This week the #EduWin crew of Michelle Russell and James Gubbins catch up with Lisa Westman (@lisa_westman) to hear about the culmination of her Shark Tank Unit (see episode #35). We also recap our whirlwind ICE Conference experience! A week that many of us in the midwest look forward too all year long.
Following upon our November post The First Crack of the EdTech Hype Bubble of 2011-2013, I wanted to step back and take a longer term view over the past three investment cycles of 1998-2014 and assess what might be learned about those edtech startups to successfully scale, or at least achieve outsized liquidity events.
In this episode, Sam (@samuelstecher) opens up to Mark (@mc_bossy) about a recent tragedy that happened at his elementary school. He discusses what happened, the steps that needed to be taken to help the students, and how the school pulled together during this very difficult time. If your school has ever been through a crisis, you will want to listen to this podcast.
Editor’s Note: This post was written by Vicky Guo of Educelerate, with snarky editorializing by Christopher Nyren. You can follow them both on Twitter at, respectively, @vickyguo66 and @cnyren or, collectively, @Educelerate. Educelerate has been hanging out at the annual SXSWedu conference in Austin this week. Having attending the full range of education conferences from those for investors in public equities (BMO Capital Markets “Back to School”) and venture capital (ASU EI Summit) or online educators in K-12 (iNACOL) and Higher Ed (Sloan C), we can […]
This week on the aRTs Roundtable talk about the activities, life events, and things we all are working on. Being an educator spills over into our personal life. We talk about topics dear to our hearts and are all centered upon relationships we have in our journey of arts education. Show Host: Carol Broos Show Contributors: Tricia Fuglestad, Jennifer Kolze and Brenda Muench Leave us some feedback! Contact us with any questions or comments- firstname.lastname@example.org
Troy Cockrum and Joan Brown interviewed Danesa Menge, a 7th Grade ELA teacher from Houston, California. The 3 discuss ways teachers can have students blog in the classroom, platforms that can be used, uses of instragram and twitter in the classroom, uses of blogs and social media outside the classroom, and more.
The EdReach Crew had a chance to chat about the future of learning with Atari Co-founder Nolan Bushnell. Hear what he had to say about how to quantify learning. We asked him: how do you quantify creativity and engagement?