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Thought provoking conversations that help listeners dive deeper into educational practices.

Mar 14, 2021

What is the role of technology within our learning?  

John Couch, Apple's first Vice President of Education, helps us understand the difference between utilizing technology as a mental bicycle and an exercise bike.

John does this through stories, personal examples, and providing insight into the vision of Steve Jobs.

Our conversation uncovers the need to provide students with challenges, build trust, and connect learning to the real world.

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John Couch is a pioneer of the American tech boom.  He was hired by Steve Jobs as the 54th employee and became Apple’s first Vice President of education.  He is an author of Rewiring Education, owns a winery, and leads a music production company.

Music: Believin Stephen

Shout outs:  Marco Torres, Apple, Apple Distinguished Educators

Links: oxford day academy, Dr. Mallory Dwinal, Steve Wozniak, Jewel, eden inspirations, eden estate wines

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