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A bi-weekly airing of edtech interviews, trends and news from the former head of content, Bett.

A bi-weekly airing of edtech interviews, trends and news from the former head of content, Bett.
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A bi-weekly airing of edtech interviews, trends and news from the former head of content, Bett.

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English


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#111 - Video in Education, Teaching & Learning

4/13/2018
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What's in this episode? Hi everyone and welcome to The Edtech Podcast in TAKEOVER this week with boclips. This week we are talking about video in education, teaching and learning . There’s no doubt about the power of video to engage us and communicate new ideas. TED content receives 3.2billion views a year and TED’s youth and education initiative TEDEd grew 47% year-over-year in 2017 – 2018. (Oh and by the way, you can check out our interview with Alex Rosenthal, Editorial Producer of...

Duration:00:34:25

Announcing The Edtech Podcast Festival

4/10/2018
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Hola! Check out our announcement for The Edtech Podcast Festival - www.theedtechpodcast.com/festival See you there!

Duration:00:04:45

#111 – Ian Dunn, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Student Experience at Coventry University

4/9/2018
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This episode was recorded at Bett 2018. A BIG THANKS to Bibliotech and Class Central for sponsoring this episode. What's in this episode? This week we are in conversation with Ian Dunn, Deputy Vice Chancellor at The University of Coventry. This was one of my favourite recordings made at Bett this year. Not only will you hear from one of the most progressive and arguably well-resourced Universities about being equally online and offline, you’ll also hear how they are focusing on student...

Duration:00:27:25

#110 - Workload, Marking and AI in Education

4/2/2018
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This episode was recorded at Bett 2018. What's in this episode? This week, we’ve got 3 great mini interviews covering workload, AI in education and marking. You’ll hear from Priya Lakhani the CEO of Century Tech Teacher and Deputy Head Julian Wood AKA Ideas FactoryThe Vocal Recall team in conversation with Mark Anderson and Olly Lewis Head of Physics at the Oratory School. Do get in touch with your feedback and keep tuned in the coming weeks for more podcasts from Coventry University,...

Duration:00:41:11

#109 - Making Data Work for Teachers

3/20/2018
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Welcome to this ninth episode of the The Future Tech for Education Series on The Edtech Podcast, supported by Pearson What's in this episode? With technology, teachers actually sometimes see less student work than they do with a traditional worksheet. How can resources developers best communicate about students' work to teachers? What instructional decisions do teachers make for which it is helpful to have data to answer? Are data points useful beyond intervention alone? What do teachers...

Duration:00:41:53

International Edtech

3/15/2018
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This episode was recorded at Bett 2018. Big thanks to Edvinca for sponsoring this episode! What's in this episode? The theme of this week’s episode is Going International and brings together contributors from NY EDTECH WEEKThe UK Department for International Trade, China team The India Didactics AssociationThe Council of British International Schools Swedish Edtech Industry You’ll hear variously about educational systems in different countries, but also the schemes looking to support...

Duration:00:48:27

#107 - Future Talent - Educators, Employers & Entrepreneurs

3/3/2018
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This week we welcome our first guest episode which is being released as part of National Apprenticeship Week! Thank you to James Bridgman for taking up the challenge! What's in this episode? This week's podcast talks about how work and career prospects have changed over the last 10 years, delving into appropriate skills development, the views of educators and employers, and various tech and strategic solutions. This episode also looks at how edtech is being used to "supercharge"...

Duration:01:00:35

#106 - Investment, Procurement & Innovation

2/21/2018
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This episode was recorded at Bett 2018. Big thanks to Cool Initiatives for sponsoring this week's episode! Find out how you can access up to £10,000 by putting forward a project that helps schools operate more efficiently and drives new ways of teaching and learning by checking out their website and applying before end Feb '18 A big shout out also to SXSWEDU. If you haven't registered already you can do so here. What's in this episode? Investment, procurement and innovation are the...

Duration:00:33:58

#105 - What Maketh a Maker?

2/15/2018
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What's in this episode? This week we are in takeover mode with Lego Education exploring the maker movement with educators from pre-school to University. Listen to these recordings taken at the atmospheric Institute of Imagination in Lambeth, London during Bett week 2018. We delve into what “maker” means, how it can go wrong and go right, and what happens when you try and light up a multi-story building in a maker experiment on live television. You’ll hear from MakerClub, Tufts University,...

Duration:00:48:33

#104 - Supporting Female Leadership in Ed and Edtech

2/6/2018
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Big thanks to Cool Initiatives for sponsoring this week's episode! Find out how you can access up to £10,000 by putting forward a project that helps schools operate more efficiently and drives new ways of teaching and learning by checking out their website and applying before end Feb '18 What's in this episode? This week we are throwing back to a WomenEd event in November where we discussed the importance of female digital leadership both within the education and edtech sector alike....

