In this podcast, we chat with Dr. Nicole Assisi, Thrive founder, and Jaclyn Vasko, teacher leader, about how back-to-school time looks a little bit different for teachers at Thrive Public Schools than in other districts.
This week we're bringing you a bonus episode to share the great interviews we got to do at iNACOL. Grab your headphones and hear the story of Thrive Public Schools. How it started, what they've learned and where they're headed next.
In the latest Getting Smart podcast, Christensen Institute's Director of Education Julie Freeland Fisher sits down with Tom to discuss social capital, disruptive innovation, and her new book, Who You Know: Unlocking Innovations That Expand Students’ Networks.
Santa Ana Unified School District serves a high need southern California community with three important innovations. In this episode we talk with Santa Ana USD's Deputy Superintendent David Haglund about the forward-learning work of the district and the Advanced Learning Academy.
In this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, we feature student stories about their experiences with project-based learning (PBL), an interview with a PBL STEM teacher and interviews with education leaders Bob Lenz and John Larmer of Buck Institute for Education about PBL and the impact PBL has on student achievement.
Eric Westendorf, CEO of LearnZillion, shares how, with the help of a teacher Dream Team, LearnZillion connects and aligns curriculum, assessment and professional development to support today's educators.
Getting Smart Podcast | Personalizing Learning Through the Instructional and Technology Integration Model
Dr. Philip Hickman, superintendent of Columbus Municipal School District in Columbus, Mississippi, shares more about the innovative blended learning instructional model he created that is transforming his district.
Michael Fullan is Canada’s gift to education. For half a century and with 45 books to his credit, Fullan has been the world’s most persistent and persuasive advocate for powerful learning experiences. Listen in to hear a conversation between Tom and Fullan about the potential for better high school credentials and how the assessment system is changing.
Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist at Google, shares more about inquiry-based learning, technology in education, bridging the digital divide and how a boy who grew up on welfare in Hell's Kitchen was able to beat the odds and succeed.
In this episode of the Getting Smart podcast, I chat with David Woods of Dreambox Learning to better understand how technology and blended learning can be leveraged to cultivate young mathematicians.