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EdTech Space

In this Uncommon Table series, we dive into the EdTech Space.

How do we solve the challenges around the reach and quality of education? Come share ideas for changing the system, using technology as an enabler/catalyst, focusing on the implementation of the project, and pivoting it to the market dynamics.

 

Summer 2020

Thursday, June 25
Noon - 1:00pm EDT, Zoom meeting
Who Teaches Values?
What role can educators – both inside and outside of the classroom – play in helping to cultivate core values in students?
“Empathy is emerging alongside reading and math as a new literacy.” –Ashoka’s Start Empathy initiative
So often, educators are required to focus on concrete outcomes, rubrics, and core competencies to meet their region’s educational standards. But what about core human values like empathy, resilience, kindness, and civility? What role can educators – both inside and outside of the classroom – play in helping to cultivate core values in students?

  

Past Events

Tuesday, May 19
Redesigning Online Learning
Most EdTech tools were designed to complement face to face learning inside of traditional educational institutions. How can we change the design so that online learning can stand on its own and deliver value? Join this open conversation as we explore what tools and strategies are working around the world to help keep our students learning.

Thursday, April 16
Reaching Learners during Pandemics
How can we leverage this sudden shift in the world to improve access to quality education?
with Rashi Dhanani, Team Lead at Central Square Foundation (CSF) and Former Director of Callido Learning


Thursday, February 27
Future Ready Learners
How can we prepare people for careers that don't exist yet?
How can we do this scalably and profitably?
How can we evolve our learning system to improve the future of work?
with Carol Atwood, Babson Entrepreneur in Residence, impact investor, and Founder & CEO of Spartacus Capital


Monday, January 20
Breaking Barriers to Learning
How can learning be the key to breaking the cycle of global poverty and violence?
How can we help communities promote sustainable benefits for all with meaningful learning and shared actions? with Dr. Richard Rowe, Chairman and CEO of Open Learning Exchange