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K-12 Ed Tech

73: Two Ed Tech Gurus "Walk" Into Zoom Room..., An Innovative Conversation with Leena Marie Saleh, Design Educator at Canva and THE Ed Tech Guru

Jan. 30, 2023

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with Leena Marie Saleh , Design Educator with Canva Design School and the Ed Tech Guru. Her initials even spell out LMS :). Leena is a fellow transitioned teacher and shares her story…

Guest: Leena Saleh
Higher Education Entrepreneur/Coaching Faculty

72: A Forever English Professor turned EdTech Entrepreneur and Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Lindy Ledohowski, COO WizePrep

Jan. 23, 2023

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with my fellow EdTech nerd friend, Dr. Lindy Ledohowski from WizePrep . Lindy is a former English Professor turned EdTech entrepreneur, turned COO! We get into all the things in this e…

Higher Education

71: Preparing Educator's for the Complexities of 21st Century Classrooms, A Professor's Perspective, Dr. Jasmin Cowin, Assistant Professor for TESOL & Bilingual Programs, Touro University

Jan. 19, 2023

Overview In this episode, I got to interview my friend, Dr. Jasmine Cowin from Touro University ! Jasmine is an Assistant Professor of TESOL, Ed Tech guru, and lover of all things education. In this episode, you get to hear …

Guest: Jasmin Cowin
Higher Education Assessments/Evaluations/Feedback

70: Deepening Learning and Measuring Core Skills A Conversation with Cognitive Psychologist & Classic Rockband Lead, Steve Joordens, Co-founder & CSO, peerScholar

Jan. 17, 2023

Overview In this episode, I got to interview cognitive psychologist, Steve Joordens, who also happens to be a co-found of a fantastic ed tech tool called peerScholar . Steve titles himself an unintentional entrepreneur, but …

Higher Education Instructional Design Online Learning

69: Covid, Quality, Beyonce, & Everything in Between - A Strategic Conversation with Jarrett Carter, Associate Vice President, Integrative Learning Design at the University of Maryland, Global Campus

Jan. 11, 2023

Overview In this episode, I got to check in with my friend and learning strategist extraordinaire, Jarrett Carter , Associate Vice President, Integrative Learning Design at the University of Maryland, Global Campus (UMGC). W…

68: Using Movement to Foster Social Emotional Learning for Younger Students, an Active Learning Conversation with Dr. Julian Reed, Founder of ActivEd

Jan. 10, 2023

Overview In this episode, I had the honor of checking in with Dr. Julian Reed, founder of ActivEd and College Instructor at Furman University. We chatted about a fabulous ed tech tool he created called Walkabouts . This tool…

Assessments/Evaluations/Feedback Where Wherearetheynow

67: Checking in With My Favorite Formative Assessment Guru, Matt Wheeland, Senior Account Executive, Formative - A Special Where Are They Now Episode

Jan. 4, 2023

Overview In this episode, I checked in with my friend Matt Wheeland, Senior Account Executive ( he got a promotion since we last spoke! ) at Formative . Matt is a former educator turned EdTech guru. Since we last spoke on Ep…

Guest: Matt Wheeland
Instructional Design Influencer eLearning

66: Why Most eLearning is Crap & Solutions for Fixing it, A Conversation with the Impeccable Tim Slade, Founder the eLearning Designer's Academy

Jan. 3, 2023

Overview As David Letterman would say, my next guest needs no introduction. If you are a part of the eLearning and/or Instructional Design world, you know the force that is Tim Slade. Tim is a celebrity in the eLearning comm…

Guest: Tim Slade

65: Immersive Learning Experiences with Award-Winning Producer and Founder of Meridian Treehouse, Wesley "Wes" Della Volla

Dec. 15, 2022

Overview In this episode, I chatted with an award-winning producer and founder of Meridian Treehouse , Wesley “Wes” Della Volla. We get into an immersive conversation about the learning experiences Wes and his team are creat…

Gaming/Gamification

64: The Main Bird Behind it All and the Flock that Makes it Fly, A Quacktastic Chat with Andrew Cross, CEO and Founder of Goosechase

Dec. 8, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with the coolest duck around, Andrew Cross , Founder & CEO of Goosechase . If you remember, when the show started in February of 2021, I interviewed Joe Denomme and Eric Chiang from th…

Guest: Andrew Cross

63: Where Are They Now? A Conversation with Ross Young, Executive VP of Linewize

Dec. 1, 2022

Overview In this episode, I reconnected with my friend, Ross Young, Executive VP of Linewize . Ross, originally appeared on Episode 47 of the show , and now he is back to give us an update on all the things going on at Linew…

Guest: Ross Young
Job Sites Salary Transparency Ed Tech

62: Supporting Transitioning Teachers & Creating Transparency Around Pay, Chelsea Maude Averitt, Founder of SKIP

