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Welcome to the Getting Smart Podcast. Episodes cover a variety of education topics in K-12, HigherEd and lifelong learning. Listen in as our team shares interviews with today's top educators, learning organizations, and thought leaders discussing the future of teaching and learning. Availbe on iTunes, Spotify, and SoundCloud.

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Welcome to the Getting Smart Podcast. Episodes cover a variety of education topics in K-12, HigherEd and lifelong learning. Listen in as our team shares interviews with today's top educators, learning organizations, and thought leaders discussing the future of teaching and learning. Availbe on iTunes, Spotify, and SoundCloud.

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Podcast: Rethinking Educator Preparation: Experiential, Connected, Applied

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Kelly Conn and Cherese Childers-McKee, two science graduates found their passion for teaching and together at Northeastern University, are helping to transform educator preparation.

Podcast: Exposing Engineering to Underrepresented Groups with Dr. Amon Millner

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Tom discusses the importance of accessibility relating to computing with Dr. Amon Millner at the Olin College of Engineering.

Podcast: Iveta Brigis on Talent Development

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The Getting Smart team explores talent development with Iveta Brigis, Commissioner for California’s Little Hoover Commission and previously Human Resources business partner at Google.

Reinventing Educator Preparation

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On this week's podcast James Tracy, President of the Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning discusses their innovative teaching methods that he describes as a thought lab, a design lab, and a source of collective intelligence about the science of learning.

Learner-Centered Iowa BIG Propels Jemar Lee

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Emily from the Getting Smart team interviews Jemar Lee, a former student from Iowa BIG, a place-based and learner-centered school in Cedar Rapids and a Next-Generation Learning Challenge and XQ Super School winner.

Becoming Fearless with Jean Case

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We recently had the opportunity to interview Jean Case about her new book, Be Fearless: 5 Principles for a LIfe of Breakthroughs and Purpose. Listen in as we discuss her definition of fearlessness and how she thinks both students and teachers can act on this principle (of letting urgency conquer fear).

Improving Access to Healthcare at School to Reduce Absenteeism

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As a first-generation college student, Josh Golomb was planning on medical school. After college, he ran an AmeriCorp sponsored program at a medical school for high schools students.

Transforming Spaces to Inspire Powerful Learning

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An interview with learning space expert and architect, Danish Kurani, to dive into what makes learning spaces so important, how we can design classrooms and spaces for more powerful learning and more.

Let’s Make Sure America Succeeds in the Age of Agility

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What’s needed to make sure educators are valued and equipped with the agility to succeed in a rapidly changing workforce? How can businesses and communities work together to ensure learners are leaving high-school and college prepared for the jobs of the future? Learn how from America Succeeds, an organization working to do just that.

We Inherited a Factory but We Need a Design Studio (and 9 Other Problems)

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In this episode of the Getting Smart podcast, Tom discusses 10 problems in US Education he believes need to be addressed in order to take the first step towards building something better.

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