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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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Podcast: Jason Glass on Leading for Deeper Learning

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This week on the podcast, Tom Vander Ark interviews Dr. Jason Glass, the Superintendent of Jeffco Public Schools.

Developmental Reflective Practices Lead to Learner Ownership, Critical Thinking, and Self-Actualization

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Regular reflective practices result in the learner having a greater understanding of their contribution to the work and process, their role or roles in the team and their own growth (academic, social and more).

Creating Connections Across Slate Valley for the Common Good

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By: Casey O’Meara. The Slate Valley Unified Union School District applies community-focused experiential teaching and facilitation methods to better support deeper learning for its students.

What Self-Reflection, Peer Evaluation, and Assessment Looks Like in Action in Early Elementary

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By: Jenny Pieratt. The Founder and President of CraftED Curriculum tackles how to begin teaching self-reflection, peer evaluation, and assessment in early elementary.

J-term at Lyndon Institute: Engaging in Interest- and Passion-driven Learning

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During J-term at Lyndon Institute, teachers teach something they are passionate about and let the students decide what they want to learn.

SEL in the Era of COVID-19

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By: Lori Jackson. During this time of school closure and distance learning, SEL is more important than ever. Everyone—parents, teachers, and students—can practice identifying, understanding, and managing their emotions.

Can Peer Mentoring Solve the STEM Gender Gap?

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Global technology education nonprofit Technovation demonstrates the power of a community-based approach to teaching computer science to young females that centers around real-world problem-solving and mentorship.

Oaklore: A Student Podcast About Difference Making in Oakland

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Students in Oakland have launched Oaklore, a student podcast focused on highlighting Oakland's changemakers and cross-generational storytelling.

Teaching Online in the Time of Coronavirus

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By: Norton Gusky. In collaboration with his educational colleagues, Norton Gusky identifies ways to redesign learning using the online platform that is their only option for instruction right now.

5 Ways Leaders Can Ignite and Support Deeper Learning

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Deeper transformational learning cannot happen or at least be optimized unless leaders support teachers in ways only leaders typically can.

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