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[…]
Three people with degrees in the same field, from the same school, with the same GPA apply for a job. Who gets it? A diploma can only tell you so much, and we explore that in this newest episode, considering the many things that a diploma does not tell you about a person.
Some championed Betsy Devos as the next Secretary of Education while others vehemently opposed her. In this special episode we examine pros and cons of Devos. Yet, now that she is the US Secretary of Education, what next? The episode concludes with a list of suggestions for Devos and how we can participate in co-creating Read more about Special Episode – Devos as the US Secretary of Education[…]
Some people are just trying to create faster horses in education but the automobile is coming. For a second metaphor, what does it really mean to lead and innovate outside the box and why is it mission critical in education?
Education is a multi-billion dollar industry today, but being involved in the field of education, whether as an individual, non-profit, or for-profit entity, comes with certain social responsibilities. In this episode, Dr. Bernard Bull argues that there are at least five core areas of responsibility, all focused upon ultimately promoting an educational ecosystem that serves Read more about Episode 10 – MoonshotEdu Show – The Educational Entrepreneur’s Code[…]
Why do we get bored? Why do we settle for bored? Should we make school boring so we can prepare people for a life of boring work? I don’t think so and Bernard Bull explain’s why and how we can move beyond boredom in this episode.
Credentials are keys that open doors in life. Without them, people are limited. Yet, there is a more open and human possible future for how we approach credentials as a way of recognizing learning. In this session, we look at the topic of credentials, progressive credentials, open badges, and alternative pathways in learning.
In this episode, we explore 15 ways to identity or predict trends in education or any other field. Then we apply that insight to identify 15 educational trends to watch in 2017.
According to a 2014 study, people retain and learn more when they take notes by pen versus keyboard. While some are using this study to ban devices, there is much more to this than meets the eye. That is what we explore in this episode of the show, exploring how our brains adapt to new Read more about Episode 6 – MoonshotEdu Show – Notetaking by Pen or Keyboard and the Future of Education[…]
Self-directed learning is a critical skill for life in a connected world. In this episode we examine why it is important, what has changed, and how we might equip people for this changing landscape.