Journeys in Podcasting
22 Wiktor Przybylski and Jakub Kowalik on What Hackerspaces Offer that Work and School Do Not

22 Wiktor Przybylski and Jakub Kowalik on What Hackerspaces Offer that Work and School Do Not

August 11, 2019

Wiktor Przybylski and Jakub Kowalik run Hackerspace Krakow and here they discuss the freedoms of learning in a Hackerspace compared to work and school environments.

21 MH Rahmani on Perception and Cognition in a Making Process

21 MH Rahmani on Perception and Cognition in a Making Process

August 7, 2019

M. H. Rahmani explains the prolonged space of problem defining in the process of making. His thesis project, reFrame, serves as an example of making as a long process for investigating scientific, psychological, philosophical inquiry. John Dewey called for "Art as Science". This talk breaks down interdisciplinary "technologies".

20 Sylvia Martinez on Invent to Learn 2019

20 Sylvia Martinez on Invent to Learn 2019

June 3, 2019

Sylvia Martinez discusses the need for teacher time and continued development of theory of knowledge, the updated Invent to Learn 2019 edition, and the upcoming Constructing Modern Knowledge make space she and Gary Stager host every summer.

 

 

19 Robert Sommer on Personal Space, the Behavioral Basis for Design

19 Robert Sommer on Personal Space, the Behavioral Basis for Design

June 2, 2019

Dr. Robert Sommer, author of Personal Space, the Behavioral Basis of Design discusses his seminal work. Dr. Sommer elaborates on learning spaces and the multitude of perspectives with a single learning space.

 

 

 
18 Stephanie Cox Suarez on Documentation and Making Learning Visible

18 Stephanie Cox Suarez on Documentation and Making Learning Visible

June 1, 2019

Dr. Stephanie Cox Suarez discusses her experiences with documentation with the Project Zero Making Learning Visible project and her work with the Reggio Emilia approach. Here she touches on themes of the importance of documenting group learning, using repeated viewing of documentation, and stresses not the capture of the learning artifact but the unpacking.

 

 

 
17 YJ Kim on Playful Assessment in Maker Centered Learning

17 YJ Kim on Playful Assessment in Maker Centered Learning

March 6, 2019

Yoon Jeon Kim, research scientist from MIT Playful Journey Lab joins Journeys in Podcasting to discuss her work with Playful Assessments, methods for keeping formative assessment a co-construction between teachers and students.

16 Monica Burns on Scannable Technologies in the Classroom

16 Monica Burns on Scannable Technologies in the Classroom

March 1, 2019

Journeys in Podcasting continues the theme of "Hacking Active Learning Spaces" by inviting Apple Distinguished Educator and author Monica Burns to discuss the potentials of augmented reality in the classroom. (from a 2016 podcast session)

*audio glitches, recorded on Google Hangouts

15 Angela Stockman on Making and Writing Workshop

15 Angela Stockman on Making and Writing Workshop

February 5, 2019

Angela Stockman, author of Make Writing, Hacking the Writer's Workshop, and Hacking School Culture, discusses her experience mixing writer's workshop with maker centered learning. Angela talks about her visit to Reggio Emilia and the maker approach to early childhood.

Note: internet connections were a challenge, the audio clarity is limited, but the ideas discusses are incredible.

Music: the mini loop remix is from Snail Mail "Pristine".

14 Epunk of C-Base on the Mothership of all Hackerspaces

14 Epunk of C-Base on the Mothership of all Hackerspaces

February 4, 2019

Epunk of C-base, the mothership of hacker spaces dedicates a part of his afternoon to discuss the GDPR and data privacy issues, crowdsourced environmental pollution monitoring projects, and open source education outreach projects.  Epunk explains the philosophy of the mothership, how hacker spaces are continuing a century old tradition of universities in keeping information free for all.  This is a great introduction to the future of alternative learning spaces.

13 Rachel Fink on Reggio Emilia in an Israeli Context

13 Rachel Fink on Reggio Emilia in an Israeli Context

February 1, 2019

Rachel Fink is the co-founder of The Journey: Early Childhood Center in Tel Aviv, Israel. Here she explains the JECC's origins, the politics of "childhood", collective construction, Hebrew as a context for learning, tools of construction and wonder, documentation as a breathing organism, and the "signs" within learning environments.