Episode 21 – Designing Games for Good

In this episode, we visited with Max Seidman, a game designer at Tiltfactor. Tiltfactor is a serious game research center at Dartmouth University. In this episode we explore how to design games for social impact, the role of design thinking, the importance of measuring impact and results, and more. Unity – mentioned on the show Read more about Episode 21 – Designing Games for Good[…]

Episode 19 – The Power of Digital Connections

In this episode we look at the power of connections among educators in the digital age. In this interview with Tom Whitby (teacher, author, and co-founder of #Edchat), we learn about how to build powerful networks and communities, and we consider the benefits of these digital connections in education. Tom Whitby on Twitter Tom Whitby’s Read more about Episode 19 – The Power of Digital Connections[…]

Episode 18 – Exploring BreakoutEDU Games in the Classroom

In this episode, we explore the role of games in learning, specifically the use and design of BreakoutEDU games, which allow you to take the fun and intrigue of the escape room into any classroom. The BreakoutEDU Website The BreakoutEDU Facebook Group BreakoutEDU on Twitter – @BreakoutEDU Connect with Tana on Twitter – @TanaRaiyne Games Mentioned in Read more about Episode 18 – Exploring BreakoutEDU Games in the Classroom[…]

Episode 17 – Twenty Percent Time in School & Preparing for the Innovation Age: An Interview with Don Wettrick

In this episode, your host, Bernard Bull interviewed author and innovator, Don Wettrick, as they explored taking 20% time and genius hour to the next level in school, shifting away from a culture of earning in education, finding the right balance between foundational studies and passion projects, and much more. Don is author of Pure Read more about Episode 17 – Twenty Percent Time in School & Preparing for the Innovation Age: An Interview with Don Wettrick[…]

Episode 14 – 10 Critical Issues in Education

Amid all the buzz words, trends, policy debates and the rest in education, what really matters? In this episode, Dr. Bernard Bull draws from his 2016 book, What Really Matters?: 10 Critical Issues in Contemporary Education, to share what he considers to be among some of the more important issues that we must address today. Read more about Episode 14 – 10 Critical Issues in Education[…]

Episode 15 – What Causes People to Pursue Radical Innovation in Education?

What causes people to pursue radical innovations in education? In this episode, Bernard Bull draws from his observations and research to share six of the most common reasons that compel people to take the leap into a more radical innovation in education. What compels people to pursue more radical innovations in education? It has now Read more about Episode 15 – What Causes People to Pursue Radical Innovation in Education?[…]

Episode 13 – Curiosity as a Cure for Our School Ailments

Some people talk about tests, standards, and academic rigor as keys to improving our schools, but in this episode we consider the power and possibility of curiosity and the love of learning. Some people talk about tests, standards, accountability, and academic rigor as keys to improving our schools. In this episode, we explore the idea Read more about Episode 13 – Curiosity as a Cure for Our School Ailments[…]