Schools Worth Visiting

For many years (at least until 2020), we visited about 100 leading schools a year. It’s the most important form of professional learning we do for ourselves and for the educators that accompany us. It’s how we create and update a shared vision of powerful learning.  This page features some…

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Smart Lists

Elementary & Middle Schools Worth Visiting

Here at Getting Smart, we think school visits are the best form of professional learning. Based on a couple thousand school visits, and with help from colleagues and readers, we’ve compiled this list of elementary and middle schools worth visiting.

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Smart Lists

Smart List: 100 Middle & High Schools Worth Visiting

School visits are a great way to learn. After a lot of visits of our own, and a number of community recommendations, we’re excited to share this list of 100 secondary schools that can give educators a refreshing outlook on what schools can do.

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Schools Worth Visiting

70 Elementary & Middle Schools Worth Visiting

We believe school visits are the best form of professional learning. Based on a couple thousand school visits, and with help from colleagues and readers, we’ve compiled this list of elementary and middle schools that can give educators a better sense of what’s possible.

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Leadership

Bridging the Gap Between Traditional and Innovative Teaching and Learning

By: Jenny White and Clifford Maxwell. Now more than ever, blended learning is poised to be a critical lever for schools to make new levels of personalization not just feasible but scalable, and educators can learn more by connecting to each other through BLU.

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Future of Learning

Podcast: 20 Trends in 20 Minutes

In this special edition episode, Tom is flying solo to outline 20 global trends that learning leaders need to consider.

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Future of Work

How Educators Can Prepare for the Future of Work

How do we prepare teachers so that they can, in turn, best prepare the students for the future of work? Rachelle Dene Poth shares thoughts on how educators can prepare themselves for the future through continuous learning.

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Future of Learning

On Spreading Learning Innovations: Pandemic Update

Innovations in learning is one of the most important change forces for good, and developing new ways to scale quality will be as important as new approaches to learning in the future.

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