On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Tom sits down with Michelle Weise to discuss her new book: Long Life Learning.
By: Katie Blagden and Barb Tennyson. Incorporating coding and engineering into earth and life science lessons engage students and inspires them to show their learning.
With the shift to remote learning, students are developing college-, career-, and life-readiness skills and lessons and adapting to this unique mode of learning.
On this week's podcast, we interview Esther Wojcicki and discuss her new book How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results.
[…] plus joining in professional development events throughout the weeks had stopped. As a teacher, what could often be an unpredictable, but yet a very comfortable, part of life suddenly stopped. Across the country and around the world we saw life as we know it change. Life is still changing. Unlike anything that we have […]
[…] young people. This is what makes my work critically important. As a person guiding young people along their way, I sit at a fulcrum point in their life. This point is one at which decisions are complicated, but ongoing learning is essential. As I enter the 2021-22 school year (and beyond), my task is […]
[…] of experience in the industry, probing the racialized history of the education system was difficult. These conversations are uncomfortable, the policies we discuss are real and have life-altering consequences for the trajectories of students. Because education outcomes and academic achievement are deeply tied to wealth, power and influence, the effects of these policies reverberate […]
[…] or social structures. “Personal agency and social structure,” Bandura wrote, “operate interdependently.” It’s not either/or, it’s both/and. Do share the story of Swimmy with a young person in your life. And remember the legacy of Al Bandura when you read the very last line: And so they swam in the cool morning water and in the […]
[…] it is di ﬃcult to empirically support the hypothesis that increased R&D in learning and development would broadly improve excellence and equity in public delivery systems—and thereby life outcomes—particularly for underserved populations.) ● Weak link. Compared to healthcare and biotech, education venture investing lacks connections to basic science. Most startups emerge from parent or […]
By: Crystal Everett. Life Skills Series: KCPS Edition, is a real-world learning project supporting Kansas City Public Schools students to acquire the skills needed for the future of work.