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EdSurge On Air

By EdSurge On Air

A weekly podcast about the future of education, featuring insightful conversations with educators, tech innovators and scholars, hosted by EdSurge's Jeffrey R. Young and Sydney Johnson. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, an educator, or an investor, there’s something for everyone on the air.

  1. 1.
    Can Online Education Lower Costs and Improve Quality?02/12/2019
    25:03
  2. 2.
    Is Teaching an Art or a Science? New Book Takes a Fresh Look at ‘How Humans Learn.’02/05/2019
    30:27
  3. 3.
    The Professor Who Quit His Tenured Job to Make Podcasts and Lecture Videos01/29/2019
    37:26
  4. 4.
    How Much Artificial Intelligence Should There Be in the Classroom?01/23/2019
    11:25
  5. 5.
    As OER Grows Up, Advocates Stress More Than Just Low Cost01/15/2019
    16:37
  6. 6.
    How To Keep Kids From Being Mean Online01/08/2019
    27:51
  7. 7.
    How to Move From Digital Substitution to ‘Deeper Learning’01/01/2019
    12:51
  8. 8.
    This Administrator Helped Shape Tech at Colleges For More Than 40 Years. Here’s His Outlook.12/27/2018
    35:28
  1. 9.
    How Can School Leaders Personalize Learning? New Book Offers a Guide.12/18/2018
    21:18
  2. 10.
    How This Famed Chinese Venture Capitalist Thinks AI Will Reshape Teaching12/11/2018
    43:09
  3. 11.
    What Teaching to the Whole Child Looks Like in Action12/04/2018
    19:44
  4. 12.
    In China, a Generation Raised by 'Tiger Mothers' Seeks a Softer Approach11/27/2018
    28:36
  5. 13.
    New Book Looks for 'Timeless' Approach to Rethinking Schools11/20/2018
    26:11
  6. 14.
    Rethinking the First Two Years of Higher Education11/14/2018
    27:03
  7. 15.
    Has ‘Shift’ Happened? Revisiting a Viral Video From 200811/06/2018
    9:04
  8. 16.
    Is Open Content Enough? Where OER Advocates Say the Movement Must Go Next10/30/2018
    23:39
  9. 17.
    How Do You Prepare Students for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet?10/23/2018
    16:31
  10. 18.
    How to Bring Innovation to Campus Without Cheapening Education10/16/2018
    22:57
  11. 19.
    Cultural Anthropologist Mimi Ito: Good Intentions Don’t Always Mean Equitable Outcomes in Edtech10/09/2018
    22:25
  12. 20.
    What Do Edtech and IKEA Have in Common? Persuasive Design.10/02/2018
    18:36
  13. 21.
    Is Running a Company Like Leading a Classroom?09/25/2018
    24:11
  14. 22.
    Can You Teach Good Writing? We Ask One of the Greats, John McPhee09/18/2018
    25:39
  15. 23.
    Who Does Online Learning Really Serve?09/11/2018
    27:04
  16. 24.
    How A Podcast-Turned-Startup Is Trying to Get Non-Traditional Students Into Tech09/04/2018
    23:54
  17. 25.
    ‘Prohibition Will Get You Nowhere’: Cory Doctorow’s Message to Schools and Educators08/28/2018
    23:14
  18. 26.
    MOOCs are No Longer Massive. And They Serve Different Audiences Than First Imagined.08/21/2018
    21:34
  19. 27.
    The Secret Ingredient that Helps Schools, Educators and Students Learn08/14/2018
    28:10
  20. 28.
    What Students Want Colleges to Know About How They Learn08/07/2018
    26:02
  21. 29.
    Apple’s Longtime Education VP Shares Frustrations With Slow Pace of Change07/31/2018
    29:41
  22. 30.
    Why One Professor Says We Are ‘Automating Inequality’07/24/2018
    27:44
  23. 31.
    This Accelerator Seeks To Scale Equity in Schools07/17/2018
    24:11
  24. 32.
    Venture Capitalist Argues For Cheaper And Faster Alternatives to College07/10/2018
    25:24
  25. 33.