Duration:00:55:58

#103 - Games-based learning from “content” to “creation”

2/5/2018
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Welcome to this eighth episode of the The Future Tech for Education Series on The Edtech Podcast, supported by Pearson What's in this episode? What initiatives are supporting teachers and students to co-create games together? Hear from educators, gaming companies, and researchers on the evolution of games-based learning from “content” to “creation”. People Sophie BaileyKristen DiCerbo Show Notes and References Checkout https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast and...

Duration:00:41:00

Pearson Ep #7 - Draft_2

1/28/2018
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Welcome to this seventh episode of the The Future Tech for Education Series on The Edtech Podcast, supported by Pearson What's in this episode? What is personalized learning? What is it not? Is there an evidence base yet for personalised learning and what does the research evidence show us about the contexts where personalized learning works best? What is the role of student, software and teacher in a personalised learning context? What questions should we be asking? People Sophie...

Duration:00:34:05

#101 - Imagine (a world of assessment without tests)

1/20/2018
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Welcome to this sixth episode of the The Future Tech for Education Series on The Edtech Podcast, supported by Pearson What's in this episode? How do we get beyond the tick-box or bubble filling exercise of exams and tests, whilst also measuring 'progress'? We delve into ideas around 'invisible assessment' and question who benefits from ‘traditional’ and re-imagined forms of assessment, including games-based assessment. Can ‘tests’ be fun and should they be? How do we measure...

Duration:00:37:50

#100 - What can VR, AR & Simulation offer Teaching & Learning?

1/14/2018
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Welcome to this fifth episode of the Pearson Future Tech for Education Series on The Edtech Podcast What's in this episode? We dip into the world of VR and mixed reality to uncover what high-cost, high-risk learning opportunities are being made more accessible to all by this technology. How are academics measuring the learning outcomes of VR and simulation and what are the quantifiable cost savings and impacts for various learning and training environments? When is VR right for...

Duration:00:39:34

#99 - Language learning as the test-bunny for educational future tech

1/4/2018
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Welcome to this fourth episode of the Pearson Future Tech for Education Series on The Edtech Podcast What's in this episode? This week we are looking at language learning and tech. Current estimates suggest that there are over 1 billion people learning English worldwide. Recent predictions also suggest that those learning English as a Second or Foreign Language will double by the year 2020 to nearly 2 billion people. But how we learn languages is changing. Apps, MOOCs, Chatbots and...

Duration:00:34:19

#98 - Demystifying Investment in Edtech. Plus, Gratitude...

12/16/2017
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What's in this episode? A quick update from me with some sad news...then This week we’ve got a throw back to a meet up in October of this year where we looked at demystifying investment in edtech. This episode is one for the start ups listening in, though educators may find it interesting to hear about where money is being spent and how start ups are going about building their innovations around the world. First up you will hear a quick word from Richard Male at the UFI Charitable Fund...

Duration:01:14:30

#97 - The rise in Online Education: Benefits and Challenges

12/7/2017
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Welcome to this episode of The Edtech Podcast, where we are in takeover mode with Maplesoft. What's in this episode? The benefits of digital education are many... Enrichment materials. Preparatory resources. Rich visualizations. Distance learning. Blended learning. Remedial Support. Ease-of-delivery. Consistency. Innovation. Automatic grading. Competitive opportunities. Powerful assessments. Philanthropic initiatives. But, there are challenges to overcome. In this podcast, we hear...

Duration:00:39:42

#96 - What About Play-Based Learning?

11/29/2017
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Welcome to this episode of The Edtech Podcast, where we are in takeover mode with Lego Education. What's in this episode? In a paper by N V Scarfe in 1962 entitled “Play is Education” Einstein is quoted as saying “The Desire to arrive finally at logically connected concepts is the emotional basis of a vague play with basic ideas. This combinatory or associative play seems to be the essential feature in productive thought.” In this episode we explore what play-based learning means to one...

Duration:00:48:39

#95 - Developing responsible and calm digital citizenship. (Plus, the future of work)

11/20/2017
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Welcome to this third episode of the Pearson Future Tech for Education Series on The Edtech Podcast. What's in this episode? Melvin Kranzberg, a past Professor of the History of Technology at Georgia Tech, famously said: “Technology is neither good nor bad; nor is it neutral.” In this episode we look at how to maintain responsible and calm digital citizenship at a time of screaming headlines, whilst also looking at the necessary ethical and philosophical questions which come with...

Duration:00:29:45

#94 - What is AI & what has it got to do with me and my students?

11/16/2017
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Welcome to this second episode of the Pearson Future Tech for Education Series on The Edtech Podcast. What's in this episode? With global leaders tweeting about artificial intelligence or AI as the next arms race, and forecasts predicting the near-term decimation of existing jobs markets due to artificial intelligence and automation, episode 2 is a great time to explore the question: What is AI and what has it got to do with me and my students? What AI is and is not. The difference...

Duration:00:25:29

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