Permissionless Education with Matt Chaussee | Tanya Sheckley | 1 Min Read

February 8, 2024

In this episode of the Rebel Educator® podcast, Tanya Sheckley has a conversation with Matt Chausee about permissionless learning and empowering students to explore diverse careers paths in an ever-evolving landscape.

Matt is the CEO and co-founder of Be More Colorful, an immersive media and virtual reality production company whose flagship product, CareerViewXR, is being used across the country to help students explore authentic, real-world careers through virtual reality.

Be More Colorful is currently a semifinalist for the Yass Prize and Matt is here to share with us about his company’s work and how it’s revolutionizing education.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Matt’s background and how he moved from real estate photography to education.
  • CareerViewXR and how it’s helping kids experience careers using virtual reality.
  • How Be More Colorful is permissionless in the opportunities it’s giving to students.
  • Be More Colorful’s nomination for the Yass prize and how you can vote in the Parent Choice Award.
  • The future of AI and what role educators play.
  • Matt shares with us some of the other semifinalists who are up for the Yass prize.

You may also be interested in listening to more Rebel Educator® podcasts and reading articles written by Tanya Sheckley for Intrepid Ed News.

Tanya Sheckley

Tanya Sheckley is Founder and President of UP Academy, an elementary lab school which values innovation, empathy and strength and incorporates a unique neuro-development program for children with physical disabilities. Tanya’s vision and mission show it’s possible to celebrate differences, change what’s broken in the American education system, and that all children can receive a rigorous, well-rounded education. She is an Edpreneur, Author of Rebel Educator: Create Classrooms of Imagination and Impact and host of the Rebel Educator podcast. She speaks frequently on the future of education and entrepreneurship. She is a rebel educator who works with new and existing schools to question the status quo and develop innovative student experiences through inclusion and project-based learning.

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