Mark White and Dwight Carter on Leading Schools in Disruptive Times
On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Tom is joined by Dwight Carter and Mark White, authors of Leading Schools in Disruptive Times.
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…
iLead: Student-Centered, Career Focused, Accelerated Learning
iLead Academy is preparing students to succeed in an increasingly project-based, global economy. Tom recently visited iLead to learn why it's successful, what obstacles they've overcome and what advice they have for others looking to start a new school.
Podcast: Tony Wagner on Learning By Heart
This week on the podcast, Tony Wagner is joining Tom Vander Ark to speak about his most recent book and all that he has learned throughout his career in education.
Getting Smart Podcast | Using Pilot Programs as a Foundation for Innovation
What do you do when you think a new program or EdTech tool could benefit your district or school's students, but you just aren't 100% sure? In part one of this three-part series on pilot design best practices, we look at how you can make an informed decision.
Transforming Border Learning Experiences: New Tech Network in El Paso
Emily and Tom spend the day at Oso New Tech in El Paso, Texas to learn more about how they are personalizing learning through project-learning for all students.
Getting Smart Podcast | A Successful Quest For An Early College Solution
The principal and students of Quest Early College High School discuss how the Early College system works, the differences between attending Quest versus attending traditional high school and what they love about their early college school.
Michael Fullan on Leading in a Culture of Change
In today's podcast, the Getting Smart team brings you an episode on leading in a culture of change with Michael Fullan.
Podcast: Vince Bertram on Transformative Learning Experiences
The Getting Smart staff speaks with Vince Bertram about how Project Lead the Way is leading the way through transformative learning experiences.
Balancing Improvement and Innovation
Tom looks back at his years as a Superintendent and how new technology and innovations affected the district, how focusing on innovating and improving can dramatically improve learning and common innovation obstacles.