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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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School Models: Pick Your Favorite Flavor

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By: Corey E. Mohn. Most schools and districts want to feel ownership in their initiatives, as they should, but the result is a fragmented landscape with pockets of innovation operating in silos. This post looks at how school networks can bring together and amplify these efforts.

Teaching Students How to Bring Their Dreams to Life

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By: Piet Grymonprez. Young children have a strong capacity for 'having a go'. How can we foster the capacity to imagine, dream and try in students? MyMachine is working to do just that. They are helping bring student dreams to life.

The Future of Learner Experience (LX)

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Our team recently got together with innovative educators and brilliant learners to discuss the future of learner experiences. Learning surrounds us. As we walked and talked, we uncovered that the future of LX is now.

Michael Fullan Sees Global Momentum for Deep Learning

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Michael Fullan is Canada’s gift to education. For half a century and with 45 books to his credit, Fullan has been the world’s most persistent and persuasive advocate for powerful learning experiences. Listen in to hear a conversation between Tom and Fullan about the potential for better high school credentials and how the assessment system is changing.

How Can Children Aspire to Careers They Don’t Know Exist?

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By: Ed Hidalgo. By connecting exciting career options to learning, class work becomes more valuable, reinforcing the idea that school is a path to something that can be fun and rewarding. This district doesn't think career exploration is a "big kid only" topic.

Powerful Learning Experiences: Why All Students Deserve Access

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It is only by equalizing access to opportunities for powerful learning (by providing authentic, student-centered experiences) for all students that we will close the experience gap.

What Counts as Student Agency?

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Students who are motivated to learn are more likely to focus on understanding, are more likely to learn deeply, are more likely to go above and beyond in an assignment, and are more likely to investigate when they have a question.

Empowering Students and Teachers for the 21st Century

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By: Alan November. How do you motivate students to do their very best? One of the best ways I have found is through giving them voice and choice in what they learn, and how they learn it.

Student Public Radio: Community, Communication, and Other “Cs”

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Beyond the obvious 21st century skills students develop in taking ownership of their own radio broadcast, they also forge connections to curriculum and content. Here, we explore the reasons (and some ways) to enable students to create and operate a radio station.

The Evolution of Education Through the Power of Partnerships

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By: Salar Chagpar. In this post, we look at how strategic pathways between educational institutions in partnership with industry are changing the ways that we prepare students for the future of work.

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