Getting Smart Podcast | Dropout Prevention: Community, Support and Guidance
October is dedicated to National Dropout Prevention, and in this podcast Laurel Barrette, director of dropout prevention and high school initiatives at K12 Inc., shares ways we can all help keep students engaged and enrolled.
XQ Expert Series Podcast: Technology and Learning for an Interconnected World
In this XQ Expert Series podcast, Mary and other EdLeaders discuss how technology can maximize student learning, engagement and access to incredible learning opportunities.
Of Note: Black Swans & Big Sky
It's been an interesting week. Promising capabilities were introduced while big storms hit the east coast and the stock market. Following are four thoughts on learning in an uncertain world filled with Black Swans, learning opportunities and changing markets.
New at 2015 iNACOL Symposium: Voices Hub, P2P Exchanges & the App
As you begin gearing up for the 2015 iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium on November 8-11, we want to make sure you know about some new and exciting opportunities being offered that you’ll definitely want to add to your “must-do” list. This year’s theme is “Connecting Powerful Innovators” and these new features will help you do just that.
Getting Smart Podcast | GenDIY: Emerging Options for Students Navigating Life
We unpack the realization that many students don’t know what they want to do, and don't know how to figure out what’s available with emerging strategies, platforms and supports that are available for students navigating heavy decisions.
Inspired by Serial: Behind MCDPEL’s New Podcast for EdLeaders
By: Joe Mazza. As part of our Preparing Leaders for Deeper Learning series, Joe Mazza brings us a behind-the-scenes story of the new and interactive scenario podcasts hitting the education leadership scene. Learn more about these podcasts, and about the ways social media is bringing leaders together to solve problems and learn from one another.
Learning On the Go: Great Podcasts for Your Commute (or Anytime)
Are you a on-the-learning? So are we. Here are some podcasts and select episodes we thought you should tune in to.
Encouraging Reflective Learning with Podcasting at the K-12 Level
Considered to be the audio form of a blog, educators are beginning to find meaningful applications for podcasting at the high school, junior high, and elementary levels as well.
How to Prepare Learners for an Uncertain Future: A Conversation with Dr. Tony Wagner
What are we preparing our children for right now? Will they be ready to get a job, create jobs, and become socially responsible global citizens? Dr. Tony Wagner believes it is our moral and civic responsibility to radically shift our focus in schools, and create an environment where we are creating and cultivating young innovators.
EdTech 10: Getting #EdSocial in Orlando
Stay tuned to Getting Smart as we spend next week digging into online and blended learning at the iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium. Hoping you will be there too! We will be very busy working in a bunch of great sessions with many of our talented partners. Check out our schedule for the week.