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0000017a-15d9-d736-a57f-17ff8caf0000An Examination Of Higher Education In The Granite StateThis special series presented by NHPR takes a look at the uncertain future of New Hampshire's colleges, and how they are working to stay relevant, competitive, and worth the cost.Series stories and topics will air on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, The Exchange and Word of Mouth, and you can find all of the content and special web-only features right here.________Series made possible with support from EDvestinU & The Derryfield School.0000017a-15d9-d736-a57f-17ff8caf0001

Coaching In The Classroom: What Teachers Can Learn From Athletics

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Craig Owens is an associate professor of English at Drake University, and, by his own admission, he is much more academic than athletic. This didn't stop him from merging the two worlds into a program he co-created and called "Coaching in the Classroom." Having acted as an honorary coach for the university's varsity women's basketball team, Craig was inspired to bring sports into the classroom. He spoke with producer Taylor Quimby about "Coaching in the Classroom."

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