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EdSurge Podcast

By EdSurge Podcast

A weekly podcast about how education is changing. Join host Jeff Young and other EdSurge reporters as they sit down with educators, innovators and scholars for frank and in-depth conversations.

  1. 1.
    During a Pandemic, Can College Be … Fun? Campus Diaries, Ep. 309/22/2020
    36:48
  2. 2.
    Is Learning on Zoom the Same as In Person? Not to Your Brain09/15/2020
    24:15
  3. 3.
    Is This College? Pandemic Campus Diaries, Ep. 209/08/2020
    38:21
  4. 4.
    Howard Gardner on His Theory of Multiple Intelligences, and Lessons for COVID-19 Era09/01/2020
    29:07
  5. 5.
    How Do You Prepare for a Pandemic Semester? Campus Diaries, Ep. 108/25/2020
    43:51
  6. 6.
    Now That the Pandemic Hit, Will Employers Keep Giving Tuition Benefits?08/18/2020
    26:38
  7. 7.
    First-Year Teachers Reflect on the Pandemic08/11/2020
    21:30
  8. 8.
    New Challenges for College Retention in the COVID-19 Era08/04/2020
    33:17
  1. 9.
    Why It’s So Hard to Lower the Cost of Textbooks07/28/2020
    28:52
  2. 10.
    Longtime Educator Jamaal Bowman Is Headed to Congress. Here’s His Take on Reopening Schools07/21/2020
    29:40
  3. 11.
    Should Instructors Rethink Final Exams? Some Profs Try 'Epic Finales'07/14/2020
    29:23
  4. 12.
    Fighting Misinformation in the Age of COVID-1907/07/2020
    29:47
  5. 13.
    Do Selective Colleges Favor the Rich and Work Against the American Dream?06/30/2020
    28:11
  6. 14.
    A First-Gen College Student Talks Fauxmencement, Loan Debt and Advice for Educators06/23/2020
    24:02
  7. 15.
    What a Forgotten Instructional Fad From the ‘70s Reveals About Teaching06/16/2020
    24:20
  8. 16.
    Reading, Writing and .. AI Literacy? Conrad Wolfram Wants to ‘Fix’ Math Education06/09/2020
    37:43
  9. 17.
    Parents Are Getting More involved During Remote Learning. Is That a Good Thing?06/02/2020
    18:24
  10. 18.
    A Professor Known for Viral Videos Gives Advice for Teaching Online05/27/2020
    36:54
  11. 19.
    Did Students Learn As Much During Remote Online Instruction?05/19/2020
    24:22
  12. 20.
    Why Students Want Tuition Refunds Over Shift to Online Teaching05/12/2020
    25:38
  13. 21.
    Researcher Behind ‘10,000-Hour Rule’ Says Good Teaching Matters, Not Just Practice05/05/2020
    32:29
  14. 22.
    How YouTube Star John Green Thinks About His Educational Videos04/28/2020
    33:32
  15. 23.
    Studying While Financially Stressed During COVID-1904/21/2020
    22:44
  16. 24.
    What a Global 'Corona Diaries' Project Reveals About Education During The Pandemic04/16/2020
    15:18
  17. 25.
    One Teacher’s Year Inside the World’s Largest Library04/14/2020
    25:57
  18. 26.
    When 7 Family Members Continue Their Studies While Sheltered In Place04/07/2020
    24:30
  19. 27.
    The Future of K-12 School Post-Coronavirus04/02/2020
    18:35
  20. 28.
    How a Preschool for At-Risk Children Is Prioritizing Mental Health During COVID-19 Closures03/31/2020
    27:14
  21. 29.
    Bonus Episode: Scenes From College Classes Forced Online by COVID-1903/26/2020
    21:13
  22. 30.
    ‘Let Yourself Off the Hook’: Advice for Teachers and Parents During COVID-1903/23/2020
    28:16
  23. 31.
    How Librarians Continue Their Work Digitally Even as Coronavirus Closes Libraries03/17/2020
    35:49
  24. 32.
