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The Tom Shimmer Podcast Episode 11: Get it Wrong | Tara Barton | Memorization

The Tom Shimmer Podcast Episode 11: Get it Wrong | Tara Barton | Memorization

Tom Schimmer | @TomSchimmerPod
February 7,  2021
Podcasts

In Don’t @ Me (3:32), Tom makes the case for why educators need to push themselves with trying new strategies and practices, and why getting it wrong is a positive. In The Interview (13:29), Tom is joined by Tara Barton, Founder and Director of Serve Learn (Melbourne, Australia), to discuss what a robust Service Learning model looks like in schools and why it’s essential for developing 21st-century skills in learners. In Assessment Corner (1:12:32), Tom addresses the role of memorization in a modern learning environment and highlights the difference between a task and an assessment.

The Tom Schimmer Podcast is a show about learning, leadership, and life. Primarily, it’s a podcast that focuses on current topics in K-12 education. Each week, Tom - a best-selling author, keynote speaker, and education consultant - will lean on his 30 years of experience to keep listeners informed and entertained on the prevailing stories dominating the conversations about teaching and learning. Secondarily, this podcast also focus on leadership by exploring how leaders in any field can truly engineer a culture of continued professional growth.

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