Innovation for Equity
Town Hall Recap: Educating All Learners
On this Getting Smart Town Hall, we were joined by Erin Mote from Educating All Learners Alliance and Karla Phillips-Krivickas from Think Inclusion to discuss some of the core challenges facing learners with disabilities
Echoes of Fear: Consistent Exposure Keeps Anxiety at Bay
Today, I’ve asked Seth J. Gillihan to share his Tip of the Week. Earlier this year, I was so excited to get together with my youngest brother and his family for the first time since the pandemic—and to meet my new nephew. So when we settled into the living room…
Karen Pittman and Gary Briggs on the Elephant in the Classroom
On this episode we're joined by Karen Pittman and Gary Briggs to discuss a recent report: The Elephant in the Classroom.
Three Ways AI Can Help Teachers Save Time Now
Here are three ways AI can support teachers, as well as three examples of tools that help teachers get important work done more efficiently.
The Ready Player One Test
Dagan Bernstein explores four guidelines for the implementation of learning that uses immersive technology.
Measuring Connections in Career-Connected Learning
Future Focused Education and Big Picture Learning are proving it’s possible to understand the social side of work-based learning. Both organizations’ commitment to equity has led them down that path.
Scott Muri on Decades of Education Leadership Service and EdTech
On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, we're joined by Dr Scott Muri, Superintendent of Ector County School District in Odessa, Texas.
The Secret Sauce to a Successful College and Career Readiness Program
An integral part of K-12 education is preparing students to shape their own lives beyond high school, whether they choose college, technical school, or the workforce. And while there is no single recipe for this, there just might be a secret sauce.
Young Men United: Opportunity Awaits
Young Men United (YMU) is an evidence-based initiative that provides wrap-around services to college-ready high school students beginning in the tenth or eleventh year to develop barrier-free pathways for young Black men to achieve their academic and career goals.
Skillsline: Developing Career-Ready Human Skills
The Skillsline learning model is based on an online suite of 10-minute micro-lessons using a Socratic learning method, with wrap-around acilitation supports such as instructor guides, discussion questions, and journal prompts.
Mobilizing the Higher Education Community to Support P-12 Pandemic Recovery
In May 2023, the U.S. Department of Education issued a call to action encouraging higher education institutions to engage more college students in evidence-based, high-impact P-12 support roles through Federal Work-Study jobs and other pathways to community service. Colleges and universities can answer the call to action, and receive support and recognition for their efforts, by joining the National Partnership for Student Success’s Higher Education Coalition.
ConnectED Community Partnerships Create Pathways
Designing a district-wide pathways system ensures that the majority of students get to participate in a pathways program, creating more options and opportunity to establish equity for all learners. NKC Schools, with the support of ConnectED, are making certain this is the case for all students in their district.
Orly Friedman on Red Bridge School and Educating for Agency
On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast Nate McClennen is joined by Orly Friedman Head of School at Red Bridge
Carnegie Summit 2023: Improvement For All
The 10th anniversary Carnegie Summit was a place where like-minded educators came together to be enriched and inspired by each other’s experiences. The education community’s journey from the Summit is toward equity, belonging, connection, joy, and improvement.