    Why Purdue Professors Continue to Protest Purdue’s Purchase of a For-Profit U.07/03/2018
    26:01
  26. 34.
    What Happens When A Public University Buys a For-Profit Online One?06/26/2018
    28:42
  27. 35.
    You Know Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson. Now Meet Comedic Scientist Sophia Shrand.06/19/2018
    19:51
  28. 36.
    Beyond Tuition: How Innovations in College Affordability Are (or Aren’t) Helping Students06/12/2018
    24:29
  29. 37.
    The Problem With an 'Engineering Model' of Personalized Learning06/05/2018
    26:57
  30. 38.
    This Australian University Wants to Rethink the Student Experience05/29/2018
    21:26
  31. 39.
    To Spark and Scale Innovation in District Schools, ‘Every Day Is Day One’05/22/2018
    24:31
  32. 40.
    Why the Lumina Foundation Is Betting Big on New Kinds of Credentials05/15/2018
    24:03
  33. 41.
    The Case For a ‘Networked' College05/10/2018
    28:01
  34. 42.
    ‘They Demonize Us.’ Randi Weingarten Talks Tensions With 'Innovators’ (and Betsy DeVos)05/08/2018
    22:20
  35. 43.
    How Harvard Is Trying to Update the Extension School for the MOOC Age05/03/2018
    24:25
  36. 44.
    Why Competency-Based Education Stalled (But Isn’t Finished)05/01/2018
    27:30
  37. 45.
    How Facebook Can Improve Privacy By Talking More With Academics04/24/2018
    22:41
  38. 46.
    Angela Duckworth Says Grit Is Not Enough04/20/2018
    13:38
  39. 47.
    Why Demographic Changes Mean Tough Challenges Ahead for College Leaders04/17/2018
    22:16
  40. 48.
    Social-Emotional Learning May Be A Limited Solution for Reforming School Discipline04/10/2018
    28:00
  41. 49.
    Computer Science Degrees and Technology’s Boom-and-Bust Cycle04/03/2018
    15:58
  42. 50.
    Unpacking Why Some Educators See the Word ‘Equity’ As a Threat03/27/2018
    20:00
  43. 51.
    VR Could Bring a New Era of Immersive Learning03/20/2018
    29:38
  44. 52.
    What Schools Could Be—and What Education Investors Get Wrong03/13/2018
    34:26
  45. 53.
    Why Professors Doubt Education Research03/06/2018
    21:45
  46. 54.
    'A Deal With the Devil': NPR Reporter Anya Kamenetz On Teaching With 'Addictive Tech' Like Facebook02/27/2018
    23:32
  47. 55.
    The Rise of ‘Outsider Education’02/20/2018
    20:40
  48. 56.
    ‘Marvel-ous Makers’ Bring Black Panther-Inspired Creations to the Classroom02/13/2018
    16:13
  49. 57.
    Podcast Extra: Overcoming Barriers to STEM Education02/09/2018
    1:05:27
  50. 58.
    The Challenges Of Teaching In The Trump Era02/06/2018
    24:15
  51. 59.
    An Education ‘Intrapreneur’ on the Difficulties Innovating a Conservative Industry01/30/2018
    24:02
  52. 60.
    The Evolving World of Microcredentials01/23/2018
    27:29
  53. 61.
    Ready Player One: Science Fiction’s Vision for The Future of Education01/16/2018
    30:07
  54. 62.
    Where the Football Field Is Now a Farm: What an ‘Urban Work College’ Looks Like01/09/2018
    24:07
  55. 63.
    ‘When’ Does Learning Happen Best? Dan Pink on the Secrets to Timing and Education01/02/2018
    29:13
  56. 64.
    Rebroadcast: What If MOOCs Really Do Revolutionize Education?12/26/2017
    26:26
  57. 65.
    The Evolution of the New York City Edtech Scene, Empowering Parents, Taxes and Policy12/19/2017
    21:26
  58. 66.
    How Teaching Using Mindfulness and Growth Mindset Can Backfire12/12/2017
    24:09
  59. 67.
    An Assembly Line of Coding Students? Tough Questions for the Computer Science Movement12/05/2017
    23:40
  60. 68.