    Bonus Episode: Coronavirus Has Led to a Rush of Online Teaching. How Can Professors Manage?03/11/2020
    24:26
  25. 33.
    How Education is Becoming the Front Lines for Debating the Role of Algorithms03/10/2020
    47:05
  26. 34.
    Bonus Episode: Healing the Youngest Victims of the Opioid Crisis03/04/2020
    24:15
  27. 35.
    What Does Inclusive Teaching Look Like?03/03/2020
    30:59
  28. 36.
    Dave Eggers on Finding Creative Refuge From the ‘Lunacy’ of Technology02/25/2020
    35:00
  29. 37.
    How ‘Dialogue’ Can Create Empathy in a Divided Classroom02/18/2020
    25:36
  30. 38.
    Why Talking About ‘Screen Time’ Is the Wrong Conversation02/11/2020
    26:38
  31. 39.
    A Case For Educational Innovation Without ‘Disruption’02/04/2020
    29:38
  32. 40.
    Students Today Are Learning All The Time. Can Schools Keep Up?01/28/2020
    18:18
  33. 41.
    How Stretching to Pay for College Is Altering Middle Class Life01/21/2020
    25:39
  34. 42.
    Can Teaching 'Hope' Revive Democracy?01/14/2020
    22:41
  35. 43.
    When a Homecoming Video Raises Questions About Campus Diversity01/08/2020
    22:18
  36. 44.
    Encore Episode: How Far Parents Will Go to Save on College12/31/2019
    16:43
  37. 45.
    Teaching Students How to Live a Good Life12/24/2019
    16:07
  38. 46.
    Why Music Education Is More Than Learning How to Play12/17/2019
    17:52
  39. 47.
    A Podcast for Every Discipline? The Rise of Educational Audio12/10/2019
    21:40
  40. 48.
    When College Becomes a Benefit of Employment12/03/2019
    29:53
  41. 49.
    How Algorithms are Changing Low-Wage Work11/26/2019
    30:39
  42. 50.
    Many Frustrated Teachers Say It’s Not Burnout—It’s Demoralization11/19/2019
    17:53
  43. 51.
    The Latest Innovation in Student Retention at Colleges: 'Food Scholarships'11/12/2019
    18:47
  44. 52.
    What Happened to the '$100 Laptop' Project?11/05/2019
    32:48
  45. 53.
    Speed Demons: How Quantum Computing Could Change Education10/29/2019
    24:22
  46. 54.
    An Astronaut’s Guide to Culturally Responsive Teaching10/22/2019
    26:24
  47. 55.
    A ’Golden Age’ of Teaching and Learning at Colleges?10/15/2019
    29:26
  48. 56.
    The Internet Can Be a Force for Good. Here’s How.10/08/2019
    21:34
  49. 57.
    Can a Sitcom Teach Philosophy? Meet a Scholar Advising 'The Good Place'10/01/2019
    28:05
  50. 58.
    The Challenge of Teaching News Literacy09/24/2019
    24:55
  51. 59.
    Bonus Episode: How Choosing College is Like Buying a Milkshake09/19/2019
    27:57
  52. 60.
    The Fight to Preserve African-American History09/17/2019
    20:29
  53. 61.
    A Bored Student Hacked His School's Systems. Will the Edtech Industry Pay Attention?09/10/2019
    17:04
  54. 62.
    Satirical Takes on Higher Ed and Why They Matter09/03/2019
    30:59
  55. 63.
    Forget the Scientific Method — Why We May Be Teaching Science All Wrong08/27/2019
    23:15
  56. 64.
    The New Jim Code? Race and Discriminatory Design08/20/2019
    26:52
  57. 65.
    Can Anyone Be an Inventor? Why MIT’s Invention Education Officer Says Yes08/13/2019
    20:21
  58. 66.
    Mixed Reactions to the Latest College Admissions Scandal08/06/2019
    16:18
  59. 67.
    How to Bring ‘Mastery Learning’ to the Classroom07/30/2019
    23:14
  60. 68.
    What 6 Million Syllabi Reveal About Higher Education07/23/2019
    13:13
  61. 69.
