#127 – Alex Beard on Natural Born Learners
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What’s in this episode?
Alex Beard, former English teacher and author of the book Natural Born Learners (not Leaders Sophie!!), is in conversation with David Booth, former-founder, product manager and early stage technology investor with a background in venture capital and law.
This episode ranges from Silicon Valley, South Korea, and Singapore, to Finland, Southwark and Socrates to explore the book former edtech podcast guest Geoff Barton describes as “audacious, sassy and unafraid of the big questions” in his review for the Times Educational Supplement.
Also, awards open for entry and other audio titbits.
- Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
- David Booth,former-founder, product manager and early stage technology investor | Twitter: @daveboothy
- Alex Beard, Author and former English Teacher on a mission| Twitter: @alexfbeard
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Quotes from this episode
Geoff Barton TES Alex Beard Review
Rocketship Schools – The Learning Lab
Geoffrey West – Systems Theorist
Charles Dickens School Southwark
Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
Bett Awards – start up of the year still open for entries until 25th October
The Edtech Digest Edtech Awards – open for entries
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