    In a City Marked By Low Economic Mobility, One University Hopes to Build a ‘Tech Pipeline’11/28/2017
    23:44
  61. 69.
    From Advocating to Letting Your Nerd Flag Fly, Educators Are Grateful For Lessons From Students11/21/2017
    11:17
  62. 70.
    Who Controls AI in Higher Ed, And Why It Matters11/14/2017
    39:16
  63. 71.
    Looking to Bring ‘Civil Discourse’ to Education Debates, Ex Superintendent Turns Editor-and-Chief11/07/2017
    22:55
  64. 72.
    When Teaching Large Classes, Professors Shouldn’t Try To Put On a Show10/31/2017
    23:32
  65. 73.
    Pick Your Battles: Edtech Leaders Share Strategies for Engaging in Political Discourse10/24/2017
    27:15
  66. 74.
    Once Reviled in Education, Wikipedia Now Embraced By Many Professors10/17/2017
    21:57
  67. 75.
    Facebook and Fake News: Esther Wojcicki On Teaching Digital Journalism in High School10/10/2017
    23:52
  68. 76.
    In PreparedU, A College President Argues for Mixing Liberal Arts And Workplace Readiness10/03/2017
    19:07
  69. 77.
    What Will It Take to Push the K-12 Maker Movement to Be More Inclusive?09/26/2017
    23:23
  70. 78.
    MIT's Mitch Resnick on What 'Toy Story' Gets Wrong About the Future of Play09/19/2017
    26:38
  71. 79.
    Podcast Extra: Personalized Learning’s Unknowns: Silicon Schools’ Five-Year Journey09/13/2017
    27:45
  72. 80.
    Questioning the Core Assumptions of Personalized Learning with Math Blogger Dan Meyer09/12/2017
    42:20
  73. 81.
    Do the Technophobes and Technophiles Both Need a ‘New Education’?09/05/2017
    32:46
  74. 82.
    Can This MIT Student Entrepreneurship Program Bridge the Israeli-Palestinian Divide?08/30/2017
    16:25
  75. 83.
    A Data Scientist’s Warning About ‘Weapons of Math Destruction’08/22/2017
    28:00
  76. 84.
    With 3D Technology, Special Education Students Can Focus on Content—Not Access08/16/2017
    7:26
  77. 85.
    Why Late Adopters Are Skeptical of Edtech (and How to Get Them on Board)08/15/2017
    29:43
  78. 86.
    Lessons From Flipped Classrooms and Flipped Failures08/09/2017
    22:28
  79. 87.
    From the Mouths of Virtual School Students—Personalized and Flexible, or Over-Hyped and Isolating?08/01/2017
    24:44
  80. 88.
    What If MOOCs Really Do Revolutionize Education? This Popular Online Professor Thinks They Will07/25/2017
    25:55
  81. 89.
    Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani: Why An 'Hour of Code' Isn’t Enough07/19/2017
    11:51
  82. 90.
    How Childhood Has Changed (And How That Impacts Education)07/11/2017
    24:07
  83. 91.
    Tired Edtech Trends That Teachers Wish Would Retire: From the Floor of ISTE 201707/04/2017
    20:16
  84. 92.
    Stop Calling College Teachers ‘Professors.’ Try ‘Cognitive Coaches,’ Says Goucher President.06/28/2017
    25:43
  85. 93.
    Radiolab's Jad Abumrad On Creativity, Diversity, and the 'Humanities Crisis'06/26/2017
    17:28
  86. 94.
    What Skills Do Google, Pinterest, and Twitter Employees Think Kids Need To Succeed?06/21/2017
    17:05
  87. 95.
    How Students Running ‘EdSurge Independent’ Say Colleges Should Change06/14/2017
    26:35
  88. 96.
    What Edu Reporters Read: Hechinger, EdWeek, & the Chronicle on Top Stories of 201706/06/2017
    28:29
  89. 97.
    Why Sara Goldrick-Rab Sees Income Share Agreements As ‘Dangerous’ Trend05/31/2017
    28:23
  90. 98.
