E28: Innovation, Progress, and Education: A conversation with Rohit Krishnan
This week, we are joined by software and fin-tech investor Rohit Krishnan for a sweeping discussion of big patterns around progress and innovation, and how these present both opportunities and challenges for educators today.
Rohit is a venture capitalist and the writer of Strange Loop Canon, trying to understand the complex world through essays on innovation and progress, technology, business, science, fallibilism, probabilism and , self-proclaimedly, generally caressing the elephant's trunk and tail and hoping to understand its full majesty. You can find Rohit on Twitter (@krishnanrohit) and read his essays on his blog, Strange Loop Canon.
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.
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?
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.