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Harvard EdCast

The Harvard EdCast is Harvard University's flagship education podcast, comprising a weekly series of 15–20 minute conversations with thought leaders in the field of education from across the country and around the world. Hosted by Matt Weber and co-produced by Jill Anderson, the Harvard EdCast is a dynamic space for educational discourse, focusing on the myriad issues, books, research, and current events related to the field.

With over 500,000 listens, the 200+ guests have included Oprah Winfrey, Noam Chomsky, Wynton Marsalis, David Brooks, Colin Powell, Lois Lowry, Arne Duncan, and Temple Grandin.

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Stream past episodes: Soundcloud

Contact: Matt Weber, director of digital communications strategy, for additional information or to submit a guest request.

 

By Jill Anderson 04/18/2018 11:46 AM EDT
Security Camera

UC–Berkeley Professor Calvin Morrill on how one school's increased security policies altered its culture and how the current debate about school security can be informed by this experience.


By Matt Weber 04/12/2018 10:59 AM EDT
C.J. Anderson

C.J. Anderson of the Denver Broncos reflects on his community activism and shares tips for other nonprofit leaders.


By Matt Weber 04/05/2018 11:00 AM EDT
Financial Literacy

Angel Rich, founder and CEO of The Wealth Factory, examines the intersection of financial literacy, technology, and education.


By Jill Anderson 03/28/2018 11:27 AM EDT
Angela Santomera

Children's television producer Angela Santomero shares the inspirations behind her hit shows and talks about how parents can use television in smart and healthy ways.


By Matt Weber 03/22/2018 10:57 AM EDT
Computational Thinking

Stephen Wolfram, CEO of Wolfram Research and chief designer of the Wolfram Language, reflects on the evolving role of computational literacy and AI in education.


By Matt Weber 03/15/2018 2:52 PM EDT
Growth Mindset

Stanford professor Carol Dweck discusses her seminal research on mindset and how, by incorporating growth mindset, schools and organizations can create a curriculum of change.


By Matt Weber 03/07/2018 3:46 PM EST
Making Caring Common

Rick Weissbourd, faculty director of Making Caring Common, discusses the launch of the Caring Schools #CommonGood campaign.