    Bonus Episode: When an Online Teaching Job Becomes a Window into Child Abuse07/17/2019
    21:43
  62. 70.
    Sal Khan: Test Prep Is ’the Last Thing We Want to Be’07/16/2019
    27:33
  63. 71.
    What Impact Investing Means in Education07/09/2019
    21:19
  64. 72.
    Meet Anthony Johnson: Teacher of the Year. Rebel ‘Mayor.’ High School Drop-Out.07/02/2019
    10:55
  65. 73.
    Higher Ed Has Become an 'Entrepreneurial and Philanthropic Wild West’06/25/2019
    22:39
  66. 74.
    What It’s Like Navigating the Strictest Student Privacy Law in the Country06/18/2019
    20:30
  67. 75.
    Can Work Be Dignified in an Automated World?06/11/2019
    25:50
  68. 76.
    Transgender Students Are Still at Risk, But Schools Can Help06/04/2019
    24:20
  69. 77.
    Bonus Episode: No Difference Between Public and For-Profit Higher Ed?05/30/2019
    25:04
  70. 78.
    Inside a Student’s Hunt for His Own Learning Data05/28/2019
    23:06
  71. 79.
    Better Representation in Artificial Intelligence Starts Early05/21/2019
    24:31
  72. 80.
    How Goddard's New President Hopes to Save the Struggling Experimental College05/14/2019
    34:37
  73. 81.
    Why Social-Emotional Learning Is Suddenly in the Spotlight05/07/2019
    22:49
  74. 82.
    Adult Students Have Moved Into the Mainstream. How Can Colleges Adjust?04/30/2019
    24:59
  75. 83.
    Teachable Moments Part 4: What We Learn When We Teach04/23/2019
    14:52
  76. 84.
    The Fast-Changing and Competitive World of Grad Degrees04/16/2019
    20:55
  77. 85.
    EXTRA: Is The SAT Secure? What the College Board Is Doing to Respond to the Admissions Scandal04/11/2019
    30:03
  78. 86.
    Teachable Moments Part 3: Reaching Students Through Technology04/09/2019
    19:25
  79. 87.
    Why Students Can’t Write — And Why Tech is Part of the Problem04/02/2019
    26:17
  80. 88.
    Teachable Moments Part 2: Teaching In and Out of the Classroom03/26/2019
    18:50
  81. 89.
    Working to Bring Diversity to Tech is a ‘Trek for a Lifetime’03/19/2019
    25:15
  82. 90.
    Teachable Moments Part 1: Seeing Students Differently03/12/2019
    18:07
  83. 91.
    Why Elementary Schools Should Teach Kids to Play Poker03/08/2019
    9:54
  84. 92.
    The Evolving Role of Race in Children’s Lit, From ‘Harry Potter’ to ‘The Hate U Give’03/05/2019
    24:23
  85. 93.
    Much Ado About MOOCs: Where Are We in the Evolution of Online Courses?02/26/2019
    33:14
  86. 94.
    The Science of Empathy: What Researchers Want Teachers to Know02/19/2019
    18:52
  87. 95.
    Can Online Education Lower Costs and Improve Quality?02/12/2019
    25:03
  88. 96.
    Is Teaching an Art or a Science? New Book Takes a Fresh Look at ‘How Humans Learn.’02/05/2019
    30:27
  89. 97.
    The Professor Who Quit His Tenured Job to Make Podcasts and Lecture Videos01/29/2019
    37:26
  90. 98.
    How Much Artificial Intelligence Should There Be in the Classroom?01/23/2019
    11:25
  91. 99.
    As OER Grows Up, Advocates Stress More Than Just Low Cost01/15/2019
    16:37
  92. 100.
    How To Keep Kids From Being Mean Online01/08/2019
    27:51
  93. 101.
    How to Move From Digital Substitution to ‘Deeper Learning’01/01/2019
    12:51
  94. 102.
    This Administrator Helped Shape Tech at Colleges For More Than 40 Years. Here’s His Outlook.12/27/2018
    35:28
  95. 103.
