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Welcome to the Getting Smart Podcast. Episodes cover a variety of education topics in K-12, HigherEd and lifelong learning. Listen in as our team shares interviews with today's top educators, learning organizations, and thought leaders discussing the future of teaching and learning. Available on iTunes

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Welcome to the Getting Smart Podcast. Episodes cover a variety of education topics in K-12, HigherEd and lifelong learning. Listen in as our team shares interviews with today's top educators, learning organizations, and thought leaders discussing the future of teaching and learning. Available on iTunes

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We’re Doing It Wrong: A Teacher’s View on How to Fix It

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An inside look (and listen) at a recent conversation Tom had with David Michael Slater about his new book, We’re Doing It Wrong: 25 Ideas in Education That Just Don’t Work—And How to Fix Them. In the book, Slater exposes some bad assumptions and makes the case for how good ideas have gone bad. Listen in to learn more

Last-Mile Training as an Alternative to Higher Ed with Ryan Craig

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In this episode of the podcast, Tom chats with Ryan Craig about his new book, A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives To College, and Craig's predictions about the future of learning.

Back to the Future with Tom Vander Ark

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Tom recently made a guest appearance on the We're Doing It Wrong Podcast to chat with Joe Pazar and David Michael Slater about his new book and the future of education.

Bringing Dreams to Life: Maker Movement Goes Global

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What if we asked every child what their dream was--and then helped them bring it to life? In this episode, Tom talks with the MyMachine founders about their vision and the future of work.

Better Together: Why Schools Should Work in Networks

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In the latest episode of the Getting Smart podcast, Tom talks about the power of school networks and debriefs his new book, co-authored by Lydia Dobyns, Better Together: How to Leverage School Networks for Smarter Personalized and Project Based Learning.

Learning from Leaders, Students and Educators at SXSW EDU Part Two

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Listen in to part two of our SXSW EDU podcast featuring interviews from leaders, learners and educators at this year's conference. Hear what they have to say about the future of learning and why they attend and present at SXSW.

Learning from Leaders, Students and Educators at SXSW EDU

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Tune in to part one of our two-part SXSW EDU podcast featuring interviews from leaders, learners and educators at this year's conference. Hear what they have to say about the future of learning and why they attend and present at SXSW.

Grab Your Headphones: 10 Must Hear Podcasts

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This week instead of our weekly podcast episode, we wanted to bring you our team’s favorite podcasts from the “vault”. Grab your headphones, press play and listen in as we unpack all things new and innovative in education.

Talking Learner Experience at the Zoo

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In this episode of the podcast, Tom Vander Ark talks learner experience with leaders from Washington state. He focuses on three small community connected, experiential schools in Tacoma, WA. One of which can be found in a zoo.

MIT Integrated Learning Initiative with Jeff Dieffenbach

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In this episode of the Getting Smart podcast, Tom chats about MIT Integrated Learning Initiative (MITili) with Jeff Dieffenbach. They discuss what Jeff has learned about how learners grow and develop, and how the work at MITili can help improve children’s education.

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