Podcast: Greg Smith on Climate Collapse
In our special edition Friday podcast episode, Tom speaks with Greg Smith about climate change and place-based education.
The Power of Place: Authentic Learning Through Place-Based Education
Tom Vander Ark, Emily Liebtag and Nate McClennen share six defining principles of place-based education in their new book “The Power of Place: Authentic Learning Through Place-Based Education.”
Learner-Centered Iowa BIG Propels Jemar Lee
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.
Gary Funk & Haley Richardson On Rural Teachers and Rural Schools
On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Tom sits down with Gary Funk and Haley Richardson to talk about an innovative rural school network.
This Is What Tech-Supported Partnerships Can Do for Place-Based Ed
By: Frank McKay, Rebecca Clark Uchenna, and Alexandria Brasili. New technology partnerships engage students in Mississippi, Alabama and Maine in their place-based education projects.
Place-Based Learning: Solid Ground in Troubled Waters
By incorporating a sense of place in instruction, teachers and community partners have adapted programs to keep students engaged even during distance learning. Jack Chin explores how place-based experiences shape learners for today's world.
Podcast: Flynn Coleman on a Human Algorithm
On the podcast today, we are discussing artificial intelligence and the future of work and learning with guest Flynn Coleman, an international human rights attorney, a professor, and a social entrepreneur.
Podcast: Rebecca Amis on Taking Student-Centered Learning Global
The Getting Smart team talks about student-centered learning with Rebecca Amis the co-founder of MUSE School in Calabasas, California.
Town Hall Recap: Every Place is a Place
On this monthly town hall, we went long on place-based education and the ways in which it is a powerful tool for building community and inquiry. We also discussed the ways in which community-connected projects are an outstanding way to continue learning through the summer and beyond.