    How Can School Leaders Personalize Learning? New Book Offers a Guide.12/18/2018
    21:18
  96. 104.
    How This Famed Chinese Venture Capitalist Thinks AI Will Reshape Teaching12/11/2018
    43:09
  97. 105.
    What Teaching to the Whole Child Looks Like in Action12/04/2018
    19:44
  98. 106.
    In China, a Generation Raised by 'Tiger Mothers' Seeks a Softer Approach11/27/2018
    28:36
  99. 107.
    New Book Looks for 'Timeless' Approach to Rethinking Schools11/20/2018
    26:11
  100. 108.
    Rethinking the First Two Years of Higher Education11/14/2018
    27:03
  101. 109.
    Has ‘Shift’ Happened? Revisiting a Viral Video From 200811/06/2018
    9:04
  102. 110.
    Is Open Content Enough? Where OER Advocates Say the Movement Must Go Next10/30/2018
    23:39
  103. 111.
    How Do You Prepare Students for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet?10/23/2018
    16:31
  104. 112.
    How to Bring Innovation to Campus Without Cheapening Education10/16/2018
    22:57
  105. 113.
    Cultural Anthropologist Mimi Ito: Good Intentions Don’t Always Mean Equitable Outcomes in Edtech10/09/2018
    22:25
  106. 114.
    What Do Edtech and IKEA Have in Common? Persuasive Design.10/02/2018
    18:36
  107. 115.
    Is Running a Company Like Leading a Classroom?09/25/2018
    24:11
  108. 116.
    Can You Teach Good Writing? We Ask One of the Greats, John McPhee09/18/2018
    25:39
  109. 117.
    Who Does Online Learning Really Serve?09/11/2018
    27:04
  110. 118.
    How A Podcast-Turned-Startup Is Trying to Get Non-Traditional Students Into Tech09/04/2018
    23:54
  111. 119.
    ‘Prohibition Will Get You Nowhere’: Cory Doctorow’s Message to Schools and Educators08/28/2018
    23:14
  112. 120.
    MOOCs are No Longer Massive. And They Serve Different Audiences Than First Imagined.08/21/2018
    21:34
  113. 121.
    The Secret Ingredient that Helps Schools, Educators and Students Learn08/14/2018
    28:10
  114. 122.
    What Students Want Colleges to Know About How They Learn08/07/2018
    26:02
  115. 123.
    Apple’s Longtime Education VP Shares Frustrations With Slow Pace of Change07/31/2018
    29:41
  116. 124.
    Why One Professor Says We Are ‘Automating Inequality’07/24/2018
    27:44
  117. 125.
    This Accelerator Seeks To Scale Equity in Schools07/17/2018
    24:11
  118. 126.
    Venture Capitalist Argues For Cheaper And Faster Alternatives to College07/10/2018
    25:24
  119. 127.
    Why Purdue Professors Continue to Protest Purdue’s Purchase of a For-Profit U.07/03/2018
    26:01
  120. 128.
    What Happens When A Public University Buys a For-Profit Online One?06/26/2018
    28:42
  121. 129.
    You Know Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson. Now Meet Comedic Scientist Sophia Shrand.06/19/2018
    19:51
  122. 130.
    Beyond Tuition: How Innovations in College Affordability Are (or Aren’t) Helping Students06/12/2018
    24:29
  123. 131.
    The Problem With an 'Engineering Model' of Personalized Learning06/05/2018
    26:57
  124. 132.
    This Australian University Wants to Rethink the Student Experience05/29/2018
    21:26
  125. 133.
    To Spark and Scale Innovation in District Schools, ‘Every Day Is Day One’05/22/2018
    24:31
  126. 134.
    Why the Lumina Foundation Is Betting Big on New Kinds of Credentials05/15/2018
    24:03
  127. 135.
    The Case For a ‘Networked' College05/10/2018
    28:01
  128. 136.
    ‘They Demonize Us.’ Randi Weingarten Talks Tensions With 'Innovators’ (and Betsy DeVos)05/08/2018
    22:20
  129. 137.
