Personalized Learning

Getting Smart Podcast | Paul Tough on Helping Children Succeed

In this Getting Smart podcast, Tom Vander Ark and author Paul Tough discuss his new book, Helping Children Succeed, which includes combining personalized and project-based learning in next-gen learning models, building relationships and pedagogy.

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EdTech

Getting Smart Podcast | Cultivating Young Mathematicians

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.

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Podcasts

School’s Out: Engaging Family and the Community

In this episode of the Getting Smart podcast, Tom interviews two of the authors of Education Reimagined "Schools Out" paper, Amy Anderson and Scott Van Beck. Listen in as they about family participation in learner advocate networks, flexibility within the learner’s day, the expanded role the community could play in offering learning opportunities for students, how teachers and community members could shift into the role of learning designers, and much more.

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Future of Learning

We’re Doing It Wrong: A Teacher’s View on How to Fix It

An inside look (and listen) at a recent conversation Tom had with David Michael Slater about his new book, We’re Doing It Wrong: 25 Ideas in Education That Just Don’t Work—And How to Fix Them. In the book, Slater exposes some bad assumptions and makes the case for how good ideas have gone bad. Listen in to learn more

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Personalized Learning

Getting Smart Podcast | Santa Ana Unified School District

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.

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Leadership

Getting Smart Podcast | Victoria Bergsagel

Victoria Bergsagel, President of Architects of Achievement builds bridges between educational practice and architecture, especially when it comes to fulfilling the learning needs of students.

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