Schools Worth Visiting
For many years (at least until 2020), we visited about 100 innovative 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…
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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How Teachers and Leaders Can Promote Personalized Learning
Personalized learning is the future of education. In the latest episode of the podcast, Tom shares five important attributes, five tips on learning environments and how teachers and leaders can help promote personalized learning.
Podcast: Tom Rooney and Scott Rowe: Buildings are Closed, Learning Goes On!
In a special bonus episode, we talked with Tom Rooney and Scott Rowe about the transition to remote learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Getting Smart Podcast: Season Two Summary
Season Two of the podcast is a wrap, so here is a summary highlighting the different topics, education leaders and innovative ideas shared in this season. Get ready for Season Three!
The Getting Smart Podcast: Season One Summary
We're celebrating our 40th episode of the Getting Smart Podcast this week as we wrap up Season One. Here is a list of all of the podcasts we've created with education leaders across the nation over the past year.
Randy Ziegenfuss on Teacher Leadership and Student-Centered Learning
In this episode, Tom chats with Randy Ziegenfuss about his journey as an educator, his time at Salisbury and his podcast, "Shift Your Paradigm."
Personalize Learning and Build Agency By Using the 4 PLC Questions
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.
Podcast: Susan Patrick on Transforming Education Systems for Equitable High-Quality Learning
Today the Getting Smart team interviews Susan Patrick, CEO of iNACOL about high-quality learning and five global trends in learning.