Trending in Education - Episode 25 - Growth v. Proficiency

January 31, 2017

Dan, Mike, and Brandon discuss the confirmation hearings for Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos. Senator Al Franken, of Minnesota, posed a question to Ms. DeVos on assessing students based on growth or proficiency. Our trio of hosts discuss the merits and downsides to both topics and try to find a way forward in assessing students and schools.

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Trending In Education - Episode 24 - Universal Design For Learning

January 24, 2017

Dan, Mike, and Brandon welcome their first guest to the podcast as they discuss Universal Design for Learning. Esther Lee, of Kaplan Test Prep, joins the trio to discuss UDL and more. Dan also quizzes Brandon & Mike on a potentially adjacent topic. 

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Trending in Education - Episode 23 - Consumer Electronics Show

January 17, 2017

Dan, Mike, and Brandon look back CES 2017. They talk about the bigger winners, including Alexa & nVIDIA. Find out what technologies might make their way into the education space over the coming weeks, months, and years. 

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Trending In Education - Episode 22 - The Prediction Landscape for 2017

January 10, 2017

Dan, Mike, and Brandon take a look at 2017 education predictions from US News & World Report & NPR. Why do they always come in sets of 5? Which ones will and won't be trending in the coming year? Listen in for answers to these questions and more.

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Trending In Education Episode 21 - A Brief Look Ahead at 2017

January 3, 2017

Dan, Mike, and Brandon take a quick look ahead at what they expect to happen in the education space in 2017 and beyond. Oh and Happy New Year, everybody! 

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Trending in Education Episode 20 - The Year 2016 in Education in Review

December 27, 2016

Dan, Brandon, & Mike take a look back at the year that was in 2016. What did we learn and how will that help us stay ahead of the game in the coming years. Plus, we name our "word-part" of the year!

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Trending In Education - Episode 19 - Gartner Hype Cycle

December 20, 2016

Dan, Brandon, and Mike discuss the 2016 Gartner Hype Cycle. What new technologies are on their way to the plateau of productivity? Which will disappear on their way into the trough of disillusionment? Also, find out how Hype Man Flavor Flav and Public Enemy relate to the Gartner cycle. 

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Trending In Education - Episode 18 - Coursera & Binge Watching

December 13, 2016

Dan, Mike, and Brandon talk about the recent announcement from Coursera that they are moving to a monthly subscription fee, rather than a per course cost. They bill it as a pyschological change in the approach to education. What do our trio of hosts think? Tune in to find out.

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Trending In Education - Episode 17 - Artificial Intelligence

December 6, 2016

Dan, Mike, and Brandon discuss atrticial intilligence and its influence on education. They look at the technology that could change the way we learn and how we are taught.

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Trending In Education - Episode 16 - Bleisure Travel, E-Learning, & Expeditionary Learning

November 29, 2016

Dan, Brandon, and Mike are back and talking turkey. Well, talking about their Thanksgiving holidays, business travel, and the variety of "e"-learning out there including expeditionary & experiential learning.

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