In this episode we explore what play-based learning means to one of the world’s biggest brands in play, an award-winning primary school pedagogical leader and a human-centred design thinker.
http://traffic.libsyn.com/theedtechpodcast/LEGO_Play.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWelcome to this episode of The Edtech Podcast, where we are in takeover mode with Lego Education. What’s in this episode? In a paper by N V Scarfe in 1962 entitled “Play is Education” Einstein is quoted as saying “The Desire to arrive finally at logically connected concepts is […]
In this episode we look at how to maintain responsible and calm digital citizenship at a time of screaming headlines, whilst also looking at the necessary ethical and philosophical questions which come with advanced technology. We also review what the future of work might look like, following research conducted by Pearson and Nesta on the future of skills and employment in 2030.
With global leaders tweeting about artificial intelligence or AI as the next arms race, and forecasts predicting the near-term decimation of existing jobs markets due to artificial intelligence and automation, episode 2 is a great time to explore the question: What is AI and what has it got to do with me and my students?
This week we’re in the last of our three HigherEd focused episodes recorded at Ovum’s Future Edtech event. I’m in conversation with Nicole Engelbert, Director of Research & Analysis, at Ovum Technology. Nicole used to work as a director of admissions, so is well placed to understand the HigherEd perspective, as well as the latest industry research on innovation within the HE sector. We talk about what’s up and what’s down and the pace of change in HE.
This week we set up the series by looking at the “four foci of edtech” > mixed reality, bio-synching, data science (AI) & human-machine relations
This week I’m in conversation with Heidi Fraser-Krauss, Director of Information Services at the University of York and recent winner of CIO of the Year at Computing’s Women in IT Excellence Awards. This is is our second of three recordings from Ovum’s Future Edtech event focused on innovation in the higher education sector. Episode #91 covers everything from changes in management techniques, to working in the cloud, to resource recommendations to keep motivated working in education and tech.
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This week I’m speaking to Olivier Crouzet, Director of Pedagogy at Ecole 42. For anyone who doesn’t know Ecole 42, 42 is a private, nonprofit and tuition-free computer programming school created and funded by French billionaire Xavier Niel. “The school does not have any professors, does not issue any diploma or degree, and is open 24/7. The training is inspired by new modern ways to teach which include peer-to-peer pedagogy and project-based learning.”
I’m in conversation with the wonderful Sandy Speicher, Managing Director at Ideo Education Practice talking about design thinking in education. I also chat to Nick Robinson, Co-Founder and CEO, ELTJam about learner experience design. Finally, I give a sneak peak into what’s coming up on The Edtech Podcast next, including a brand new series in November and January.