20 episodes

Exploring excellence in teaching, technology and leadership.

OutClassed Mike Reading and Blake Seufert

    • Education
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Exploring excellence in teaching, technology and leadership.

    A wide ranging discussion with Sam McNeil about future trends, learning data, security and the impact on the classroom. Ep 20

    A wide ranging discussion with Sam McNeil about future trends, learning data, security and the impact on the classroom. Ep 20

    In this weeks discussion we have a wide ranging discussion with Sam McNeil from Microsoft. Sam holds a role on the APAC team and is seeing the trends across developing and developed countries. We discuss: The future trends and their impact on the classroom The future of security on devices and software platforms The potential for learning analytics And more! If you 'd like to find all our previous outclassed podcast episode topics, or reach out to Mike and Blake for help and advice, go to utb.fyi/outclassed

    • 1 hr 54 min
    The power of search, Twitter wars, SEL questioned as the next EDU war and more! Ep 19

    The power of search, Twitter wars, SEL questioned as the next EDU war and more! Ep 19

    In this episode we surf around the web discussion some latest trends and things that have caught our attention. We discuss: The irony of Google saying our search results will be affected, whilst they actively serve up what they want you to see Academics are questioning if social and emotional learning is the next EDU battleground The twitter war about whether cameras should be on or off for online learning The hopes we have for a new wave of innovation with the Microsoft Duo And more! If you 'd like to find all our previous outclassed podcast episode topics, or reach out to Mike and Blake for help and advice, go to utb.fyi/outclassed

    • 50 min
    Developing a professional development program that actually engages ALL staff. Ep 18

    Developing a professional development program that actually engages ALL staff. Ep 18

    This week we wrap up the miniseries on the 7 essential elements of school transformation. These are the elements that Google, Apple, and Microsoft ALL agree must form the foundation for that plan. If you haven't done so already, go back to episode 11 where we unpack the 7 elements and how they can be applied to your schools context. In this episode we unpack how to develop a professional development plan that actually engages all staff. Every organisations has 'em...the early adopters, the average user, and the outright resister! Mike unpacks what the UTB team have developed through their work with tens of thousands of teachers and hundreds of schools each year. If you 'd like to find all our previous outclassed podcast episode topics, or reach out to Mike and Blake for help and advice, go to utb.fyi/outclassed

    • 55 min
    The Goldilocks approach to finding a technology funding model that actually works: Ep 17

    The Goldilocks approach to finding a technology funding model that actually works: Ep 17

    In this week's OutClassed Podcast, Mike and Blake are joined by Matt Robinson to discuss how to fund your technology and infrastructure plans. Matt has tried just about every funding model available and despite being in a low socio-economic area has now got a thriving BYOD program where over 95% of students purchase a device...and not one of those nasty cheapest possible price point devices! This week we dive deep into... * How Matt's school have approached technology spending and what is working * How to engage community to own your BYOD (or school purchased) program * Best practice for budgeting for technology across the school And more! To see all the OutClassed episodes go to utb.fyi/outclassed

    • 1 hr 14 min
    What device is best in education? Frameworks to help you decide - Ep 16

    What device is best in education? Frameworks to help you decide - Ep 16

    In this week's OutClassed Podcast, Mike and Blake continue on their discussion regarding the 7 essential elements of school transformation framework. This week it is all about technology and infrastructure. This week we dive deep into... * What you must consider when looking at other schools technology plans * Using the school excellence framework to consider what data you need to gather when informing decisions. * How to enable a great help desk system and issues to watch out for * Which device is best And more! To see all the OutClassed episodes go to utb.fyi/outclassed

    • 58 min
    School communication best practice and a rant on culture wars in education: Ep 15

    School communication best practice and a rant on culture wars in education: Ep 15

    In this week's OutClassed Podcast, Mike and Blake continue on their discussion regarding the school transformation framework and how to get the most out of your school communication efforts. Some of the elements of learning design discussed in this episode include: * The 2 purposes every piece of school communication must address * The 4 rules of great school communication * How to host a virtual school assembly * Principles for using Social media And more! To see all the OutClassed episodes go to utb.fyi/outclassed

    • 58 min

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