Lasting Learning

35 EpisodesProduced by David Schmittou

In this podcast we explore ways to make learning last. It's not good enough to simply gain exposure to content, to learn a skill just long enough to take a test, or to never develop any skills that endure. Based on key concepts from the book: "It's Like Riding a Bike: How to make learning last a lif… read more

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Summer Learning Series- Chapter 11- It's Like Riding a Bike

July 17th, 2019


In this episode, Dave reminds us about the power of  a teacher.

A rant...stop labeling us

July 10th, 2019


Sorry about all of the "quotes" and "unquotes"...I was a little flustered and frustrated when recording this. I wanted to make a two hour podcast …

Summer Learning Series- Chapter 10: It's Like Riding a Bike

July 10th, 2019


In this episode, Dave shares why it's important to eliminate labels in order to let creativity thrive.

Summer Learning Series- Chapter 9- It's Like Riding a Bike

July 3rd, 2019


In this episode, Dave shares how standards actually enhance engagement and don't compete with it.

Summer Learning Series- Chapter 8: It's Like Riding a Bike

June 26th, 2019


In this episode, Dave discusses why lasting learning requires "doing".

Summer Learning Series: Chapter 7- It's Like Riding a Bike

June 19th, 2019


In this episode, Dave explores what happens when we "let them go and let them grow."

Summer Learning Series: Chapter 6- It's Like Riding a Bike

June 12th, 2019


In this episode, Dave shares why it is important to make practice fun.

Summer Learning Series: Chapter 5: It's Like Riding a Bike

June 5th, 2019


In this episode, Dave discusses how to measure student learning and progress, not their compliance.

Summer Learning Series- Chapter 4- It's Like Riding a Bike: How to Make Learning Last a Lifetime

May 29th, 2019


In this chapter, Dave discusses how we can help pick students up when they fall down. 

Summer Learning Series- Chapter 3- It's Like Riding a Bike

May 22nd, 2019


In this chapter, Dave discusses why we need to eliminate our own arbitrary opinions on what is necessary. We need to focus more on the progress and less on the process.

Summer learning series: It's Like Riding a Bike: Chapter 2

May 16th, 2019


In this episode, Dave shares Chapter 2- Be ready to have your thoughts challenged. This chapter actually caused Dave to be banned from two school …

Summer Learning Series- It's Like Riding a Bike- Chapter 1

May 15th, 2019


In this episode, Dave reads Chapter 1 of his book, It's Like Riding a Bike, and challenges us all to make learning safe.

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Summer Learning Series: It's like Riding a Bike-The intro

May 15th, 2019


In this episode, Dave reads the most debated and discussed section of his book, the introduction. When he says, "I don't care if my kids read." he can't really mean that...can he??? Find out here.

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Preventing the summer slide

May 9th, 2019


In this episode, Dave reminds us all that the summer slide is not automatic. We can prevent it. It's all about the  months BEFORE summer, not the  months OF summer that impacts Lasting Learning.

A passionate plea to end the epidemic

May 7th, 2019


In this episode Dave spends 10 minutes explaining how to really solve the teacher shortage...spoiler alert- it has nothing to do with money.

Fixing the teacher shortage

April 9th, 2019


In this episode Dave discusses how to really solve the teacher shortage.

Has it been a good day?

March 29th, 2019


The ability to reflect is the secret sauce to becoming great.

What is curriculum?

January 31st, 2019


In this episode Dave discusses how we really decided what kids need to learn.

Avoiding the pendulum swings

January 16th, 2019


In this episode, Dave discusses why we have such a hard time maintaining momentum with initiatives and why we always chase the latest fad in education.

Decision making can be a MINDfield

January 14th, 2019


Decision making can be tricky as you try to change minds and challenge the status quo. In this episode, Dave addresses the question of how to disrupt the status quo.

The teacher shortage

December 31st, 2018


In this episode Dave goes on a rant explaining why so many of the strategies designed to solve the teacher shortage problem actually make the problem …

Talking about a dirty word

December 19th, 2018


In this week's episode we discuss a dirty word...assessment. Does it really have a place in education?

Their futures or your past?

December 11th, 2018


A sneak peek into Dave’s latest article for AMLE

Episode 11-Teachers Matter More

December 5th, 2018


In this episode we explore why we need to work more on supporting teachers and less on circumventing them.

A conversation with the inspirational Amanda Dykes

October 30th, 2018


This week we explore the need to teach and model skills for life.

Episode 8-Buzzwords galore

October 30th, 2018


In this episode, Dave will examine three different yet related concepts and share his take on how best to address assessment, standards, and engagement.

Episode 7- A talk with the amazing Laura Coker

October 30th, 2018


Sorry in advance for the poor audio, but the words from Laura Coker were just too good to delete. You may have a hard time hearing Dave, but in this episode, Laura is the one bringing the truth. Enjoy!!!

Episode 6- How do we do this?

October 18th, 2018


In this episode we learn some easy to implement strategies to actually help us focus on the process of learning so that it can last.

Episode 5-Goals are great. Failure sucks!

October 12th, 2018


In this episode we discuss how we can reframe failing as overcoming.

Episode 4-Momentum matters

October 11th, 2018


The latest episode of Lasting Learning. Exploring the power of momentum.

Episode 3- Does it really last?

October 11th, 2018


Why use the metaphor of riding a bike? What does that have to do with teaching?

Episode 2- When should they learn that?

October 8th, 2018


Today on Lasting Learning we explore ARBITRARY timelines and how our own experience often drive us to define what "should be" instead of letting us …

Episode 1- What is Lasting Learning?

October 4th, 2018


The very first episode of Lasting Learning! Who is Dave Schmittou? What is Lasting Learning?

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