    How Harvard Is Trying to Update the Extension School for the MOOC Age05/03/2018
    24:25
  130. 138.
    Why Competency-Based Education Stalled (But Isn’t Finished)05/01/2018
    27:30
  131. 139.
    How Facebook Can Improve Privacy By Talking More With Academics04/24/2018
    22:41
  132. 140.
    Angela Duckworth Says Grit Is Not Enough04/20/2018
    13:38
  133. 141.
    Why Demographic Changes Mean Tough Challenges Ahead for College Leaders04/17/2018
    22:16
  134. 142.
    Social-Emotional Learning May Be A Limited Solution for Reforming School Discipline04/10/2018
    28:00
  135. 143.
    Computer Science Degrees and Technology’s Boom-and-Bust Cycle04/03/2018
    15:58
  136. 144.
    Unpacking Why Some Educators See the Word ‘Equity’ As a Threat03/27/2018
    20:00
  137. 145.
    VR Could Bring a New Era of Immersive Learning03/20/2018
    29:38
  138. 146.
    What Schools Could Be—and What Education Investors Get Wrong03/13/2018
    34:26
  139. 147.
    Why Professors Doubt Education Research03/06/2018
    21:45
  140. 148.
    'A Deal With the Devil': NPR Reporter Anya Kamenetz On Teaching With 'Addictive Tech' Like Facebook02/27/2018
    23:32
  141. 149.
    The Rise of ‘Outsider Education’02/20/2018
    20:40
  142. 150.
    ‘Marvel-ous Makers’ Bring Black Panther-Inspired Creations to the Classroom02/13/2018
    16:13
  143. 151.
    Podcast Extra: Overcoming Barriers to STEM Education02/09/2018
    1:05:27
  144. 152.
    The Challenges Of Teaching In The Trump Era02/06/2018
    24:15
  145. 153.
    An Education ‘Intrapreneur’ on the Difficulties Innovating a Conservative Industry01/30/2018
    24:02
  146. 154.
    The Evolving World of Microcredentials01/23/2018
    27:29
  147. 155.
    Ready Player One: Science Fiction’s Vision for The Future of Education01/16/2018
    30:07
  148. 156.
    Where the Football Field Is Now a Farm: What an ‘Urban Work College’ Looks Like01/09/2018
    24:07
  149. 157.
    ‘When’ Does Learning Happen Best? Dan Pink on the Secrets to Timing and Education01/02/2018
    29:13
  150. 158.
    Rebroadcast: What If MOOCs Really Do Revolutionize Education?12/26/2017
    26:26
  151. 159.
    The Evolution of the New York City Edtech Scene, Empowering Parents, Taxes and Policy12/19/2017
    21:26
  152. 160.
    How Teaching Using Mindfulness and Growth Mindset Can Backfire12/12/2017
    24:09
  153. 161.
    An Assembly Line of Coding Students? Tough Questions for the Computer Science Movement12/05/2017
    23:40
  154. 162.
    In a City Marked By Low Economic Mobility, One University Hopes to Build a ‘Tech Pipeline’11/28/2017
    23:44
  155. 163.
    From Advocating to Letting Your Nerd Flag Fly, Educators Are Grateful For Lessons From Students11/21/2017
    11:17
  156. 164.
    Who Controls AI in Higher Ed, And Why It Matters11/14/2017
    39:16
  157. 165.
    Looking to Bring ‘Civil Discourse’ to Education Debates, Ex Superintendent Turns Editor-and-Chief11/07/2017
    22:55
  158. 166.
    When Teaching Large Classes, Professors Shouldn’t Try To Put On a Show10/31/2017
    23:32
  159. 167.
    Pick Your Battles: Edtech Leaders Share Strategies for Engaging in Political Discourse10/24/2017
    27:15
  160. 168.
    Once Reviled in Education, Wikipedia Now Embraced By Many Professors10/17/2017
    21:57
  161. 169.
    Facebook and Fake News: Esther Wojcicki On Teaching Digital Journalism in High School10/10/2017
    23:52
  162. 170.
