Thinking through trade skills

    Are we too removed from how things work? When was the last time you used your hands to build something? We look at how one approaches developing the thinking skills for a career. Our guests are DR. ARTHUR L MELTON, Principal of Edward W. Book Technical High School, one of Philadelphia’s oldest Career Technical Education schools; and writer/ philosopher/motorcycle repair-shop owner MATTHEW B. CRAWFORD whose new book is called, “Shopclass as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work.” Listen to the mp3

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