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Jul 24, 2018

Welcome to this tenth and final episode of the The Future Tech for Education Series on The Edtech Podcast, supported by Pearson

What's in this episode?

This final episode of The Pearson series on future tech for education reflects on edtech internationally. What does a review of 130 reports on edtech internationally tell us about best practice and evidence based learning in emergencies and displaced settings? What are the common misconceptions about connectivity as a barrier to edtech, and when are these well-founded? How can technology help scale access to teaching and learning and how do we ensure learners still benefit from mentors and face to face teaching. And when it comes down to it, what comes first on a phone - a learning game or a photo of your loved ones? All this and more in today’s episode.

People

Show Notes and References  

Checkout https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast and tinyurl.com/pearsonfuturetech 

Tell us your story

We’d love to hear about innovative technology or approaches you are developing or using in education. Leave your stories in the comments below. Alternately, record a quick free voicemail via speakpipe for inclusion in the next episode. Finally, you can post your thoughts or follow-on links via twitter @podcastedtech @kristendicerbo via The Edtech Podcast Facebook page.

The Pearson Future Tech for Education Series is produced by The Edtech Podcast and supported by Pearson Education. If you're interested in the themes that come out of the series, check out more ideas in the "open series" here.

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Jul 4, 2018

This episode was recorded at The London Festival of Learning and SXSWEDU

What's in this episode?

This week’s podcast features a smorgasbord of guests. First up, a Chinese AI company in conversation with a US army learning scientist and standards bods on technology in education. We explore what the profession of learning engineering could bring to new software innovation which truly understands pedagogy. IEEE Icicle are seeking help on building up standards in this area and on AI in education and you can find out how to be involved. 

Continuing the big theme of the London Festival of Learning interdisciplinary learning and knowledge sharing, next we skip over the pond to a past recording from SXSWedu where I talk to Raechel French, an associate from the DLR Architecture Group talking about the use of space design for learning and what she picked up from a year spent researching this in Australia. 

And finally, I’m chatting to Preben Hanson from Danish company Kubo Robot and Stephan Turnipseed, executive vice president and chief strategy officer for Pitsco Education. We talk about screen-less technologies and the teaching of computing at ever earlier years. 

People

  • Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
  • Richard Tong from Songshu AI Learning in China
  • Robert Sottilare, Associate Director for Training Technology, at the US Army Research Lab
  • Avron Barr, Chair, IEEE Learning Technologies Standards Committee
  • Robby Robson, the CEO of Eduworks
  • Raechel French, Associate, DLR Architecture Group
  • Preben Hanson, Kubo Robot
  • Stephan Turnipseed, executive vice president and chief strategy officer for Pitsco Education

If you enjoy listening in and you’d like to support The Edtech Podcast why not check out our Patreon, contact us about sponsoring an episode, or come along to The Edtech Podcast Festival in September? 

Show Notes and References  

Checkout https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast for the full show notes 

Tell us your story

We'd love to hear your thoughts. Record a quick free voicemail via speakpipe for inclusion in the next episode. Or you can post your thoughts or follow-on links via twitter @podcastedtech or via The Edtech Podcast Facebook page or Instagram.

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