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The Deployment Age of EdTech, with Amit Patel
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In this episode, we talk about how the education technology infrastructure investments years ago create the conditions for the EdTech boom today.
Return on Education: access, costs, outcomes and leverage, with Deborah Quazzo
The World of Education
In this episode, we look at EdTech trends post-pandemic, glean a couple of key takeaways from the latest ASU+GSV summit, speculate on the race to the first $100B EdTech company, and, most importantly, talk about Return on Education and what a ROE school would look like.
The opportunity of last-mile job training
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In this episode, we talk about how people's focus is shifting from the inputs to the output of education, how personalization is a misplaced idea, and how to successfully invest in job-training for young people.
Where games end and social learning begins, with Mercedes Bent
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In this episode, we explore how EdTech is shifting and giving more power to parents and students. We look at social learning and gaming, which together offer a lot of promise for the future of education.
Decentralized Schools, with Rebecca Kaden
The World of Education
In this episode, we talk about how new technology can decentralize many aspects of what school is today, so that the learning experience can really feel individual for each student.
The Unique EdTech Business Models Coming Out of Europe
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In this episode, we talk about the evolving EdTech landscape in Europe as well as the unique attributes of rising European education companies.
🔎 Really Understand Who You Are Serving, with Jinal Jhaveri
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In this episode, we talk about Jinal's lessons growing Schoolmint, how he channeled the tailwinds of the school choice movements, and what his experience can offer for schools today.
Will the Consumerization of Education Continue?
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In this episode, Jennifer and I talk about how student engagement is an outcome of strong pedagogy. We then describe a new generation of global education companies that are partnering with school districts.
Why The Teacher's Job Should Be Unbundled
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Build something kids will love and then figure out how to accomplish academic objectives within this highly motivated kind of environment. I like that as a first principle of building a new school.
From Transferring Knowledge to Transforming Students, with Andrew Barry, Founder of Curious Lion
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In this episode, we learn how everyone can design online learning experiences to repeatably effect transformations in their students' lives. Then we try to sketch out a future of what happens when more and more teachers can generate these transformations, what a world that will be!
🧭 Roadmap Club, a Feedback Loop All Schools Should Have
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In this episode, we catch up after our first chat 2 years ago. Then the school was just starting, now there is an innovative yet mature high school operating entirely online. It is the first digital-native high school I have studied closely, so I wanted to dig into their entire operating system.
420 Learning Guides Coach Learners Towards Mastery, with Kelly Smith, CEO at Prenda
Engaging Your Community
Our guest today is Kelly Smith. He is the founder and CEO of Prenda schools, a network of microschools that is spreading like wildfire across state lines, bringing project-based learning and mastery-based education to a neighborhood near you.
The Tutoring Rocketship Investing in Quality, Affordability & Convenience
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In this episode, we talk about the origin story of GoStudent, Felix's views on what makes a learning experience successful, his tips on operating a growing educational institutions, and his regional and global plans to consolidate the fragmented tutoring market.
Full-stack, deep learning that feels like an emoji shower 🎉🎉
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A coach appears as the governor of Wisconsin, a task force is put on a major water problem. Is it a classroom or a Hollywood set? Kids get clues and reports. Curiosity and motivation kick in. They launch a PR campaign, a budget...oh, and hit all their learning goals as well.
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