Posts by Getting Smart Staff


Town Hall Recap: Microschools Can Lead To Macro Change

Last week, we hosted our April Getting Smart Town Hall, Microschools Can Lead to Macro Change. This event touched on the many ways in which microschools have come to the fore through the last year and how oftentimes they enable schools to be more agile, more personalized and more effective.


Up Close with Nevada Succeeds: Leading State Learning Transformation

On this special episode of the Getting Smart Podcast mini-series Up Close With Nevada Succeeds, Tom Vander Ark talks with Nevada State Superintendent Jhone Ebert, Nevada Succeeds Executive Director Jeanine Collins and teachers and InspirED global fellows Mike Lang and Jordana McCudden about fellowship programs and leadership.

Future of Learning

Town Hall Recap: The Invention Opportunity

Invention by Shel Silverstien I’ve done it, I’ve done it! Guess what I’ve done! Invented a light that plugs into the sun. The sun is bright enough, The bulb is strong enough, But, oh, there’s only one thing wrong… The cord ain’t long…


100 Podcasts You 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.

Learning Design

A New School That Thinks Like a Kid

New and emerging Portal Schools has a vision to create a school that allows students to simultaneously earn a high school diploma and a Bachelor’s degree in an environment that is fully designed for them.