After a three-month summer break, the MoonshotEdu Show Podcast is back with an incredible interview. John Katmzan, founder of The Princeton Review, 2U, and Noodle Companies joins us to explore standardized tests in education, the advertising wars, and more. John offers aspiring educational entrepreneurs some important tips and insights as well.
In this episode on relevance in education, Bernard Bull, interviews Dennis Sheeran, author of Instant Relevance: Using Today’s Experiences to Teach Tomorrow’s Lessons. You can also follow Dennis on Twitter.
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.
In this second episode, Dr. Bernard Bull shares the 11 must read books for educational entrepreneurs or social entrepreneurs in the education sector. Along the way, he shares about the power of books in his life and a variety of insights gleaned from these and related books. Look below for a list of the books an links to Amazon in case you are interested in getting started with your reading!
Want to skip right to the books? Here you go, but just know that the podcast is more than just a quick list. I also include key insights from each book while expanding on those ideas as well.
- The Pedagogy of the Oppressed
- Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution…
- One Size Does Not Fit All
- Private Enterprise and Public Education
- Helping Children Succeed
- Business Model Generation (and the Social Business Model Canvas that I mentioned)
- On Innovation
- When Research Matters
- How to Change the World
- The Field Guide to Human-Centered Design