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Gartner Hype Cycle 2021 with Mike Palmer and Virtual Cohost Nancy

As we kick off our 6th season of Trending in Ed, host Mike Palmer is joined once again by Nancy, our virtual cohost to begin to a get sense of where our heads are at heading into the Back to School season that is upon us now in the Fall of 2021. Mike shares his perspective as the ...  Show more

Driving Student and Family Engagement with Chatbots

Joanna Smith is the CEO and founder of AllHere, an edtech company improving attendance and student success with mobile messaging powered by AI. Before founding AllHere, she taught middle school mathematics and served as Director of Family Engagement at a charter school in Boston. ...  Show more

Revolutionary Sociology and Virtual Conferences with Dr. Corey Dolgon

In this special episode of Trending in Ed, Mike Palmer interviews Corey Dolgon from a conference room in Freedom Tower while the Annual Conference for the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP) is taking place virtually. Corey is the outgoing President of SSSP. We explor ...  Show more

Exploring Conference and Podcasting Trends with Jenna Spinelle

Continuing our exploration of the New Normal for conferences in the Summer of 2021, Jenna Spinelle returns to the show to join host Mike Palmer to recount her experience attending Podcast Movement in Tennessee earlier this month. Jenna is one of the hosts of the Democracy Works p ...  Show more

EdTech and AI from the ASU GSV Summit with Mike Merrill

Mike Merrill joins Mike Palmer to talk about his experience at the ASU GSV Summit in San Diego. While Mike Merrill attended in person, Mike Palmer attended online. We reflect on the different experiences and how it connects to issues of access and equity as we muse about the futu ...  Show more

The Conferencing Dilemma with Mike Palmer and Nancy

Mike Palmer is once again joined by our virtual cohost, Nancy, to talk about new and emerging trends in the conference experience as a new wave of in-person and blended learning conferences pick up in August. We reflect on what it must have been like at Podcast Movement, which ju ...  Show more

Perspectives on the EdTech Innovation Landscape with Tony Wan

Tony Wan joins Mike Palmer to share his origin story beginning as an educator and entrepreneur before shifting to educational journalism as the Cofounder and Managing Editor of EdSurge. Tony has recently moved to a new role as Head of Investor Content at EdTech Venture Capital Fi ...  Show more

EdTech Insights with Al Kingsley

Al Kingsley is the CEO of NetSupport Limited, an EdTech Company. He's also the Chair of Hampton Academes Trust in the UK. Al joins Mike Palmer on this episode to talk about his new book, My Secret EdTech Diary where he shares his experiences and provides tips to instructors, aspi ...  Show more

How to Embed Racial Equity in K-12 Schools with Dr. Adriana Villavicencio

Dr. Adriana Villavicencio, Assistant Professor at the University of California, Irvine, researches K-12 educational policy and school practice that deepens or disrupts inequities for minoritized communities of students and families. For nearly a decade, she conducted research at ...  Show more

The Design of Learning Spaces with Shannon Dowling - Architect at Ayers Saint Gross

Shannon Dowling is an architect with a design focus on creating research-driven, student-centered learning environments at Ayers Saint Gross. She joins Mike Palmer on this episode to talk about trends in the design of learning spaces for higher ed and beyond. You can find a recen ...  Show more

Mentorship, Difference, and an Artist's Sensibility with Dr. Malik Boykin

Dr. Malik Boykin is a Professor of Psychology at Brown University. Malik joins Mike Palmer to talk about his experiences growing up the son of a black psychology professor beginning in Ithaca at Cornell and ultimately at Howard in Washington, DC. From there, Malik brings us along ...  Show more

Celebrating 400 Episodes and the Future with Robin Naughton, Mark Sanders, and Mike Merrill

We celebrate our 400th episode of Trending in Education by welcoming three key contributors to the show through the years.To begin, Mike Palmer welcomes Dr. Robin Naughton to the show for her third on-air appearance. Robin is Mike's wife and shares unique perspectives as a listen ...  Show more

Trending in Ed Origin Story Throwback Edition #399

In honor of our 399th installment of Trending in Education, we've reassembled the original team of Brandon Jones, Dan Strafford, and Mike Palmer to reflect on how this podcast started and share some highlights and lessons learned from our long history of doing the show together.A ...  Show more

Emerging Trends in Educational Publishing and Beyond with Cynthia Knable

Cynthia Knable is the Founder and CEO of CeresEd, an educational content development company. She leads teams of talented project managers, writers, editors, and artists in creating products for educational publishers, EdTech companies and more.Cynthia joins Mike Palmer to share ...  Show more

Congregational Learning with Matt Burke and Ben Tapper

Matt Burke and Ben Tapper join Mike Palmer to talk about what we can learn from the congregational experience especially in light of the transformative times we've been living in. Matt and Ben work for the Center of Congregations in Indiana and cohost its podcast providing tools ...  Show more

Collaborative Action for Equity and Opportunity with Paul Reville

Paul Reville is the Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). He is the founding director of HGSE's Education Redesign Lab. In 2013, he completed nearly five years of service as the Secretary ...  Show more

The Path to Free College with Dr. Michelle Miller-Adams

Dr. Michelle Miller-Adams is a professor of political science at Grand Valley State University where she teaches courses on international relations, poverty and inequality. She's also a Senior Researcher with the W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.Michelle joins Mike ...  Show more

Four Learning Trends for the New Normal

Mike Palmer is joined by Nancy, a virtual human who makes her first appearance as a guest host, in a conversation about what the "New Normal" that emerges on the other side of the pandemic might like for the world of learning. We explore the trends of Canny Centaurs, Universal De ...  Show more

The Learning Power of Behavioral Health Simulations with Dr. Glenn Albright

Dr. Glenn Albright is a clinical psychologist and the Co-founder / Director of Research at Kognito, a health simulation company that has trained thousands of education staff in the U.S. on how to properly converse with students that exhibit at-risk behavior and properly refer the ...  Show more