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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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The Value of the Human in an AI World

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Let’s start with that first question about preparing our students to contribute. Let me ask you this: what value does a human add to an automated world? The key thing to remember is that AI exists because we birthed it.

BASIS: Inside the Acclaimed School Network Blending the World’s Best Education Practices

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By: Kate Stringer. The BASIS network is moving toward creating what the network hopes will be a more empathetic student population ready to tackle global issues. Learn more about their approach here.

Student Agency: The Canary in the Coal Mine

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How do you know if your personalized learning initiative is working? What you measure can have a profound impact on the outcomes you see. Focusing on student agency can help.

5 Beliefs that Prevent Teachers from Increasing Math Rigor

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By: Jessica Carlson. Rigor is what moves students into creative and effortful problem solving. It’s the type of learning that challenges, and occasionally frustrates as well. Make way for the positive effects of rigor by steering clear of these 5 assumptions.

Balancing Choice, Collaboration and Community

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As the facilitator of my student’s learning, I do need to retain ownership of some aspects of their learning. But if I am to truly create writers who write things that the world will want to read, I’ve got to open the world up to them.

Montour Schools: Home of the Evolving Educators

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Post four of our 6-part #RemakeLearning series takes you on a virtual field trip to Montour School District, "home of the evolving educators."

Transforming the Way Students See Themselves

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By: Mari Jones. When students have the chance to do work that matters, and to present that work to people who matter to them, it makes students believe that they matter.

The Classroom: Where Our Students Can Meet the Real World

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We know we need our students to care in order to achieve deeper learning. Realizing this can help us pull back the barrier between our students and the real world and say, “Go ahead, jump in!”

The Results Are In On Student Engagement

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By: Sachi Takahashi-Rial. The difference between an engaging lesson and a tedious one can’t be measured by the results of a standardized test. If we want to start prioritizing engagement in schools, the first step is to hear from young people.

El Paso and New Tech Network: District Transformation in High Gear

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At eight middle and high school sites and growing, the New Tech Network (NTN) cohort has emerged as a powerful force within the El Paso Independent School District. Learn more about their efforts and results here.

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