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The EdSurge Podcast

A weekly podcast about the future of education, featuring insightful conversations with educators, tech innovators and scholars, hosted by EdSurge's Jeff Young and other EdSurge reporters.

You can follow the podcast on the Apple Podcast app, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Podcasts or wherever you listen.

Latest Episode:

What Lessons Have Emerged From the Pandemic Semester?

This stressful and disrupted semester is leading professors to rethink how they teach, and helping students learn about themselves. But are there things that will stick even after the health emergency ends? Hear views from six campuses on the latest installment of our Pandemic Campus Diaries series.


New Series: Pandemic Campus Diaries

Fall 2020 will bring the first full college term of the COVID-19 pandemic, and no one knows quite what to expect. Plexiglass has been installed in classrooms. Professors have brushed up on their online teaching skills. New social distancing rules have been issued for students—and already broken. How will it all work out?

See full details here, and look for new episodes of this series every other Tuesday, on the EdSurge Podcast feed.


Check out our most popular episodes of 2019 here. And look for new episodes every Tuesday.

Past episodes

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What Lessons Have Emerged From the Pandemic Semester?

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Child Abuse Is Harder to Spot During the Pandemic. What Can Educators Do?

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High Stakes, High Anxiety: How the Lead-Up to Election Day Looked on Six Campuses

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Students Are Distracted. What Can Educators Do About It?

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Who Is Missing From College During the Pandemic? A Lot of Students, Actually

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Young People Care About Elections, They Just Don’t Always Show Up to Vote. Here’s How Education Can Help.

ABOUT 1 MONTH AGO

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With No Study Buddies, More College Students Turn to Cheating

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The Unusual Lengths School Bands Are Going To Keep Practices Safe—and Why It Matters

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During a Pandemic, Can College Be … Fun?

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Is Learning on Zoom the Same as In Person? Not to Your Brain

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Is This College? Students and Professors Reflect on a 'Weird' First Week of Classes

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Howard Gardner on His Theory of Multiple Intelligences and Lessons for COVID-19 Era

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How Do You Prepare for a Pandemic Semester?

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Now That the Pandemic Hit, Will Employers Keep Giving Tuition Benefits?

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Starting a Teaching Career When a Pandemic Hits

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COVID Era Brings New Challenges for College Retention

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Why It’s So Hard to Lower the Cost of Textbooks

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Longtime Educator Jamaal Bowman Is Headed to Congress. Here’s His Take on Reopening Schools.

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Should Colleges Rethink Final Exams in the COVID Era? Some Profs Try 'Epic Finales'

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Fighting Misinformation in the Age of COVID-19

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Do Selective Colleges Favor the Rich and Work Against the American Dream?

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A First-Gen College Student Talks ‘Fauxmencement,’ Loan Debt and Advice for Educators

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What a Forgotten Instructional Fad From the ‘60s Reveals About Teaching

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Reading, Writing and ... AI Literacy? Conrad Wolfram Wants to ‘Fix’ Math Education

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Parents Are Getting More Involved in Remote Learning. Is That a Good Thing?

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This Professor Known for Viral Videos Is Actually Camera Shy. Here’s How He Overcame It.

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Did Students Learn As Much During Remote Online Instruction?

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Why Students Want Tuition Refunds Over Shift to Online Teaching

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Researcher Behind ‘10,000-Hour Rule’ Says Good Teaching Matters, Not Just Practice

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How YouTube Star John Green Thinks About His Educational Videos

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Studying While Financially Stressed During COVID-19

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What a Global ‘Corona Diaries’ Project Reveals About Education During the Pandemic

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One Teacher’s Year Inside the World’s Largest Library

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A Challenge For Remote Teaching During a Pandemic: Making Classes Feel Relevant

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What Will K-12 Schools Look Like Post-Coronavirus?

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How a Preschool for At-Risk Children Is Prioritizing Mental Health During COVID-19 Closures

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Scenes From College Classes Forced Online By COVID-19

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‘Let Yourself Off the Hook’: Advice for Teachers and Parents During COVID-19

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How Librarians Continue Their Work Digitally Even as Coronavirus Closes Libraries

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Coronavirus Has Led to a Rush of Online Teaching. Here’s Some Advice for Newly Remote Instructors

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How Education Is Becoming the Front Lines for Debating the Role of Algorithms

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What Does Inclusive Teaching Look Like?

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Behind the Story: Healing the Youngest Victims of the Opioid Crisis

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Dave Eggers on Finding Creative Refuge From the ‘Lunacy’ of Technology

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How ‘Dialogue’ Can Create Empathy in a Divided Classroom

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Why Talking About ‘Screen Time’ Is the Wrong Conversation

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A Case for Educational Innovation Without ‘Disruption’

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Students Today Are Learning All The Time. Can Schools Keep Up?

