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TPCK unpacked with Michael Phillips from Monash University Ep 28
In this episode we have a discussion about TPAC with Mike Phillips
Fake News and Getting Google Search to Work For You Ep 27
In this podcast Mike and Blake speak with special guest Dethmer Lemmborg about his experience working for a Nation news network. We explore What Dethmer was asked to do during 911 and why he decided to walk away from the industry Why none of us watch the news any more How to determine if what you are watching or reading is true and accurate How you could be caught in a search bubble and what to do to it How technology is possibly affecting our teenagers and more. To see Dethmers video production company go to mondayproductions.co.nz To listen to all our podcast episodes go to utb.fyi/outclassed.
End of year wrap - What we have learnt and what we are looking forward to - Ep26
In this episode we take a look at some of the highlights of 2020, what we can celebrate despite the craziness of the year! Blake and Mike also chat though some of the projects and new hires for 2021 and what they are looking forward to.
People and purpose: How we are planning for 2021 - Ep 25
In this Episode we dive into how we are planning for 2021. We unpack our thinking around Org charts, roles and responsibilities and how you can set your team up for success. We discuss: How to set your team up to own an outcome not a project, and how this can drive innovation The different types of organisation charts and how they can cause people to innovate or resist change The power of the '12 week year' process To see all episodes go to utb.fyi/outclassed
Big tech influencing schools (again), How to keep momentum going and more! Ep 24
This week Blake and Mike discuss a range of the latest Edtech trends and issues including: How Jeff Bezos is opening child care centres in another attempt to influence education The social dilemma and the paradox of free will How to keep the momentum going after introducing new technology Google has released the latest pixel and made changes to a number of apps and tools Using Technology Better receives the Microsoft partner of the year award in New Zealand How Microsoft have changed their culture and what we can learn
A discussion with Christine Jackman about noise and it's implications on life, work, and learning - Ep 23
In this episode Blake sits down with Christine Jackman to discuss her book 'Turning Down the Noise.' Blake and Christine unpack a range of implications of noisy lives, both internally and externally, and the effects on today's workers and learners.
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