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Deeper Learning

Deeper learning is simply what highly effective educators have always provided: the delivery of rich core content to students in innovative ways that allow them to learn and then apply what they have learned. Rigorous core content is at the heart of the learning process; true deeper learning is developing competencies that enable graduating high school students to be college and career ready and then make maximum use of their knowledge in life and work.

Deeper Learning

Home Topics Deeper Learning
Deeper learning is simply what highly effective educators have always provided: the delivery of rich core content to students in innovative ways that allow them to learn and then apply what they have learned. Rigorous core content is at the heart of the learning process; true deeper learning is developing competencies that enable graduating high school students to be college and career ready and then make maximum use of their knowledge in life and work.

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Closing the Familiarity Gap Through Global Education

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By: David Ross. In July we launched the Global Schools Network in an attempt to connect schools around the world who care deeply about global competence, global awareness, and linguistic competence. Learn more about our initiative here.

Democracy and Education

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Democracy is facing a performance crisis. Cameron Paterson breaks down how education can make a difference and what we can do moving forward.

How Music-Making Technology United a Classroom of Diverse High-School Learners

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By: Sarah Minette. Music can be a powerful unifier. When you’re working with students from incredibly unique backgrounds, music and music making can be a common ground from which they can all communicate—even beyond the classroom.

Reimagining High School in Paramount USD

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By: Keith Nuthall and Becky Perez. Paramount Unified School District is rethinking high school to better prepare their student for the future.

My Daugther Just Graduated HS: 5 Game-Changing Reasons I’m Most Proud of Her Accomplishment Earning a CTE Certification

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By: Robyn Bagley. While I am certainly proud of her traditional AP and concurrent enrollment accomplishments, I am most proud of her achievement in earning her industry aligned CNA certification. Here are 5 game-changing reasons why.

Flipped Learning 2.0: Rethinking the Flipped Classroom Model

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By Scott Nadzan - How can teachers take the flipped learning model to the next level? The answer involves creating short-form, engaging and interactive videos that students actually want to watch, and encouraging students to create their own video content.

The Power of Us: A Network Powering Projects, Changing Lives

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More than 1,400 educators from more than 150 schools across the U.S. and from Australia braved July humidity in St. Louis to further activate their network's commitment to powerful learning and the “power of us”. Here’s a look at network effect in action.

Asking Kids to Dream–And Bringing Dreams to Life

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What if we asked kids what their dream machine would do, then helped them build it? MyMachine in Belgium (and expanding globally) is doing just that and offering thousands of children the opportunity to dream.

5 Resources for National Summer Learning Day

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How are you celebrating National Summer Learning Day? Here are 5 resources to help get you started and keep you learning.

Instruction-Driven Scheduling: Using Time as a Powerful Resource

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By: Horace Williams and Melanie Pondant. Re-envisioning the resources available to our district opened up insightful opportunities to improve teaching and learning in our district without becoming bogged down in budget constraints. Learn more here.

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