E33: Learning from a Mentor: A conversation with Audrey Wisch
Mentoring is the oldest model of education, but it is uncommon today. Why is so effective? Why is it now rare? Why does it still matter? Join us for a discussion with Audrey Wisch of Curious Cardinals.
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Audrey Wisch is the Co-Founder and CEO of Curious Cardinals, an ed-tech company that empowers K-12 students to explore and pursue their passions with the guidance of a network of college mentors. Audrey has shared her grand vision on Forbes and CNN, and was recognized this year in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Education and Youngest category. You can find Audrey on Twitter, @AudreyWisch, and learn more about Curious Cardinals 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.
E32: Independence Through Risk: A Conversation with Lenore Skenazy
Join us for a chat with Lenore Skenazy, of Free Range Kids and Let Grow, about raising independent children—why it’s so important, why it’s so hard for parents and educators to get right, and how to do it.
E31: Educating for Virtue: A conversation with Jeremy Tate
Join us for a conversation with Jeremy Tate, creator of the Classic Learning Test. Motivated by a desire to reconnect knowledge and virtue, the CLT is an alternative to the traditional American SAT and ACT college entrance exams. Listen to hear more about the origins of standardized college exams in the U.S., the pedagogy behind the CLT, and where virtue fits in.
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.