    In PreparedU, A College President Argues for Mixing Liberal Arts And Workplace Readiness10/03/2017
    19:07
  163. 171.
    What Will It Take to Push the K-12 Maker Movement to Be More Inclusive?09/26/2017
    23:23
  164. 172.
    MIT's Mitch Resnick on What 'Toy Story' Gets Wrong About the Future of Play09/19/2017
    26:38
  165. 173.
    Podcast Extra: Personalized Learning’s Unknowns: Silicon Schools’ Five-Year Journey09/13/2017
    27:45
  166. 174.
    Questioning the Core Assumptions of Personalized Learning with Math Blogger Dan Meyer09/12/2017
    42:20
  167. 175.
    Do the Technophobes and Technophiles Both Need a ‘New Education’?09/05/2017
    32:46
  168. 176.
    Can This MIT Student Entrepreneurship Program Bridge the Israeli-Palestinian Divide?08/30/2017
    16:25
  169. 177.
    A Data Scientist’s Warning About ‘Weapons of Math Destruction’08/22/2017
    28:00
  170. 178.
    With 3D Technology, Special Education Students Can Focus on Content—Not Access08/16/2017
    7:26
  171. 179.
    Why Late Adopters Are Skeptical of Edtech (and How to Get Them on Board)08/15/2017
    29:43
  172. 180.
    Lessons From Flipped Classrooms and Flipped Failures08/09/2017
    22:28
  173. 181.
    From the Mouths of Virtual School Students—Personalized and Flexible, or Over-Hyped and Isolating?08/01/2017
    24:44
  174. 182.
    What If MOOCs Really Do Revolutionize Education? This Popular Online Professor Thinks They Will07/25/2017
    25:55
  175. 183.
    Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani: Why An 'Hour of Code' Isn’t Enough07/19/2017
    11:51
  176. 184.
    How Childhood Has Changed (And How That Impacts Education)07/11/2017
    24:07
  177. 185.
    Tired Edtech Trends That Teachers Wish Would Retire: From the Floor of ISTE 201707/04/2017
    20:16
  178. 186.
    Stop Calling College Teachers ‘Professors.’ Try ‘Cognitive Coaches,’ Says Goucher President.06/28/2017
    25:43
  179. 187.
    Radiolab's Jad Abumrad On Creativity, Diversity, and the 'Humanities Crisis'06/26/2017
    17:28
  180. 188.
    What Skills Do Google, Pinterest, and Twitter Employees Think Kids Need To Succeed?06/21/2017
    17:05
  181. 189.
    How Students Running ‘EdSurge Independent’ Say Colleges Should Change06/14/2017
    26:35
  182. 190.
    What Edu Reporters Read: Hechinger, EdWeek, & the Chronicle on Top Stories of 201706/06/2017
    28:29
  183. 191.
    Why Sara Goldrick-Rab Sees Income Share Agreements As ‘Dangerous’ Trend05/31/2017
    28:23
  184. 192.
    Clint Smith on the Power of Twitter and How We (Often) Fail to Teach About Inequality05/23/2017
    30:31
  185. 193.
    Why Donald Graham Sold Kaplan University to Purdue for $105/17/2017
    18:26
  186. 194.
    Does Tech Support Personalized Learning—or Distract Us From What’s Really Important?05/09/2017
    1:03:35
  187. 195.
    Why Moodle’s Mastermind, Martin Dougiamas, Still Believes in Edtech After Two Decades05/02/2017
    19:58
  188. 196.
    Do Students, Principals and Superintendents See Eye-to-Eye on Eliminating Grade Levels?04/26/2017
    31:06
  189. 197.
    Reactions to a College Alternative: Debating the Merits of MissionU04/18/2017
    46:57
  190. 198.
    Beware of the Word ‘Flexible’: Architect Danish Kurani on Designing 21st Century Schools04/06/2017
    17:42
  191. 199.
    One University's Approach to Innovation: ‘You Have to Go Slow to Go Fast’04/04/2017
    22:16
  192. 200.
    What Students With Learning Differences Really Want Us to Know: Q&A with Ben Gurewitz03/28/2017
    24:12

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