In this podcast, we talk with Mickey Revenaugh, co-founder at Connections Education & Director of New Schools Models for Pearson and Tom Vander Ark, CEO of Getting Smart about what that shift to digital learning has looked like and what we hope to see as it continues.
Although some recent high school and college graduates enter the job market unqualified for even the most entry level positions, high school students in Wisconsin are graduating with their diploma, industry credentials and transferable postsecondary college credits.
Tom Vander Ark sits down with Jennifer Kabaker, Director of Educator Micro-Credentials at Digital Promise and Jason Lange, Bloomboard CEO, to talk specifics about what micro-credentials look like, how research can be used to support personalization of teacher development, and why this will impact the future of educator development.
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.
Longtime fan of both Lyle Kirtman and Michael Fullan, our Director of Knowledge Design Carri Schneider had a chance to connect with them on their new book 'Leadership: Key Competencies for Whole-System Change' in this new episode of the Getting Smart podcast. Listen now for the promo code to get 30% off the book.
By: Monica Brady-Myerov. Storytelling is a powerful tool for deeper learning because when you are telling a story you have internalized information and are able to relay it to someone else. That is the Holy Grail of teaching.
In this episode of the Getting Smart podcast we talk to The Nellie Mae Education Foundation’s Nicholas C. Donohue and Andrew Frishman from Big Picture Learning about Student-Centered Learning: what it is and why it is important for parents to understand and advocate for.
Schools and districts are finding new ways to recruit and develop talent, and as it will be increasingly important that we find ways to scale. Listen to the interview with Tom, as he talks about why talent matters.
For episode two of the Getting Smart Podcast, Bonnie talks Deeper Learning and education leadership prep with Jeff Petty, Founder & Director of the Puget Sound Consortium for School Innovation, a Big Picture Learning initiative.