E17: Accessing the Arts: A conversation with Luc Travers
Art historian and educator Luc Travers joins us this week to talk about his book, Touching the Art, a tour of five incredible artworks mean to show you ways to experience meaningful and emotionally powerful encounters with the visual arts.
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Luc Travers is the author of Touching The Art and the forthcoming book Stories in Paint: 50 Moving Artworks from American Museums (Spring '22). He leads art museum tours around the world and teaches literature to all ages. Learn more about his work at TouchingTheArt.com and LiteratureAtOurHouse.com. You can also find Luc on Twitter (@LucTravers).
Dr. Matt Bateman
Dr. Matt Bateman earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy in 2012 from the University of Pennsylvania. He taught and continued his research at Franklin and Marshall College in the Department of Psychology, on topics ranging from neuroscience to evolutionary theory to philosophy, before joining the LePort Schools as Director of Curriculum and Pedagogy in 2014.
In 2016, Dr. Matt Bateman became a founding member of Higher Ground Education. He is now Vice President of Pedagogy for Higher Ground and the Executive Director of Montessorium.
E16: The Pedagogy of Video: A conversation with Sarah Miller
This week, we have the pleasure of speaking with Sarah Miller, Program Manager at Edpuzzle about video content in education. What makes video such a unique and special tool? How do we fully leverage this amazing resource? What can we do with video that we can't do with anything else?
E15: Should There Be Less Education? A conversation with Bryan Caplan
This week, Byran Caplan, author of The Case Against Education and Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids, joins us to discuss the causes of bloat in education, and why we might be better off with less of it.
E14: The Future of Education: A conversation with Yusuf Ahmad
What will education look like in a century? Piecemeal and unbundled, or integrated? Eaten by tech—and how, if so? Where is pedagogy headed? EC? K12? College? This week, we are joined by Yusuf Ahmad, researcher, developer, and member of the Lifelong Kindergarten group, to discuss the future of education.
E04: Pedagogy of the Arts: A conversation with Fawaz Al-Matrouk
Film director Fawaz Al-Matrouk joins us this week to discuss his recent work with Higher Ground in art education for middle and high school students—which includes film, acting, sculpture, drawing, and more.