become better problem-solvers. Journalist Jennifer Senior says the goal of raising happy children is so elusive it has put modern, middle-class parents into a panic. Poet Lemn Sissay, who was raised by the state, talks about the empty space where his family should have been. Writer Andrew Solomon dives into his childhood to describe moments of great adversity, and how they helped him build identity.

Learn more or listen again to this week's episode.

CREDITS

Host:
Guy Raz

Subscribe to the 5 Things To Do newsletter

Never miss the best of what to do with your free time.

 

More From TED Radio Hour

LATEST BLOG POSTS

Latest From KCRW

View Schedule

Events

View All Events

iTUNES SPOTIFY
AMAZON RDIO
FACEBOOK TWITTER

Player Embed Code

COPY EMBED