Sal Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, took time to explore current educational challenges and strategies to consider. Khan also shares what it’s like to be “Sal Khan” and how we should all dream big. Khan Academy recently launched the You Can Learn Anything movement to help students develop a strong learningmindset and they have partnered with the College Board. […]
Dr. Berger: Why organize a Startup Weekend for your teachers and what was the initial response to the idea from both teachers and administrators? Chad Ratliff: The event was actually open to the community, not just for teachers–but we did offer it as professional development so our teachers could earn recertification points if they participated. […]
Allison Rodman is an assistant principal and director of professional development at Mariana Bracetti Academy, a K–12 Title I school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is an executive committee member of PhillyCORE Leaders, a diverse coalition of rising education leaders whose mission is to build a more positive and collaborative education community by connecting leaders who […]
Andy Newell, Managing Director at IRIS Connect, joined Dr. Berger to discuss the company’s new offices, expansion in the U.S. and how they help teachers take control of their own development. IRIS Connect has a long history of integrating technology into schools and districts helping to facilitate professional growth and most importantly through trust and […]
Karl Rectanus, Co-Founder and CEO of Lea(r)n, spent time talking about the process decision makers endure to select edtech products and how there is another method. Lea(r)n provides educators a place at the proverbial table to reflect and rate technology before districts make expensive decisions with long-term impacts. Rectanus comes to Lea(r)n as a former […]
Author and educator David Greene talks about the state of education in the U.S. Greene discusses several topics, including standardized testing, Common Core, the teaching profession and more. Greene is a program consultant for WISE Services, a former teacher and coach for 38 years, the author of “Doing the Right Thing: A Teacher Speaks”and treasurer […]
OSC World from MindRocket Media Group on Vimeo. OSC World’s Michel Richez, VP of Business Development, talks about their innovative approach to providing valuable intel to school leaders who are trying to provide safe campuses for their students.
Yishai Pinchover, co-founder of CodeMonkey, talks with Dr. Berger about being an entrepreneur, his experience at SXSW Edu and the gap they are bridging for students. Pinchover also discusses the culture of education and entrepreneurship in Israel.