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Vriti Saraf on Web3 for Education, Breaking Educators into the Metaverse, & Education Silos | Evolve 073

Vriti Saraf on Web3 for Education, Breaking Educators into the Metaverse, & Education Silos | Evolve 073

Update: 2022-01-10
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Vriti Saraf is Founder & CEO of k20, the social learning community for global educators. They offer programs to engage educators, like masterminds, think tanks, incubators, and conferences, and a community of educators from all over the world. Vriti has worked with public, private, and charter schools both locally & internationally, across the k20 spectrum. An alumna of Teach for America & Relay Graduate School, Vriti served as a teacher, dean of instruction, and network director of professional learning at Ascend Public Charter Schools, where she built the network’s first teacher residency program. At the same time, she worked with first year teachers as an adjunct professor at Relay. Most recently, she spent several years building schools around the world with Whittle School & Studios. As Global Director of Professional Learning, she constructed the professional learning and growth infrastructure for educators.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE


  • Why silos exist in education and how they rob teachers of their powers

  • How educators can have more innovative research practices

  • How Web3 and the metaverse will change education

  • Where to find to leading resources for education and technology

  • and much more...

Full show notes, transcripts, and resources can be found here: evolvethe.world/episodes/73

The Evolve podcast is produced by Plato University and is a member of the  Social Good Media Network

TIMESTAMPS

(00:00 ) - Introduction

(01:25 ) - k20's Mission

(01:56 ) - Why do silos exist in education?

(05:11 ) - How the education systems robs teachers of agency and creativity

(07:34 ) - How is education siloed from other industries like tech?

(10:39 ) - How teachers are taught

(13:20 ) - What is the k20 eduverse?

(16:57 ) - What is the metaverse?

(19:14 ) - Creating the City of Learning

(21:16 ) - A 24 hour education conference on Twitter

(25:09 ) - How educators can have more innovative research practices

(31:32 ) - How Teach for America transformed Vriti

(35:48 ) - How Vriti went from educator to founder

(38:28 ) - The power of virtual relationships

(41:30 ) - How Web3 will change education

(52:37 ) - Must hear advice for founders and educators alike

(53:51 ) - Call to action

(55:15 ) - How to push the world to Evolve

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Vriti Saraf on Web3 for Education, Breaking Educators into the Metaverse, & Education Silos | Evolve 073

Vriti Saraf on Web3 for Education, Breaking Educators into the Metaverse, & Education Silos | Evolve 073

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