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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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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.

Michael Fullan Sees Global Momentum for Deep Learning

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Michael Fullan is Canada’s gift to education. For half a century and with 45 books to his credit, Fullan has been the world’s most persistent and persuasive advocate for powerful learning experiences. Listen in to hear a conversation between Tom and Fullan about the potential for better high school credentials and how the assessment system is changing.

New NWEA Chief Chris Minnich on the Future of Assessment

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Chris Minnich sees assessment literacy as key to successful assessment, and NWEA has focused on providing extensive professional learning opportunities for teachers to help them to maximize the value of assessments in teaching and learning. Learn more about their approach here.

Leading the Charge for Better D.C. Schools

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Tom chats with Maura Marino about the work happening in DC around new school development and improvement and how quarterback organizations can support innovative new schools and scale proven models.

Business Partners Define Badges for San Diego Students

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How industry defined digital badges are supporting authentic, competency-based learning and work experiences that help students build rich, digital portfolios to support their college applications and career aspirations.

How Better Transcripts Will Improve College Admissions, Employment, and Licensing

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In this new world where anyone can learn anything, anywhere — how we track, verify, and share capabilities is becoming a big deal. Tune in to this podcast with Parchment CEO, Matt Pittinsky to learn more about the future of transcripts.

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