Cait Curley, school psychologist and founder of Never Board Learning joins the podcast to talk a little Wordle, her belief that almost all of school can be fun and games, and the academic power of gamification.
Dr. Paul Hanstedt, Director of the Houston H. Harte Center for Teaching and Learning at Washington and Lee University and author of “Creating Wicked Students: Designing Courses For a Complex World," talks about the need to create wicked students ready to solve the future’s most wicked problems.
Chris Peterson, Director of Special Projects at MIT Admissions and Student Financial Services, discusses what MIT looks for when reviewing college applications and how students can create an MIT-friendly application.
Matthew Rascoff, Vice Provost for Digital Education at Stanford University, talks about the positive learnings from the pandemic’s emergency remote learning experiment, breaking the boundary between in-school and after-school learning, and the future of digital education.
Dr. Eugenia Cheng, mathematician, educator, writer, public speaker, and artist, talks about how to simplify and destigmatize advanced math to restore its deeper beauty to the next generation of students.
Richard Rusczyk, Founder and CEO at Art of Problem Solving, talks about how the existing academic gap in our classrooms turned into a chasm after the pandemic and how Art of Problem Solving families are navigating this new reality.