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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: Jal Mehta on Provoking Deeper Learning in High School

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Today's podcast features deeper learning advocate Jal Mehta as he shares observations from the many schools he visits and discusses his new book, In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High School.

The Evolving Role of School Scheduling

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By: Erin Werra. As we gaze into the future of K12 education, what scheduling changes do we see budding? How are these changes affecting the health of kids—and the community?

The Path to Reading Requires Quality Curriculum

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High-quality, aligned instructional materials, particularly foundational skills curricula, are integral to addressing reading literacy challenges and ensuring all students have access to the skills they need for success in college and career.

Podcast: Jared Cooney-Horvath on Cognitive Neuroscience

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On this podcast, Tom speaks with Jared Cooney Horvath a cognitive neuroscientist who specializes in human thought, learning, and brain stimulation. Listen in to learn more about multitasking, and the differences between listening and reading.

Improving Organizational Culture: Discovering Your Core Strengths

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Organizations are comprised of unique individuals with varying strengths and talents who are all working together to carry out the organization’s mission, vision, and personality. Strengths assessments are great tools to help an individual uncover their strengths and talents.

Serving Students With Special Needs: Five Key Values We Instill in Our Leaders

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By: Toni Barton. One graduate school of education shares how they work with leaders to incorporate five values that they've found make a powerful difference in empowering exceptional special education learners.

Denver’s CUBE: Reimagining the High School Experience

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Opening in August of 2019, the Cube School is reimagining education through encouraging students to pursue their passions and providing them with opportunities to work on meaningful, real-world projects.

6 Creative Classroom Project Ideas

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By: Adam Welcome. Need some inspiration for new project ideas? Here are six relevant ways to get students engaged in today's classroom.

The Pursuit of Happiness is a Noble Goal for 21st Century Education

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Student happiness is at the core of each student’s holistic development. Parents, teachers, community and learners are all active members of creating the solution. Join David Ross as he unpacks the topic from multiple angles that highlight powerful resources to get you started.

Improving Autism Education with Community—And Robots

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By: Dr. Lisa Raiford. To give students with autism the best possible opportunity to thrive in general ed classrooms, the South Carolina Department of Education is connecting educators, parents, students, and robots.

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