Podcasts

100 Podcasts Educators and Education Leaders Should Check Out

From the millions of podcast on almost any topic you can dream of, we’ve selected our top 100 in education, tech, leadership & entrepreneurship, market & economics, AI & big data, news & views, and more.

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EdTech

Students Tackle Real World Topics with Podcasts

By: Stevie Frank Podcasts are on the rise across K-12 as a way to amplify student voice. Prior to distance learning, my fifth-grade humanities class embarked on a study of identity in which they tackled real-world topics—such as bullying, autism, school safety and beauty—in the process of creating their own podcasts. The project kicked […]

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Podcasts

Best Podcasts for Leaders in Education

Podcasts are one of the best ways to learn in small doses and hear from a wide range of diverse voices on a given subject. The Getting Smart team is passionate about redefining and reimagining leadership, particularly as it pertains to learning and education. We’ve identified a handful of our favorite leadership-oriented podcasts […]

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Difference Making

Students Work To UnTextbook Their Learning

On the UnTextbooked podcast, students change history by having conversations with real historians about dynamic, researched history books and try to get answers to big questions.

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Leadership

Up Close With Nevada Succeeds: Transformation Starts With Equity

This is a special Getting Smart Podcast mini-series about the Nevada Succeeds InspirED Fellowship.  Nevada Succeeds is a Las Vegas-based education nonprofit focused on empowering systems transformation through educator impact, policy, and design thinking. Dedicated to building a statewide ecosystem, Nevada Succeeds launched an InspirED Fellowship in July 2020 in partnership with Las Vegas Sands. […]

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New Pathways

Inviting Learners into Work That Matters

[…] pathways and possibilities). Projects that Engage High Tech High in San Diego is the granddaddy of project-based learning with the most interesting mashups particularly art infusions (see feature and podcast and Changing the Subject: Twenty Years of Projects from High Tech High). Design Tech High in Redwood City arms freshmen with design thinking and prototyping skills so that, […]

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Future of Work

The Future Of Work Is About Humans

In Season 2, Episode 1 of SkillRise's Upskill with Edtech: Learners for Life podcast, Brandon Olszewski, Director of Research at ISTE, sits down with Tom Vander Ark to discuss why the future of work is actually about humans and uniquely human skills.

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Project-Based Learning

J-term at Lyndon Institute: Engaging in Interest- and Passion-driven Learning

[…] For example, electric circuitry, how to weld, digitally compose sound, and build a quinzhee hut. How to interview (see the “Humans of the Northeast Kingdom” and “J-term Podcast” classes) and make a fire from scratch (Surviving the Winter).  But most will tell you that what they learned was far and above specific content and […]

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