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The MoonshotEduShow Podcast

The MoonshotEduShow Podcast

A podcast for education dreamers, doers, difference-makers, and discontents

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The MoonshotEdu show is a weekly podcast dedicated to challenging the status quo in conventional education, exploring educational innovation and entrepreneurship, and getting more deeply informed about the possibilities in education. It is a place to celebrate curiosity, human agency, and a love of learning. This is a podcast for people who want to explore ideas that matter and join in helping to create the future of education.


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027 - Ideas are Bad For your School - An Interview with Michael Schrage

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Wed, May 03, 2017


In this interview with Michael Schrage, research fellow at MIT and author of the Innovator's Hypothesis, we challenge the assumption that good ideas are the best way to innovate in education. Instead, Schrage makes a compelling argument for focusing upon testable hypothesis that we turn into cheap, quick experiments that build a culture of innovation and offer actionable insights for moving forward.

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026 - From Clock Hours to Competence in Life and Work

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Fri, Apr 28, 2017


In this interview with the CEO and President of the Indiana CPA Society and a strategic the CPA Center for Excellence, we explore a rich case of how continuing education is being transformed in the connected and digital age. This is a chance to learn from a real-world case of competency-based education in a way that is certain to also influence the future of K-12 and higher education.

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025 - Exploring the World of Imaginative Education with Gillian Judson

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Thu, Apr 27, 2017


People are emotional and imaginative beings. This is not just for children. This is true throughout the lifespan. How is our approach to education informed by this fact? We explore this question and others with Dr. Gillian Judson, one of the directors of the Imaginative Education Research Group and a Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University.

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024 - Internships, The Transfer Gap, Meeting University and Corporate Needs

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Thu, Apr 27, 2017


In this episode we explore Promazo, a startup that is meeting needs of students, higher education institutions, and corporations through a unique approach to internships. Their approach helps schools address the persistent problem of knowledge transfer to real world contexts. It helps students get real world experience, graduate with tested experience and a possible job. It also helps companies meet strategic needs and identity new talent. Amid this interview, there are important insights for anyone interested in education in a connected age, whether you are in an elementary school, high school, University, an education company, or in a business setting.

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023 - The Value of Thinking Small and Innovation Experiments with Matt Candler

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Fri, Apr 21, 2017


In this interview with Matt Candler, founder of 4.0 Schools, we explore a number of important questions. What is the value of starting small in educational innovation? What is the difference between innovating to and innovating with? What is the role of tests and experiments and how can they lead to more human-centered approaches to education? Finally, where can you find a place where you receive capital, coaching and a community to support your work around educational innovation?

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022 - What are Open Badges and Why Do They Matter?

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Thu, Apr 20, 2017


What are open badges? Why do they matter? What challenges and opportunities do they create for democratizing education while increasing access and opportunity? What role do they play in helping us to tell the story of our knowledge, experiences, and accomplishments in a connected age? These are some of the questions that we explored in this interview with Sheryl Grant.

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021 - Games for Good

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Wed, Apr 12, 2017


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.

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020 - Interview With Kelly Tenkely

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Mon, Apr 03, 2017


In this interview, Kelly Tenkely, founder of Anastasis Academy and the Learning Genome Project, shares about her mission to honor the uniqueness of every learner through a truly personalized learning experience.

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019 - An Interview with Tom Whitby of EdChat - The Power of Digital Connections

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Fri, Mar 31, 2017


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.

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018 - Exploring BreakoutEdu Games in the Classroom

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Fri, Mar 24, 2017


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.

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017 Preparing for the Innovation Age: An Interview with Don Wettrick

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Mon, Mar 20, 2017


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 Genius and Host of the the StartEdUp podcast. Check out the show notes at www.moonshotedu.com for links to his book, podcast, and contact information.

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016 - Relevance in Education - Interview with Dennis Sheeran

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Tue, Mar 14, 2017


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.

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015 - What Causes People to Pursuse Radical Innovation in Education?

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Sat, Mar 04, 2017


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.

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014 - 10 Critical Issues in Contemporary Education

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Wed, Mar 01, 2017


Amid all the buzz words, trends, policy debates and the rest in education, what really matters? In this episode, your host, 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.

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011-2 - Devos and the US Secretary of Education

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Sat, Feb 11, 2017


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 the education system of the future.

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013 - Curiosity as a Cure for Our School Ailments

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Fri, Feb 10, 2017


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.

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012 - What A Diploma Does Not Tell You - On Being Educated

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Wed, Jan 25, 2017


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.

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011 - Horses and Boxes in Education Innovation

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Wed, Jan 25, 2017


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?

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007 - How to Predict the Future and 15 Educational Trends in 2017

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Thu, Jan 12, 2017


In this episode, Bernard Bull shares 15 ways to identity or predict trends. Then he applies these by sharing 15 educational trends to watch in 2017.

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009 - Boredom in School, Work, and Life

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Tue, Jan 10, 2017


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.

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008 - Credentials, Micro-Credentials, and Credentialism

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Tue, Jan 10, 2017


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.

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010 - The Educational Entrepreneur Code

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Sat, Jan 07, 2017


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 and educates learners as a top priority.

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006 - Notetaking by Pen or Keyboard and the Future of Learning

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Sat, Jan 07, 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.

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005 - The Importance of Self-Directed Learning

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Sat, Jan 07, 2017


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.

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004 Is it Time for Schools to Move Beyond Academic Disciplines?

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Fri, Jan 06, 2017


Why is it so important for students to have history class, biology class, and English class? Why does it have to be broken into these distinct disciplines or categories? In this session, we look at that and related questions as we explore the role and limitations of academic disciplines, considering their benefits and limitations as we consider how to re-imagine schools for the contemporary world.

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003 - Is the Letter Grade System Outdated?

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Thu, Jan 05, 2017


What do meat, milk, bonds, restaurants, and students have in common?Is the letter grade system an outdated educational technology? What are questionable uses of letter grades? Explore these and related questions in episode 3 of the MoonshotEdu Show.

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002 - 11 Must Read Books for Educational Entrepreneurs

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Wed, Jan 04, 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.

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001 - Welcome to the MoonshotEdu Show

Author: Education Innovation Podcast by Dr. Bernard Bull
Mon, Jan 02, 2017


In episode 1 of the MoonshotEdu Show, Dr. Bernard Bull gives a personal introduction, describes the background and vision for the MoonshotEdu Show, tells the story of the first moonshot and how it can inspire education moonshots today, explains core traits of a compelling moonshot, clarifies what we don't mean by a moonshot, and more.

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More Details

  • Published: May 2017
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: T090652