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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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Getting Smart Podcast | Shared Leadership for Deeper Learning

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In this podcast, Unite LA president David Rattray chats with Tom about workforce readiness, the need for continued lifelong learning and how schools must adapt to prepare young people for a new economy and a changing world.

How PBL Transforms the Classroom into the ‘Real World’

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By: Anthony Johnson. My students consistently outperform others in our school and district, and I believe my focus on PBL and hands-on learning is the catalyst. In this post, I share my strategy and techniques.

Superintendents Reflect on their Move Beyond Test Scores

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By: Todd Brekhus. To truly understand and support their students’ literacy, these two superintendents have adopted an innovative method they call “measuring reading with reading." Learn more about their strategies here.

The Power of Project-Based Instruction in AP Physics

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By: Jack Brunell. I probably don’t have a future as a physicist, but my project-based AP Physics class was nonetheless interesting and applicable to my everyday life. I still remember the experience and lessons learned.

5 Reasons To Take Time Out of the Classroom

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By: Sam Nelson. Since I plan and experience a wide range of excursions around the world with many different students, I am often asked how we justify taking valuable time out of the classroom. Here are five reasons I feel it's important to do so.

The Trifecta: A Triple-Threat Interactive Learning Structure

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By: John Hardison. “The Trifecta” guides student teams through three rigorous rounds that demand participation, upper-level thinking skills and creativity. See videos of the program in action here.

Connecting Families Traveling the World’s Classroom

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By: CJ Singer. My family has been traveling full-time for three years and developed the online community Worldschooler Connect to link all traveling families throughout the world's classroom.

Three Connectivity Trends to Watch in 2017

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By: John Harrington. There are big changes on the horizon, and 2017 could shape up to be an influential year for connectivity and learning across our country. Here are three trends to watch for next year.

The Scoop on Deeper Learning and Mathematics: English Language Learner Edition

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By. Kelsey Skaggs. Educators continue to search for innovative ways to provide empowering learning environments for English language learners, especially when it comes to math. Here are some visual learning techniques that can help with the challenge.

Studio-Based Learning and Self-Directed Students at NuVu

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Learn more about how NuVu, an innovation school located in Massachusetts, implements a studio-based learning model that provides students the opportunity to problem-solve through creating and building.

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