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EdTech Times is a digital media company sharing untold stories from the intersection of education, technology, innovation, and work. Through our podcast, we’re passing the microphone to those improving the world through education.

EdTech Times is a digital media company sharing untold stories from the intersection of education, technology, innovation, and work. Through our podcast, we’re passing the microphone to those improving the world through education.
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EdTech Times is a digital media company sharing untold stories from the intersection of education, technology, innovation, and work. Through our podcast, we’re passing the microphone to those improving the world through education.

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Episodes

Personalized Learning #6: Individual Learning Plans and Competency Based Education

5/20/2019
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How can you maintain the magic of personalized learning in a classroom of 25 students? What about a whole grade of four-hundred? A district of several thousand? And how do you make sure that students are actually learning and hitting age-appropriate competencies? That’s what we’re exploring this episode with two advisors at a unique high school in Rhode Island. It’s called the Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center — aka the Met School.

Duration:00:17:14

Personalized Learning #5: Finding Ways to Bring Equity Through Personalized Learning

4/22/2019
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A key factor of personalized learning is equity. How can educators make sure that all students feel seen, are understanding the information and are successful in the classroom? Listen to this episode to see how cultural competency is a crucial skill for teachers to have and implement in their lesson planning and classroom environment.

Duration:00:18:06

Personalized Learning #4: Professional Development And Networks For Teacher Support

4/3/2019
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Personalized Learning #4: Professional Development And Networks For Teacher Support by EdTech Times

Duration:00:17:28

Personalized Learning #3: How to Help Teachers When Redesigning Systems for Personalized Learning

3/21/2019
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Listen to our full interview with Alexander Lucini to find out what resources teachers need to effectively implement personalized learning in the classroom.

Duration:00:27:40

Personalized Learning #2: How Rhode Island Is Leading The Way On Personalized Learning

3/15/2019
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How is Rhode Island leading the way with personalized learning? To find out, we spoke to Rhode Island Commissioner of Education Ken Wagner and Providence Superintendent Chris Maher.

Duration:00:17:27

Personalized Learning #1: Student-Centered, Personalized Learning in Policy and Practice

3/6/2019
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Student-centered, personalized learning could redefine the classroom as we know it. But how are education leaders making it happen? Listen in to find out.

Duration:00:32:42

Reimagining Career Pathways #6: What New Jersey is Doing to Prepare Students for the Workforce

11/29/2018
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What is the state of new jersey doing to increase access to education and better prepare young people for the workforce? Listen in to our interview with New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education Zakiya Smith Ellis and guest host Kevin Fudge of ASA to find out.

Duration:00:23:12

Reimagining Career Pathways #5: Innovating at the Intersection of Higher Ed and Industry

11/21/2018
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What can be done to help prepare students to meet the needs of the future workforce? Listen to our full interview with Sean Gallagher, executive director of the Center for the Future of Higher Education and Talent Strategy at Northeastern University, and guest host Kevin Fudge of ASA to find out how colleges, school systems, and employers are collaborating to prepare students for the future of work.

Duration:00:19:32

Reimagining Career Pathways #4: How Work-Based Learning Can Be Better Implemented in K12

11/14/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Mary Alice McCarthy and guest host Kevin Fudge of ASA to learn more about what can be done to expand career education options and break down the stigma against apprenticeship programs.

Duration:00:20:48

Reimagining Career Pathways #3: NAWB CEO Discusses Training Workers for Jobs That Don't Exist Yet

11/7/2018
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What are those in workforce development doing to propel lifelong learning, from K12 to retirement? Listen in to our interview with Ron Painter and guest host Kevin Fudge of ASA to learn more about how local workforce boards are preparing for the future, and what can be done to create work-based education that provides students and workers today with the skills of tomorrow.

Duration:00:26:31

Reimagining Career Pathways #2: JFF CEO Maria Flynn Talks K12 Career Prep & Skills for the Future

10/31/2018
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Reimagining Career Pathways #2: JFF CEO Maria Flynn Talks K12 Career Prep & Skills for the Future by EdTech Times

Duration:00:14:46

Reimagining Career Pathways #1: MBAE Initiative Aims to Prepare Students for Future Success

10/24/2018
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According to Linda Noonan of MBAE, the skills gap is due in part to a lack of exposure to career options. Listen in to learn what can be done to close it.

Duration:00:20:30

What Employers Want: How to Bridge the Gap Between Employer Expectations and Employee Qualifications

10/19/2018
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According to a 2016 report by Payscale, 87% of recent grads say they're "well prepared" for the workplace. But only 50% of managers agree. Why is there such a gap between the skills taught in school and the skills needed in the workplace? And what can be done to fix it? Listen to our interviews with experts from Harvard, Liberty Mutual, and Penn Foster to find out.

Duration:00:08:27

MIT's Dan Roy on the Research Behind Virtual Reality in the Classroom

10/18/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Dan Roy to learn how VR has become a useful tool for teachers and students, and to get a sneak peek of what Dan will be speaking about at xR in EDU.

Duration:00:18:30

Microsoft's Dan Ayoub Explains How AR/VR Can Produce Measurable Results in Learning

10/3/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Dan Ayoub of Microsoft to learn more about how AR/VR can accommodate all types of learners, and get a glimpse of what Dan will be speaking about at xR in EDU.

Duration:00:12:22

Work+EDU #9: Alysia Ordway Discusses Connecting Students' Interests & Skill Sets to Careers

9/25/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Alysia Ordway of the Boston Private Industry Council to learn more about job opportunities for people like high school students and veterans, and how to best connect employers with qualified and passionate employees.

Duration:00:09:58

Work+EDU #8: Cristy Sugarman of NSCC Shares How Credit for Prior Learning Can Motivate Students

9/17/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Cristy Sugarman to learn more about how higher ed evaluation of credits is shifting, and how North Shore Community College's tactics could impact a new generation of students.

Duration:00:21:03

Work+EDU #7: Partners Healthcare and SNHU on College Certification Programs to Upskill Employees

9/12/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Dena Lerra of Partners Healthcare and Melissa Goldberg of Southern New Hampshire University to learn more about how organizations can invest in employee education and development to help them grow personally, and to help meet market demand.

Duration:00:19:25

Work+EDU #6: Bruce Bergwall of Woz U Discusses How to Upskill Employees to Keep Up With Demand

8/29/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Bruce Bergwall to learn more about how project-based learning helps upskill employees, and how online courses can help fill the employment gap.

Duration:00:23:37

Work+EDU #5: Collin Gutman of Penn Foster Discusses Apprenticeships and Breaking Career Stigmas

8/20/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Collin Gutman to learn more about changing perceptions of what constitutes a good job, and the evolving routes to education and employment.

Duration:00:19:47