28: Technology and the Learning Ecosystem with Michael Robbins

As a senior advisor in the Obama Administration, Michael Robbins led work for the U.S. Department of Education and the White House on community engagement and digital transformation in education. They have spent the last five years leading District of Learning, a technology-enabled ecosystem for anytime-anywhere learning in Washington, DC launched with the MacArthur Foundation and local partners. When the coronavirus pandemic began, Michael started building a global team of educators, social sector leaders, and technology experts to use everything we've learned to scale solutions to our education crisis and remake the future of learning. Michael and his co-founder, Cecily Darden Adams, have recently launched this new effort as Learning Pathmakers.
In this episode, we cover:
  • The role of technology in creating partnerships and building the people-side of the learning ecosystem
  • The 4 technologies that will define the way that we interact in school, work, and life
  • 7 steps on the pathway to the future of school
  • Moving towards the creation of a connected learning eco-verse
  • Bridging the gaps between people on all sides of education
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28: Technology and the Learning Ecosystem with Michael Robbins