    Clint Smith on the Power of Twitter and How We (Often) Fail to Teach About Inequality05/23/2017
    30:31
  91. 99.
    Why Donald Graham Sold Kaplan University to Purdue for $105/17/2017
    18:26
  92. 100.
    Does Tech Support Personalized Learning—or Distract Us From What’s Really Important?05/09/2017
    1:03:35
  93. 101.
    Why Moodle’s Mastermind, Martin Dougiamas, Still Believes in Edtech After Two Decades05/02/2017
    19:58
  94. 102.
    Do Students, Principals and Superintendents See Eye-to-Eye on Eliminating Grade Levels?04/26/2017
    31:06
  95. 103.
    Reactions to a College Alternative: Debating the Merits of MissionU04/18/2017
    46:57
  96. 104.
    Beware of the Word ‘Flexible’: Architect Danish Kurani on Designing 21st Century Schools04/06/2017
    17:42
  97. 105.
    One University's Approach to Innovation: ‘You Have to Go Slow to Go Fast’04/04/2017
    22:16
  98. 106.
    What Students With Learning Differences Really Want Us to Know: Q&A with Ben Gurewitz03/28/2017
    24:12
  99. 107.
    Why Students Living on Campus Take Online Courses03/21/2017
    24:04
  100. 108.
    Dealing with a 'Culture of Fear'—Administrators on PD in the Age of Blended Learning03/15/2017
    36:08
  101. 109.
    How One University Works to ‘Humanize’ Online Teaching03/07/2017
    24:46
  102. 110.
    How Chicago's PilotED Schools Tackles Trauma, Civics Education, and "Student Identity"03/01/2017
    12:35
  103. 111.
    How One Coding School Hopes to Teach Thousands of Students, Without Professors02/21/2017
    23:10
  104. 112.
    How Middle Schoolers in Tennessee Are Gaining Access to Community College Courses02/15/2017
    24:24
  105. 113.
    President of Achieving the Dream On How Colleges Wrestle With Their Data02/07/2017
    22:33
  106. 114.
    Can Administrators Lead Innovation Without Blended Learning Experience?02/02/2017
    17:54
  107. 115.
    Why U. of Michigan’s President Says Universities Should Work to Transform Teaching01/24/2017
    15:49
  108. 116.
    The Three Lessons U.S. Schools Should Borrow from New Zealand01/17/2017
    20:42
  109. 117.
    Former EdTech Director for Obama Administration Sees Innovation Moving to the States01/10/2017
    22:25
  110. 118.
    What Does a 'Modern Classroom' Look Like—and What Should Educators Leave Behind?12/21/2016
    44:18
  111. 119.
    Want to Teach Kids to Code? Why You Should Focus on the Teachers First12/03/2016
    17:57
  112. 120.
    “A Better Future is Possible”: IDEO’s Sandy Speicher on Design Thinking in Schools11/15/2016
    33:21
  113. 121.
    Jim Shelton of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative on Personalized Learning11/01/2016
    43:59
  114. 122.
    EdSurge Extra: Minerva’s Jonathan Katzman on Making ‘the Best Seminar Possible’09/30/2016
    11:28
  115. 123.
    When Everyone Has Different Definitions of "Student Achievement"09/17/2016
    49:45
  116. 124.
    EdSurge Extra: John Deasy on His LAUSD Superintendency, Mistakes, and Going Forward09/07/2016
    25:18
  117. 125.
    EdSurge Extra: Marco Molinaro Asks, ‘How Do We Maximize Learning?’09/02/2016
    7:16
  118. 126.
    Pitfalls and Triumphs—What I Learned From My Year in Edtech08/28/2016
    19:19
  119. 127.
    EdSurge Extra: Bridget Burns' Call to Edtech Entrepreneurs: 'Start With Empathy'08/25/2016
    9:58
  120. 128.
    Megan Stewart, Unity's Head of Global Education08/19/2016
    47:49
  121. 129.
    The '$1000 Pencil'—Why Edtech Companies Aren’t Pushing the Envelope08/15/2016
    30:11
  122. 130.
    What Data Privacy Laws Should Schools Watch Out for This Year?08/08/2016
    32:07
  123. 131.
