XQ Expert Series Podcast: Technology and Learning for an Interconnected World

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Michele Cahill hosts the XQ Expert Series Podcasts, exploring critical questions in education as the XQ Institute leads a movement to rethink high school. I was grateful to get to join Monica Martinez and Nichole Pinkard for the session on Technology and Learning for an Interconnected World, in which we focused on how technology can maximize student learning, engagement and access to incredible learning opportunities.

About the XQ and the XQ Expert Series Podcasts

The XQ Institute, under the dedication and leadership of Laurene Powell Jobs and Russlyn Ali, seeks to use our collective knowledge, rigor and creativity to create a new model for school itself. Through parallel efforts of a design challenge and a national movement, XQ will support schools to turn their ideas into Super Schools.

In an effort to support schools in the design process, XQ provides a variety of resources, including knowledge modules and a podcast series. This particular podcast focuses on technology and learning–others in the series focus on equity, 21st century learning student-centered learning, partnerships, school culture and more.

Technology and Learning for an Interconnected World Podcast

Technology can open up learning beyond the bounds of the school day and school building, and can be a powerful tool for amplifying student voice in the classroom. In this episode, participants explore questions around student engagement, the important role of the teacher, and access for all youth. In addition to host Michele Cahill (@MicheleCahillNY), Distinguished Fellow in Education and Youth Development with the National Center for Civic Innovation, this podcast featured:

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Join a live Twitter Q & A on Tuesday, April 26th.

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Mary Ryerse

Mary Ryerse

Mary is a Getting Smart Director of Strategic Design.

1 Comments

John Sutherland /

Good luck in coordination and hosting of this event.