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How Stretching to Pay for College Is Altering Middle Class Life

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Can Teaching ‘Hope’ Revive Democracy?

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When a Homecoming Video Raises Questions About Campus Diversity

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Teaching Students How to Live a Good Life

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Why Music Education Is More Than Learning How to Play

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A Podcast for Every Discipline? The Rise of Educational Audio

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When College Becomes a Benefit of Employment

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Algorithms are Changing Low-Wage Work. What Educators Should Know About Life ‘On the Clock.’

12 MONTHS AGO

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Many Frustrated Teachers Say It’s Not Burnout — It’s Demoralization

ABOUT 1 YEAR AGO

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The Latest Innovation in Student Retention at Colleges: ‘Food Scholarships’

ABOUT 1 YEAR AGO

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What Happened to the ‘$100 Laptop’?

ABOUT 1 YEAR AGO

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Speed Demons: How Quantum Computing Could Change Education

ABOUT 1 YEAR AGO

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An Astronaut’s Guide to Improving STEM Education (and What Space Is Really Like)

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A ’Golden Age’ of Teaching and Learning at Colleges?

ABOUT 1 YEAR AGO

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The Internet Can Be a Force for Good. Here’s How.

ABOUT 1 YEAR AGO

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Can a Sitcom Teach Philosophy? Meet a Scholar Advising 'The Good Place'

ABOUT 1 YEAR AGO

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The Challenge of Teaching News Literacy

ABOUT 1 YEAR AGO

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How Choosing a College Is Like Buying a Milkshake

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The Fight to Preserve—and Teach—African-American History

ABOUT 1 YEAR AGO

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A Bored Student Hacked His School’s Systems. Will the Edtech Industry Pay Attention?

ABOUT 1 YEAR AGO

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Satirical Takes on Higher Ed and Why They Matter

ABOUT 1 YEAR AGO

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Should Schools Teach the Scientific Method? New Book Says Maybe Not

ABOUT 1 YEAR AGO

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The New Jim Code? Race and Discriminatory Design

OVER 1 YEAR AGO

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Can Anyone Be an Inventor? Why MIT’s Invention Education Officer Says Yes

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Loophole—or Fraud? How Far Parents Go to Save on College

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How to Bring ‘Mastery Learning’ to the Classroom

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Diving Deeper Into What 6 Million Syllabi Say About Higher Education

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Behind the Story: When Online Tutors Witness Child Abuse

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Sal Khan: Test Prep Is ‘the Last Thing We Want to Be’

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What ‘Impact Investing’ Means in Education

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Meet Anthony Johnson: Teacher of the Year. Rebel ‘Mayor.’ High School Dropout.

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Higher Ed Has Become ‘An Entrepreneurial and Philanthropic Wild West’

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What It’s Like Navigating the Strictest Student Privacy Law in the Country

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Can Work Be Dignified in an Automated World?

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Transgender Students Are Still at Risk, But Schools Can Help

OVER 1 YEAR AGO

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Is There Still a Meaningful Difference Between For-Profit and Public Higher Ed?

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Inside a Student’s Hunt for His Own Learning Data

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Better Representation in Artificial Intelligence Starts Early

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How Goddard’s New President Plans to Save His Struggling Experimental College

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Why Social-Emotional Learning Is Suddenly in the Spotlight

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Adult Students Have Moved Into the Mainstream. How Can Colleges Adjust?

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Teachable Moments: What We Learn When We Teach

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The Fast-Changing and Competitive World of Grad Degrees

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Is The SAT Secure? What the College Board Is Doing to Respond to the Admissions Scandal

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Teachable Moments: Reaching Students Through Technology

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Why Students Can’t Write — And Why Tech Is Part of the Problem

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Working to Bring Diversity to Tech is a ‘Trek for a Lifetime’

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Why Elementary Schools Should Teach Kids to Play Poker

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The Evolving Role of Race in Children’s Lit, From ‘Harry Potter’ to ‘The Hate U Give’

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Much Ado About MOOCs: Where Are We in the Evolution of Online Courses?

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The Science of Empathy: What Researchers Want Teachers to Know

OVER 1 YEAR AGO

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Can Online Education Lower Costs and Improve Quality?

ALMOST 2 YEARS AGO

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Is Teaching an Art or a Science? New Book Takes a Fresh Look at ‘How Humans Learn.’

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The Professor Who Quit His Tenured Job to Make Podcasts and Lecture Videos

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How Much Artificial Intelligence Should There Be in the Classroom?

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As OER Grows Up, Advocates Stress More Than Just Low Cost

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How to Keep Kids From Being Mean Online

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How to Move From Digital Substitution to ‘Deeper Learning’

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