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.
In this pilot, we travel to SXSWedu to talk with Dr. Carri Schneider about her recent powerful learning experience with her daughter while doing Hour of Code, we learn about the state of screen-time and the differing opinions in the field, and answer the question: What exactly is a Smart Parent?