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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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David Conley on Next Generation Assessment

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In the latest Getting Smart podcast, Dr. David Conley, a professor in the college of education at the University of Oregon, discusses his new book and offers 10 principles for better assessment—and a vision for how assessment can be integrated into learning.

Why Youth Need Social Capital and How Schools Can Help

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In the latest Getting Smart podcast, Christensen Institute's Director of Education Julie Freeland Fisher sits down with Tom to discuss social capital, disruptive innovation, and her new book, Who You Know: Unlocking Innovations That Expand Students’ Networks.

Apple Exec on Rewiring Education

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Former Apple VP of Education, John Couch, on why he’s enthusiastic about project-based and challenge-based learning and the future of learning technology, why design is such a critical concept for education, and his new book Rewiring Education.

Listening to Kids and Designing from Scratch for Timeless Learning

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After 32 years as an Albemarle County educator, Pam Moran sat down with Tom Vander Ark to reflect on her career and discuss her latest book.

Personalize Learning and Build Agency By Using the 4 PLC Questions

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In this episode of the podcast, Tom chats with Tim Stuart about his new book, Personalized Learning in a PLC at Work: Student Agency Through the Four Critical Questions.

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.

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