E30: Rethinking Pedagogy, Online: A conversation with Garrett Smiley and Jeffrey Imrich
What pedagogy plays well with virtual and tech-enabled education? Discovery-based? Project-based? Both? Neither? Join us for a lively discussion with Garrett Smiley of Sora Schools, and Jeffrey Imrich of Rock by Rock.
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Garrett Smiley is the Co-Founder and CEO of Sora Schools, an online, accredited middle and high school that aims to help students achieve their full potential through project-based learning and real-world experience. You can find Garrett on Twitter, learn more about Sora Schools and their mission on their website, and watch for updates on Twitter.
Jeffrey Imrich is the co-founder of Rock by Rock, an education start-up that leverages a blended-learning platform to bring project-based learning to K-5 everywhere. You can learn more about Rock by Rock on their 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.
E31: Educating for Virtue: A conversation with Jeremy Tate
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E29: Merging High School, College, and Work: A conversation with Ivan Cestero
One big idea in secondary and post-secondary education: collapse everything together. Join us for a discussion with Ivan Cestero of Portal Schools, on making high school a comprehensive bridge to adulthood.
E28: Innovation, Progress, and Education: A conversation with Rohit Krishnan
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.
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?