Most Popular EdSurge Podcast Episodes of 2022

Listeners to the EdSurge Podcast wish to find out about brains—and what analysis reveals can finest attain and educate them.

Our two hottest episodes of 2022 addressed simply that topic, exploring recent findings in studying science and the way educators can apply them.

Each January we glance again at what listeners responded to essentially the most previously 12 months, and beneath we depend down the highest 10. The record contains some new issues we tried this yr, like an episode the place the creator of an investigative EdSurge article learn the function aloud, and an episode recorded in entrance of a dwell viewers as a session on the SXSW EDU convention. Additionally making the record was the finale of our narrative Bootstraps collection, this one exploring the historical past and fairness problems with the Rhodes Scholarship.

The psychological well being of scholars and educators drew consideration this yr in a giant method, as colleges and schools proceed to battle as the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic lingers on.

Identical to final yr, a few fashionable episodes explored rising applied sciences. Whereas final yr the brand new huge factor was NFTs, this yr it was the metaverse.

We’ll be out with a brand new episode each week, and we hope you’ll make listening a behavior.

10. Guiding Younger Individuals To not Faculties or Careers — However to Good Lives

By Rebecca Koenig

The false selection between private progress or an honest paycheck isn’t serving youngsters nicely. Younger individuals need greater than good livelihoods. They need good lives. On this podcast additional, we convey you the outcomes of a year-long analysis mission into learn how to higher design college-to-career pathways.

9. Energy, Status and the World’s Most Well-known Scholarship. Bootstraps, Ep. 6

By Jeffrey R. Younger

The Rhodes Scholarship was designed to forge a community of people that would go on to rule the world. So who will get this chance? And the way is the oldest and best-known graduate scholarship coping with the legacy of its founder, who used ruthless and racist practices to construct the diamond empire that funded the hassle? This was the finale to our Bootstraps collection on who will get what alternatives in schooling.

8. Who Will Pay for ‘Inclusive Excellence’ at Universities?

By Rebecca Koenig

There are universities aiming to do top-notch analysis and serve massive numbers of scholars of colour and low-income college students. This aim—what some campus leaders name ‘inclusive excellence’—challenges frequent assumptions about status in schooling. And in accordance with the authors of the e-book “Broke,” it’s onerous to perform in a time of diminished state help for public schools.

7. What Position Ought to AI Play in Training? A Enterprise Capitalist and an Edtech Critic Face Off

By Jeffrey R. Younger

What occurs when a enterprise capitalist who funds edtech firms faces off with an edtech critic about what function AI ought to play in schooling? We came upon, on this dialogue between professor Neil Selwyn and venture-fund founder Ryan Craig.

6. Educators Have Pointed Recommendation for Tech Corporations Constructing the Metaverse

By Jeffrey R. Younger

Though the metaverse just isn’t actually right here but, some educators are already attempting to get forward of the curve to assist affect what sorts of schooling services and products emerge on this new, more-immersive web.

5. Educators Are Demoralized. What is the Means Ahead?

By Jeffrey R. Younger

Burned out, drained, demoralized, at a breaking level. Spend time with educators lately in Okay-12 or increased ed and phrases akin to these will come up usually. For these in school rooms and for varsity leaders, the problem is learn how to meet the various wants of educators throughout this time—social, emotional, mental and moral. This episode was recorded in entrance of a dwell viewers at SXSW EDU.

4. Distant College Meltdowns? A Nearer Have a look at Scholar Properly-Being Through the Pandemic

By Jeffrey R. Younger

A bunch of researchers at Harvard College have a novel window into scholar well-being through the pandemic, following a pair thousand households with younger kids in Massachusetts. They’re seeing extra conduct points in youngsters throughout distant studying, and so they have recommendation for educators on learn how to handle shifts backwards and forwards between on-line and in-person instructing.

3. Clay Shirky Desires to Reframe the Dialog About How Faculties Are Altering

By Jeffrey R. Younger

Clay Shirky has lengthy been an influential voice on how know-how is impacting society. Today the NYU professor has been weighing in on the place increased ed is headed, with a e-newsletter referred to as “The (Continuous) Transformation of Increased Training.”

2. A New Perspective on ‘Supercharging’ the Mind

By Jeffrey R. Younger

An evolutionary biologist who research the physiology of getting older has some shocking recommendation about mind well being. And it has implications for colleges and schools—and anybody fascinated with studying.

1. College students Have Completely different Considering Speeds and Kinds. Inclusive Educating Means Realizing That

By Jeffrey R. Younger

Many classroom environments favor a sure sort of thinker, normally the scholars who’re fast to recall a truth when the teacher asks a query. However that’s not the one sort of thoughts, and it’s not even all the time the perfect sort of thoughts for studying, says Barbara Oakley, a professor of engineering at Oakland College who works at translating the most recent mind analysis into sensible recommendation for academics and learners.