E27: Web3 in Education: A conversation with Vriti Saraf
Should educators care about blockchain? What does web3 actually help solve for in education? How does it relate to other trends in education? This week, we are joined by Vriti Saraf to talk through these questions and more as we envision the future of education and the web.
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Vriti is the founder of k20 Educators, the next generation of social learning for educators. Vriti has served as a teacher, dean, & director in public, private, & charter schools both locally & internationally across k12 & higher education. Vriti is also the cofounder of Ed3DAO, the first DAO for educators. You can find Vriti on Twitter, @VritiSaraf.
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.
E28: Innovation, Progress, and Education: A conversation with Rohit Krishnan
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E26: The Tumultuous History of Active Learning: A conversation with Martin Bickman
This week, we are joined by Professor Martin Bickman of the University of Colorado Boulder to discuss the American tradition of "active learning" and its relationship to John Dewey and the Transcendentalist movement.
E25: The Microschool Revolution: A conversation with Josh and Kirk Umbehr
Join us for a conversation with Kirk and Josh Umbehr of a.school, a microschool management platform. We discuss a.school's unique model—and also why structural innovation is on the critical path for education reform.
E24: Concentration and Character Development: A conversation with Rebecca Girn
Join us for a discussion with Rebecca Girn, Chief Programs Officer of Higher Ground Education, about the process Montessori called “normalization”: centering one’s developing self with concentration and work.