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This podcast highlights developing trends in K-12 education, postsecondary and lifelong learning. Each week, Getting Smart team members interview students, leading authors, experts and practitioners in research, tech, entrepreneurship and leadership to bring listeners innovative and actionable strategies in education leadership.

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Future of Learning

Future Trend: Designing Schools for How Humans Learn

Schools should not only prepare students for active participation in a networked, global economy, but also for lifelong learning. To do this, there are five critical concepts when planning instruction design for the future to consider.

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5 Ways PBL Facilitates Lifelong Learning

Our ability to continually and effectively learn, as independently as possible, will determine our future success in the global economy as much as anything. Project-based learning fosters this lifelong learning mindset in students that will carry them forward for their future careers.

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Four Trends Influencing Education

A fitness tracker changed my life—it changed how I think about goal-setting and monitoring my exercise, it changed the intentionality of my travels, and it created a new global community of people who share my interests. I’m not alone; about a quarter of U.S. adults use some kind of tracker.

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Education in the Age of Agility

Driven by the rise of AI, automation, and big data, the Age of Agility Alliance brings attention to education through supporting the development of agile learners, educators and systems.