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Getting Smart Podcast

Feb 28, 2018

On today’s episode, Tom is talking with Tess Posner, Executive Director at Al4ALL a new Oakland nonprofit that is introducing artificial intelligence to high school students and, more specifically girls. The goal is to help high school students learn to use AI for good and to increase diversity and...

Feb 21, 2018

You may remember back in 2015, SXSWedu had a special screening of Most Likely to Succeed, a film produced by Ted Dintersmith. Well, he’s also the author of Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era, along with Tony Wagner. And his new book, What School Could Be: Insights and

Feb 14, 2018

Today, Emily, the Director of Advocacy from the Getting Smart team, sits down with Jen McMillan of Detroit Prep. Jen is the Co-Founder and Head of School at Detroit Prep Academy — an elementary school located in the Indian Village neighborhood in Detroit’s east side. They’re a proud expeditionary learning school,...

Feb 7, 2018

Today, Tom Vander Ark is chatting with Superintendent of Meriden Public Schools, Mark Benigni. As a long-time resident and former Mayor of Meriden, Mark is committed to bringing about positive change in the local schools. In fact, they’ve already accomplished a lot so far. Mark has been Superintendent for over seven...