The DIY Learner
About This Show
The DIY Learner podcast brings you trail blazing DIY learners and next generation learning providers who will inspire you to take learning into your own hands. There’s never been a better time in history to learn whatever you want or need to take your life or career to the next level! DIY Learning doesn’t mean learning alone, but rather taking charge of your own personal lifelong learning path using next gen learning options and strategies.
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Episode 22 with John Spencer
Today’s guest on The DIY Learner podcast is John Spencer, a former middle school journalism and computer-programming teacher who is now a full-time professor of instructional technology in Oregon. He is passionate about seeing students embrace creativity and design thinking. His work has been featured in Kappan Magazine, Edutopia, Slate, and The Washington Post, and he had the honor of delivering a speech at the White House on the future of education. Spencer is the co-author of several education books, including Launch: Using the Design Thinking Process to Boost Creativity and Bring Out the Maker in Every Student. He is also the co-founder of two educational technology startups, Write About and Blend Education. Spencer’s goal is to make something new each day. Spencerauthor.com thelaunchcycle.com @spencerideas sketchyvideos.com
Rated 5 out of
Laura does a great job finding folks working in education who are doing interesting work. She does an even better job telling their story and offering the listener insights into how to contribute to their own learning communities.
Date published: 2015-06-15