E20: New Frontiers in Education: A conversation with Joseph Connor
Education has experienced two decades worth of change in the last two years. Joseph Connor joins us to help bring order to the chaos, to glimpse the present clearly enough to see the future.
Joseph is a founder, attorney, and teacher. He is the current CEO of Agora, a new startup with the goal of helping families finance their K-12 education, and the co-founder of micro-school company SchoolHouse. You can find Joseph on Twitter (@josephconnor) and learn more about his latest project on Agora's website.
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.
E21: Web3 and Education: A conversation with David Doswell and Arnaud Schenk
Written by Dr. Matt Bateman on May 5, 2022
E19: Truth, the Good Life, the University of Austin: A conversation with Pano Kanelos
Join us for a conversation with Pano Kanelos, founder of the new University of Austin, about his philosophy of higher education. What is the job of the university? How do most universities go wrong? How will UATX fix it?
E18: Public School: A Conversation with Kmele Foster and Dr. Gregory Salmieri
Kmele Foster and Dr. Gregory Salmieri join Matt Bateman for a critical discussion of public school. Is it compatible with free speech? With parental custodianship? Do we need it for cultural unity? How should we evaluate school choice proposals?
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.