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Podcast: Benno Schmidt on Leading Yale, Fixing CUNY, & Launching the Whittle School

Today our podcast is with Benno Schmidt. Benno served as President of Yale University, the Dean of Columbia University Law School, and the CEO and Chairman of Edison Schools (now EdisonLearning) and now is the Co-Chair of the Global Advisory Board at Whittle School and Studios.

Podcast: Abby Falik on the Benefits of Global Service

Today the Getting Smart staff speaks with Abby Falik, CEO of Global Citizen Year, a life-changing global immersion between high school and college.

Podcast: Susan Patrick on Transforming Education Systems for Equitable High-Quality Learning

Today the Getting Smart team interviews Susan Patrick, CEO of iNACOL about high-quality learning and five global trends in learning.
Teenagers studying

Does Mastery Mean Mastered?

Ask a teacher, “How do you know your students can add fractions?” Ask a project manager, “How do you know if...

Podcast: Michael Hinojosa on Making Dallas Schools Work

This week the Getting Smart staff spoke with Michael Hinojosa, Superintendent of schools in Dallas Texas and we spotted 10 ways that Dallas ISD is innovating.
HundrED categorizes innovations that help students obtain skills and knowledge for the world of work.

10 Innovations that Support Students’ Community Contributions

How many of us recall our elementary and secondary education experiences truly mattering outside the four walls of our schools? Surely...

Podcast: Pamela Cantor, M.D. on Childhood Development

On today's podcast, Tom Vander Ark is speaking with Pamela Cantor M.D., a leading expert on childhood development.