Nov. 23, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with Chelsea Maude Avirett , Founder and job curator extraordinaire of SKIP . Chelsea is a connector and advocate for job seekers. Skip’s mission is for educators and administrators to…

Higher Education

61: Advocacy Against Gender Discrimination in Clerkships and Making Sure Clerks have the Info They Need, Aliza Shatzman, Esq., Co-Founder & President , The Legal Accountability Project

Nov. 18, 2022

Overview This is a special release for EdUp EdTech where I got to In this episode, I got to chat with an extraordinary human, Aliza Shatzman , Co-Founder and President of The Legal Accountability Project . Aliza shares her e…

Higher Education Online Learning Resources/News

60: Asking New Questions in New Ways and Digitizing Docs for the Masses, A Conversation with Terry Robinson, SVP International & Seth Cayley, VP of Global Engagement

Nov. 17, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with two fantastic humans, Terry Robinson , Senior Vice President and Managing Director International, and Seth Cayley , Vice President of Global Engagement Product, at Gale . These tw…

Higher Education A.I. Video Corporate

59: Cutting Edge Automation and Providing Engaging Videos for ALL Learners, Stefano Cohen & Beatrice Maneschi, Business Development at Seervision

Nov. 9, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with two amazing humans, Stefano Cohen , Business Development Manager, and Beatrice Maneschi , Business Development Intern, from Seervision . These two ed tech and business development…

Virtual Tutoring

58: Innovative Approaches to Education and Solutions for Dealing with Teacher Shortages, A Conversation with Chief Academic Officer, Hayley Spira - Bauer of iTutor

Nov. 2, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with my friend and fellow podcast host, Hayley Spira-Bauer , Chief Academic Officer at iTutor and host of the Learning Can’t Wait podcast . During this chat, Hayley and I talked about …

K-12 Gaming/Gamification

57: Going KrAzY for Kahoot! with Louisa Rosenheck, Director of Pedagogy at Kahoot!

Oct. 26, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with Louisa Rosenheck , Director of Pedagogy at Kahoot! . When two ed tech gurus get into a (Zoom) room together, you know there will be tons and tons of synergy and ideas shared. In t…

K-12 Higher Education Entrepreneur/Coaching Virtual Tutoring

56: Fear is a LIAR & Breaking the Grade with Josh Chernikoff, Founder & CEO of Cascade Communications

Oct. 19, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with a great coach and entrepreneur, Josh Chernikoff, Founder and CEO of Cascade Communications and host of the Breaking the Grade Podcast . In this episode, we chatted about growing u…

Assessments/Evaluations/Feedback Instructional Design Online Learning

55: Improving Pedagogies and Taking Learning Design to the Next Level, Ewoud de Kok, CEO of FeedbackFruits

Oct. 12, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with a true innovator, Ewoud de Kok, CEO of Feedback Fruits . In this episode, we chatted about ed tech start-ups, failing forward, riding bikes in the Netherlands, and how FeedbackFru…

Gaming/Gamification

54: Permission to Play with Dan White, CEO of Filament Games

Oct. 5, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with the amazing Dan White, CEO of Filament Games ! Dan is a former teacher and fellow instructional designer. We talk about all things gaming and how Filament Games is changing the wo…

Guest: Dan White
Student Experience/Support Community

53: Frictionless Communication with an Affinity for Helping Others using Protopia to Leverage Social Capital, Max Leisten CEO & Founder

Sept. 28, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with the humble and kind Max Leisten CEO and Founder of Protopia . We discuss how Protopia’s A.I. driven tech is helping higher education institutions connect the community to create i…

Guest: Max Leisten
LMS Workforce Development

52: Social and Collaborative Learning with Eduflow CEO David Kofoed Wind

Sept. 22, 2022

Overview If you've thought about the future of learning, it's here. Join me as we kick off Part 2 of Season 2 of EdUp EdTech where I got to sit down with David Kofoed Wind, CEO of Eduflow . In this episode, we discuss all t…

Higher Education Mental Health

51: Mental Health Matters and Care Escalation, A Conversation with Dr. Katherine Grill, CEO and Co-Founder Neolth

April 7, 2022

Overview In episode 51, I got to chat with an extraordinary human, Dr. Katherine Grill. Katherine is the CEO and Co-Found of the personalized mental health platform, Neolth , which helps support teens through self-guided acc…

Higher Education Assessments/Evaluations/Feedback Faculty Virtual Tutoring

50: Authentic Inquiry Experiences and Real-Time Feedback in Science, Inquiry Intelligent Tutoring System (Inq-ITS) with CEO and Co-Founder, Janice Gobert

March 31, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with the amazing Janice Gobert, CEO, and Co-founder of Inq-ITS . She is also a Professor of Learning Sciences at Rutgers University . Janice speaks of all her many education travels an…