EdNext Podcast: Keep Cameras on in Classrooms, Even after the Pandemic Ends
Like televising courtroom proceedings or putting body-cams on police officers, it adds transparency.
The Education Exchange: How Online Learning Is Unleashing Innovation
"The longest that adults and young people want to hear one person talk is about 10 or 11 minutes."
EdNext Podcast: Reading in the Age of Screens
The rise of digital media has made it harder than ever to engage in deep, contemplative reading. As Maryanne Wolf writes in her new book, Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World, skimming is the new normal. Marty West speaks with Doug Lemov, who reviewed Wolf's book for Education Next.
EdNext Podcast: Could Voice-Activated Technology Transform the Classroom?
As the use of smart speakers like Google Home and Amazon Echo becomes widespread in homes, some wonder whether voice-activated technology technology could prove useful in the classroom. Michael Horn joins Marty West to discuss how this might work and what the challenges might be.
EdNext Podcast: Designing a Blended Learning School
What should schools look like in order to succeed with blended learning? Marty West talks with Larry Kearns about how he and his team designed two charter schools to support their blended learning models.