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Interview 51 | HSTRY

Thomas Ketchell, 26 years old, was born in St. Leonards-On-Sea (UK) but grew up in France and Belgium. After working in Australia for a year, he went on to clinch his BA in History & Chinese Studies. His desire to help the environment brought him to East Africa in 2010 where he built biogas systems. […]

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Interview 50 | Discussion Recorder

Justin Volzer, a high school student from Calhoun, Georgia, has recently released an educational software product . Discussion Recorder was designed to help teachers at his and other schools during Harkness discussions in the classroom. Justin also works in the family’s technology business. He volunteers much of his time to technology projects in his school […]

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Interview 49 | Archeology Student Digs Up Her Thoughts On Technology In THe Field … Literally

Gwen Macchione, Archeology Student at University of Edinburgh  Chris Carter interviews Gwen Macchione, student of archeology at the University of Edinburgh. Gwen reveals that, sometimes, the best technology tool is the oldest one. From ground penetrating radar to trowels and toothbrushes, Gwen Macchione takes us into the world of the archeology student as she reveals […]

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Interview 48 | Caroline Hu Flexer Tells Us All About The Amazing Apps Created By Duck Duck Moose

Today I talk with Caroline Hu Flexer CEO and Co-founder of Duck Duck Moose.  Duck Duck Moose designs and builds educational apps for kids.  Their company designs apps that are built with the creativity and out of the box thinking that we want to inspire in our students.  These apps are tested by kids and […]

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Interview 47 | Sam Woodard of MathChat and The Future of Mobile Apps

Overview Today I talk with Sam Woodard the CEO and CoFounder of MathChat. Recently my interest in mobile apps and how students access them as been on the rise.  As Sam points out, smartphone penetration in the USA is at 90% and it does not appear to be on the decline anytime soon. I took […]

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Interivew 46 | iTalki Brings Personalized Language Learning to Your Laptop

Today I talk with Kevin Chen, the co founder of   italki.   We discuss iTalki and how it is a community marketplace that connects learners and teachers around the world for online language lessons. If you wanted to learn Chinese, for example, you could find a teacher from China to teach you 1-on-1 through Skype. […]

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Interview 45 | Dr. Nick Sheltrown and the Power of Data Analytics in Education

I had a fantastic conversation with Nick Sheltrown today about data analytics and the future of learning. We dive deep into what data analytics is, how it can be used in the classroom, what we can do with it and how to leverage the results to better learning in the classroom. I hope you learn […]

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Interview 44 | Leshia Hoot LEGO Education

Learning is at the very core of the LEGO Group’s most heartfelt values and the company has invested many years of cooperation and research with educators and child development specialists to build a rich understanding of what it takes to provide effective learning experiences. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android […]

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Interview 43 | Suzi Wilczynski of Dig-It Games

Take a restless archeologist turned middle school teacher, toss her the challenge of creating a game based learning environment to simulate real life learning and you have Suzi Wilczynski of Dig-It Games. Suzi and her team started with one game, Roman Town, but have since continued to develop more games.  Their future includes updates to current games as […]

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Interview 42 | Andrew Rowland of Classkick

Chris Carter interviews Andrew Rowland of Classkick As students work on a teacher-made Classkick assignment on their iPads, teachers see every students’ work progressing all at once. Students can privately raise hands, teachers give individualized, real-time student feedback, and so much more. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS […]

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