Trending in Education - Episode 49 - Game of Thrones Season Seven & Learning

July 18, 2017

Brandon and Mike sit down to talk about the great Game of Thrones season seven debut and how it relates to learning. This podcast is short and full of spoilers!

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Trending in Education - Episode 48 - Prix Fixe College Education at St. John’s

July 11, 2017

Dan, Mike, and Brandon discuss a recent article on St John's University, from QZ.com, focused on how "The Program" teaches each student the same thing across their time on campus. Could it be the future of college education? Does it go too far in ignoring 21st century skills training?

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Trending in Education - Episode 47 - Elon Musk, Neuralink, Cyborgs, & SuperAI

July 4, 2017

Dan, Mike, and Brandon dive back into a favorite topic, the future. They discuss one of Elon Musk's latest business, Neuralink and the possibility of humans connecting with computers to help repair damaged bodies and more.

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Trending in Education - Episode 46 - 2017 Meeker Report & Educational Gaming

June 27, 2017

Dan, Mike, and Brandon discuss their favorite pieces of information from the 2017 Meeker Report on internet trends. They focus on gaming but also discuss wearables, cell phones, & more.

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Trending in Education - Episode 45 - The Assault on Colleges — and the American Dream

June 20, 2017

Dan, Mike, and Brandon discuss a recent New York Times op-ed by David Leonhardt. They discuss the dwindling funding available for Pell Grants and other ways for lower-income students to attend four year colleges and universities. They also talk through economic diversity on college campuses.

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Trending in Education - Episode 44 - Memes, Social Media, & More

June 13, 2017

Mike and Brandon sit down to talk about memes, #memegate at Harvard, social media, and how trends can become part of our every day life. Come for the meme analysis, but stay for covfefe and Harambe.

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Trending in Education - Episode 43 - Fidget Spinners and Distracted Learning

June 6, 2017

Dan, Mike, and Brandon discuss one of the latest fads in the classroom. Are fidget spinners an aid to learning or just a distraction to classrooms? Can distracted learning really work? Also, Brandon shares a story of being the lead importer of slap bracelets at his middle school.

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Trending in Education - Episode 42 - The Non-Obvious & the Future of Video

May 31, 2017

Dan & Mike recap their trip to BrightCove play. They discuss one of the two keynote speakers, Rohit Bhargava, and his Non-Obvious trends.

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Trending in Education - Episode 41 - Super AI, The Inevitable, & Teachers

May 23, 2017

This week we announce the winner of our March Madness Education Trend Brackets and dig into a recent article by Kevin Kelly on The Myth of Super AI. How does all of this tie to Centaurs, Chess, and Gary Kasparov? Listen in to find out.

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Trending in Education - Episode 40 - ASU-GSV

May 16, 2017

Brandon recounts his time out at the GSV Conference and what were some hot trends in education, technology, and venture capital in Salt Lake City.

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