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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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Where Lifelong Skills and Curriculum Meet

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By: Tynetta Harris. By using Summit Learning’s academic approach that balances quality curriculum with lifelong skill development of 36 cognitive skills, educators can ensure that every student deeply understands the concepts and skills they are being taught.

Competency-Based Approaches Focus On Skills, Relevancy and Personalization

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Redefining learning outcomes and assessments by applying competency-based approaches will lead to more personalized and relevant learning.  

Education Needs A Lot More ‘YES’

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To foster innovation and transformational change, we must allow our students’ voices to be heard. Let’s learn to say ‘yes’ to their ideas!

Empowering Youth to Address Real-World Problems

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By: Matt Piercy. Using KIVA as a service-learning project in schools has the capacity to transform students’ lives while impacting the lives of others.

Ohio Students Take Giant Leaps Forward with Deeper Learning

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By: Chris Burns. Deeper learning models are helping Ohio Students develop crucial soft skills, like communication, collaboration and critical thinking.

Building a Learner Variability Mindset

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By: Tiffany Wycoff. LINC's Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer explains that to build a learner variability mindset, we must implement a new equation for teaching that includes strategically planning for variability beyond skill level.

Civics for 2020: This Is How to Engage Future Voters

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By: Kristen Thorson and Erin Gohl. From preK-12, these age-appropriate ideas for a more engaging civics education can help ensure the health of our political institutions.

Students on Creating a Space For Students

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MECA Challenge, a Kansas City initiative, challenges students to solve complex and real-world problems, like designing a museum space.

Getting Clearer: A Contribution Solution

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By: Joanne McEachen and Matthew Kane. Contributive learning helps educational systems focus on what really matters for students, creating equitable academic outcomes.

What Educators Need to Effectively Teach About the Holocaust

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By: Ivy Schamis. Holocaust education helps to create compassionate young adults, which is a vital step in preventing and combating the existence of hate in our world.

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