Kenny Rodrequez and Paul McCorkle on Culturally Responsive Real World Learning (Live from SXSW EDU)
On this special episode of the podcast, we have a live conversation from SXSW EDU with Kenny Rodrequez and Paul McCorkle.
Getting Smart Podcast | HigherEd Reinvented: Minerva Goes Global
Minerva founder and CEO Ben Nelson discusses this unique college's innovative undergraduate program that combines four years of world travel with interdisciplinary study to prepare its students for success in the global future.
Getting Smart Podcast | Attacking the Global Skills Gap
Mona Mourshed discusses how the Generation social initiative she leads is closing the global youth unemployment gap by placing disconnected young adults in jobs and giving them the skills and support they need for continued success.
Resilience: The Skill That Keeps Teaching and Learning Thriving at Pasadena ISD
By: Melissa McCalla. Resilience must be a community effort - students need educators as part of their support system now more than ever.
How Speech and Language Deficits Can Affect a Child’s Academic Success
By: Leanne Sherred. Speech and language challenges can affect how children perform in school, including the development of early literacy skills and their mental well-being. In this post, we discuss how communication difficulties can affect academic performance and the benefits of early intervention.
What’s Working During COVID
By: Norton Gusky. The pandemic forced educators to rethink how they design learning experiences, and continue to meet the needs of their learning communities. Here are some successful strategies and approaches.
Strategies for Fostering a Productive Distance Learning Experience
Erin and Kristen share best practices for educators to create productive distance learning experiences.
How the Research on Learning Can Drive Change
Chris talks about concepts that research has uncovered about how we learn and how those can be used to drive change.
PreK.com: Using Technology to Elevate Early Childhood Education
Parents want to find the best preschool for their kids and schools want to find a way to reach parents. PreK.com fits the bill for both.
Empowering Youth to Address Real-World Problems
By: Matt Piercy. Using KIVA as a service-learning project in schools has the capacity to transform students’ lives while impacting the lives of others.