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Episode 025: Russ Roberts on the Economics of Education

What could happen if we looked at education from an economic perspective?  Well, we explore exactly that in episode 025 of MEP with Russ Roberts from Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and the host of the long running educational podcast EconTalk.  Don’t miss this one! Guest Bio: Russell Roberts is the John and Jean De Nault […]

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Episode 023: Dr. Tony Wagner on Creating Innovators

Our children’s’ work future is more uncertain than ever before.  According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 65% of grade school kids will end up at jobs that are not created yet. In an article titled “The Case for 21st Century Learning”, Andreas Schleicher, the deputy director for Education and Skills at the OECD (Organization […]

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Episode 020: Dave Fontaine on Open Educational Resources and Digital Literacy for Teachers

On episode 020 of MEP, Dave Fontaine joins the program to talk about the real potential of open educational resources and digital literacy education.  Don’t miss this one!   Guest Bio: Dave Fontaine is a man who wears many hats!  Dave is the Director of Instructional Media Technology at Middletown Public Schools in Middletown, RI. […]

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Episode 018: Jean Fan on taking a year “on” before Stanford

On episode 018 of Meet Education Project, Jean Fan from UnCollege joins the program to talk about taking a “Gap Year” before heading to Stanford, why exposure is more important than smarts, and why more learners should think about taking a year “on”.  Don’t miss this!   Guest Bio: Jean Fan works to significantly increase […]

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Episode 012: Kristen McEntyre from Tutti Dynamics

On episode 012 of Meet Education Project, Tutti Dynamics co-founder Kristen McEntyre joins the program to talk about music/arts education, the importance of experiential learning, and the vibrant ed tech entrepreneurship scene in New Orleans.  Don’t miss it! Kristen McEntyre has twelve years experience in media and technology. Previously, Kristen managed content creation and online […]

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Episode 010: David Blake, Founder & CEO of Degreed

In this episode, David Blake from Degreed joins MEP to talk about unbundling the college degree, new models of credentialing, and what his company Degreed is doing to disrupt the education status quo.  Don’t miss it! David Blake is the Founder and CEO of Degreed, a San Francisco based startup is on a mission to “jailbreak the […]

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