    EdSurge Extra: We Don’t Have Resources to Keep Up with Edtech--Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes Q&A08/02/2016
    21:58
  124. 132.
    Empathy, Technology, and How to Reduce School Suspensions by 50%07/29/2016
    29:59
  125. 133.
    Yuta Tonegawa and the Japanese Hour of Code07/23/2016
    45:32
  126. 134.
    What Does a Superintendent Look For in an Edtech Product?07/17/2016
    23:05
  127. 135.
    Is Google Education Threatened By Amazon's Open Content Platform?07/10/2016
    19:09
  128. 136.
    The Edtech Industry Has "Created a Mess"——Q&A with Mike Dorsey and Alan November07/05/2016
    14:42
  129. 137.
    EdSurge Extra: SNHU’s Paul LeBlanc Wants Higher Ed to Back Up Its Claims07/01/2016
    27:14
  130. 138.
    Game Design 101--How University Students Are Getting a Crash Course in Collaboration06/25/2016
    28:42
  131. 139.
    Savannah College's VR Multiplayer Robot Arena Wins E3 College Gaming Competition06/22/2016
    21:59
  132. 140.
    EdSurge Extra: On the Floor of E3 with a Game Design Academy Founder06/17/2016
    26:03
  133. 141.
    Virtual Reality, Cultural Exchange and Empathy: An Interview with Global Nomads' Grace Lau06/12/2016
    46:53
  134. 142.
    How Does an Edtech Company Grow? A Look Inside EdSurge06/06/2016
    22:38
  135. 143.
    Author Paul Tough on Whether Grit Can Be "Taught"05/31/2016
    21:32
  136. 144.
    EdSurge Extra: The Department Of Energy's Cybersecurity Technology at Maker Faire05/23/2016
    6:20
  137. 145.
    Edsurge Extra: The Department of Energy's Supercomputers at Maker Faire05/23/2016
    2:40
  138. 146.
    EdSurge Extra: The Department of Energy's Sensor Technology at Maker Faire05/23/2016
    2:50
  139. 147.
    EdSurge Extra: The Soldering Tent at Maker Faire05/23/2016
    1:35
  140. 148.
    EdSurge Extra: The Baker Family at Maker Faire05/23/2016
    2:52
  141. 149.
    EdSurge Extra: Maker Movement Q&A with MIT's Mitch Resnick05/23/2016
    26:52
  142. 150.
    How Will We Know What U.S. Education is Equitable? Interviews From NVSF Summit 201605/23/2016
    23:50
  143. 151.
    EdSurge Extra: EdSurge CEO Betsy Corcoran Interviews Edgenuity CEO Sari Factor05/17/2016
    17:29
  144. 152.
    School Segregation is Everyone's Issue, with Hartford Schools' Enid Rey05/14/2016
    17:58
  145. 153.
    What Do Students Think of Technology in the Classroom?05/07/2016
    12:29
  146. 154.
    Ted Mitchell and the Realities of Higher Ed Innovation05/02/2016
    31:49
  147. 155.
    White House Science Fair, Part 2: A Subway Trash Vacuum04/25/2016
    34:50
  148. 156.
    White House Science Fair, Part 1: A Solar Car Charger04/25/2016
    21:19
  149. 157.
    EdSurge Extra, Investor Spotlight: Brigette Lau of Social Capital04/19/2016
    22:50
  150. 158.
    EdSurge Extra, Investor Spotlight: Brian Dixon of Kapor Capital04/18/2016
    36:06
  151. 159.
    EdSurge Extra, Investor Spotlight: Jennifer Carolan of Reach Capital04/18/2016
    18:26
  152. 160.
    Inside Newark's New Initiative to Teach Residents How to Make Mobile Apps04/16/2016
    38:01
  153. 161.
    What it Takes to Turn Around a Rural School04/11/2016
    58:01
  154. 162.
    Can Technology Save the Teaching Profession? Q&A with Barnett Berry04/03/2016
    25:42
  155. 163.
    Mindset Works' Eduardo Briceño: Run a Marathon to Solve the Right Problem03/26/2016
    28:18
  156. 164.
