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Your weekly dose of possibility-sparking conversation with the educators and entrepreneurs bringing the future to education, one disruption at a time.

Your weekly dose of possibility-sparking conversation with the educators and entrepreneurs bringing the future to education, one disruption at a time.
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Your weekly dose of possibility-sparking conversation with the educators and entrepreneurs bringing the future to education, one disruption at a time.

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English


Episodes

From Classroom to Startup: Expanding Your Reach, with Amanda DoAmaral, Founder and CEO of Fiveable

11/12/2019
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On this week's episode, we're digging into the entrepreneurial journey of Amanda DoAmaral, a former AP History teacher and recent recipient of Business Insider's 8 Women Under 30 Entrepreneurs & CEOs to Watch list. A few years ago Amanda left her high school classroom and created Fiveable, a social learning platform that connects students and teachers for in-depth group learning through livestreamed lessons, interactive discussions, and engaging communities. What started as a way to help her...

Duration:00:44:57

Solving the Opportunity Gap with Student Social Networks, with Julia Freeland Fisher, author of Who You Know

11/5/2019
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For years the education system has worked to address disparity in outcomes for different student groups. We’ve known this disparity as the achievement gap, and more recently and accurately as the opportunity gap. But so far, significant national, state, and local efforts have done little to actually close the gap and increase equity for students across the board. In this episode, Julia Freeland Fisher, Director of Education at the Christensen Institute and author of the essential Who You...

Duration:00:53:36

The Power of Experiential Learning and Global Perspective, with Widad Luqman, Co-Founder of Coding Out of Poverty

10/29/2019
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Lifelong-learners. Problem-solvers. Global thinkers. This is what we want for students - and what we hope we are ourselves. But for all of the programs, language, and initiatives we use to cultivate these traits, we may be overlooking the most effective way to get there. In this episode I talk with Widad Luqman, STEAM education thought leader and founder of Coding Out of Poverty (C.O.O.P.), about the power of experiential learning. For nearly 20 years, Widad has worked with students,...

Duration:00:46:18

Transforming School Culture by Crowd-Sourcing Innovation with Eric Schneider, President and Co-Founder of InnovateK12

10/22/2019
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Innovation. One of the most important, yet overused buzzwords of the last decade. It might just hold the keys to school transformation and deeper student learning, but what do we really mean when we say the word? And how can schools build it into their culture in a way that's sustainable? In this episode I talk with Eric Schneider, President and Co-Founder of InnovateK12 about accessing the transformative power of innovation in districts, schools, and classrooms. Innovate K12 starts with the...

Duration:00:28:36

Making School Data Meaningful with Angie Eilers, CEO and Co-Founder of UR Turn

10/13/2019
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What do we do with all this data? In the last 20 years we've experienced a data revolution in K-12 education, but for most educators and parents, it's felt more like a deluge. When Angie Eilers found herself struggling to draw real insights from the complex data in her children's school reports, she knew she couldn't be the only one. And with a background in research, she knew a solution that translated complex data to actionable insights would be game changing for both educators and...

Duration:00:44:58

Industry and Education: How Real-World Connections Create Student Opportunity with Sabari Raja, CEO and Co-Founder of Nepris

10/12/2019
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A little over 6 years ago, Sabari Raja heard a persistent and compelling question from educators, community leaders, and industry professionals in her city. They all wanted to know how to create meaningful and accessible industry connections in the classroom. The question led Sabari and co-founder Binu Thayamkery to create Nepris, which connects professionals of all kinds with K-12 classrooms (LIVE!) - no matter where they're located. Sabari shares insights on the industry-education...

Duration:00:45:19

How to Create Schools that Kids Love with Mike Yates, Lead Guide at Alpha

10/12/2019
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When Mike Yates jumped into the world of education as a teacher, he immediately started searching for the school model that would serve students most effectively, and empower them to drive their own learning. His search led him to Alpha, an innovative and non-traditional school that promises students and families three things: 1. Kids will love school, 2. Kids will learn twice as fast, and 3. Kids will learn life-skills. Mike and I talk about the power of authentic learning, pathways for...

Duration:00:39:46

The Trailer

10/1/2019
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How do you change a system as entrenched as education? One disruption at a time. Join host Rebecca Reed weekly for possibility-sparking conversation with the educators and entrepreneurs bringing the future to education. Off the Assembly Line launches Monday, October 14. Hit subscribe to make sure you never miss an episode, and head to offtheassemblyline.co to add you voice to the conversation. Support the show

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