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Yogi Roth

Episode 138: Yogi Roth on What We Can Learn From Our Grandparents, Pete Carroll, and What it Really Means to Compete

In this episode, I interview football analyst and world traveller Yogi Roth. Yogi engages in a lot of different subjects. We can learn from him because he has the types of skills that we’d like to cultivate in our students; the curiosity and wanting to experience the world. Guest Bio: Yogi Roth is a Pac-12 […]

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Matt Murrie

Episode 105: Matt Murrie, Executive Director and Chief Curiosity Curator at What If? 360

In this episode of the Meet Education Project, Matt Murrie, the Executive Director and Chief Curiosity Curator at What If? 360, talks about reinventing the way we look at conferences from being “sage on a stage” -type activities to more interactive, action-oriented engagements. Guest Bio: Matthew is an English professor and Coordinator of Innovation for […]

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Laura Sandefer

Episode 064: Laura Sandefer, Co-Founder and Head of School at Acton Academy

In this episode of MEP, we talk to Laura Sandefer, the Co-Founder and Head of School at Acton Academy. She shares her insights on experiential and blended learning, and how the school engages their students through Socratic methods and focusing on Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey. Guest Bio: Raised by a science teacher and minister, Laura […]

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Episode 031: Angela Maiers on “Choosing to Matter” and Student Agency

Guest Bio: Angela is a renowned former teacher, current author, speaker and the founder and President of Maiers Education Services, a consulting firm headquartered in Clive, Iowa. Her company provides just-in-time consultation services to schools, organizations, and individuals seeking to use technology and social media to leverage human capital and production goals. Under Angela’s direction, […]

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Episode 029: The “Teachers’ Design for Education” Project with Kirtley Fisher & Lindsey Messervy from the Business Innovation Factory

  Teaching is a tough gig.  We all know it.  Most of the time, there aren’t enough hours in a day to focus on details and also think about how to innovate on teaching and learning practices for the future.  So – what if there was a way to create a platform, based on a […]

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Episode 026: UnCollege Fellow Profile #1 – Spencer Shulem

Imagine being kicked out of school for wanting to be challenged.  Wanting to learn.  What if you had an insatiable curiosity to do more and understand more….but most of your teachers and administrators didn’t understand?  In episode 026 of MEP, I chat with Spencer Shulem, a current UnCollege fellow and entrepreneur who experienced just that. […]

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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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