    EdSurge Extra: 'Kid President' Creator Talks Student Voice, Video in the Classroom, and Beyonce03/23/2016
    23:39
  157. 165.
    Reading Rainbow's LeVar Burton on Whether Digital Books Will Replace Print03/21/2016
    32:40
  158. 166.
    Data, Efficacy and Accountability with Former Principal Eric Sheninger at SXSWedu03/11/2016
    30:02
  159. 167.
    The Price of Free03/07/2016
    15:55
  160. 168.
    Can Tech Curb Sexual Assault on College Campuses?02/28/2016
    29:23
  161. 169.
    Larry Cuban on Edtech and the Problem with Venture-Backed Companies02/20/2016
    44:05
  162. 170.
    Is Personalized Learning a Waste of Time, or the Big Answer?02/13/2016
    20:50
  163. 171.
    Our Adaptive Learning Meetup02/08/2016
    57:26
  164. 172.
    The News—January 23-3001/31/2016
    7:41
  165. 173.
    Famed Math Teacher Dan Meyer on the State of Math Education Today01/27/2016
    34:42
  166. 174.
    EdSurge Extra: An Interview With Samaira Mehta, the 8-Year-Old Creator of Coderbunnyz01/24/2016
    7:09
  167. 175.
    When Turning A Class Into a Game Is the Only Option01/18/2016
    20:44
  168. 176.
    A Q&A with Salman Khan: "I Hope That We're Always Experimental"01/11/2016
    26:50
  169. 177.
    EdSurge Extra (r): How to Build a $1.5B Company12/28/2015
    15:03
  170. 178.
    'Twas the Night Before EdSurge12/24/2015
    2:55
  171. 179.
    The Future of the Maker Movement and Education12/21/2015
    18:52
  172. 180.
    Shark Attack! EdSurge Runs a PD Shark Tank12/11/2015
    56:15
  173. 181.
    So You Want to Sell to a Superintendent...12/05/2015
    21:26
  174. 182.
    EdSurge Extra - "Student Voice (Literally) - Two Student Podcasts"11/26/2015
    15:56
  175. 183.
    The Big, Big Computer Science Gender Gap11/23/2015
    29:02
  176. 184.
    EdSurge Extra - "Steve Blank to Entrepreneurs: Passion Doesn't Guarantee Success"11/16/2015
    25:53
  177. 185.
    What Stood Out at iNACOL?11/11/2015
    24:04
  178. 186.
    Minecraft is Coming to a School Near You11/06/2015
    35:34
  179. 187.
    O Canada! Our Edtech Savvy Neighbour10/31/2015
    20:08
  180. 188.
    Do High-Income Communities Best Support Education Innovation?10/24/2015
    41:39
  181. 189.
    EdSurge Extra: "How the EdCamp Movement Went Viral" - Interview with Hadley Ferguson10/20/2015
    17:10
  182. 190.
    Whose Data Is It, Anyway? An EdSurge Debate on Privacy10/17/2015
    26:37
  183. 191.
    When Educators Break Up With Companies10/06/2015
    19:01
  184. 192.
    Bioprinting Enters the Classroom Makerspace10/02/2015
    27:18
  185. 193.
    Selling to Schools vs. Selling to Consumers: A Guide09/26/2015
    23:39
  186. 194.
    EdSurge Extra: "Don't Reform Education: Transform It" - Interview with Dr. Gisele Huff09/26/2015
    24:02
  187. 195.
    Why Students Are Saying '#IStandWithAhmed, Too'09/16/2015
    14:58
  188. 196.
    Esther Wojcicki on Becoming a 'Moonshot' Educator and Innovator08/31/2015
    20:03
  189. 197.
    Blended Learning Buzzword Bingo! An Interview with Michael Horn08/31/2015
    18:49
  190. 198.
    The Three Big Edtech Trends for the New School Year08/25/2015
    21:15
  191. 199.
    What School Model Designers Can Learn from Food Trucks08/11/2015
    31:50
  192. 200.
    EdSurge Extra: How to Level Up Your Professional Development and 'Pajama Learning'08/06/2015
    47:47

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