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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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10 Inevitable Education Evolutions Educators Can Lead

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If educators allow politicians, researchers, and pundits to take charge of the evolution in education, it will be delayed and implemented with less clarity. It’s time for teachers to be change agents, thus owning the profession.

Why Making Time for Reflection Matters: 5 Ideas to Try

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The art of reflection lets us evaluate our actions for more impactful teaching and learning. These five ideas can help make reflection part of your routine.

The Case for Contribution: Why Schools Should Empower Difference Making

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In the absence of a religious community or as a supplement for encouragement toward the common good, schools can support contribution with great benefit.

The Power of Purpose-Based Learning

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By: T. Tarango. This is how to assist your students in positively impacting the world and how to inspire purpose-based learning in your classrooms.

Want More Student Engagement? Ditch the Tests.

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By: S. Tippins. Going test-free can be difficult for students and educators. However, ditching tests can actually up student engagement and learning.

Let us Give Thanks for the All-Too-Often Thankless Jobs

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By: Kristen Thorson and Erin Gohl. Every school has a community of staff working to create a nurturing, safe, and joyful environment. Expressing thanks to all those who contribute is the first step to inspiring a culture of gratitude.

Empowering Students Through Choice, Voice and Action

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By: Kristen Thorson and Erin Gohl. Children should have the choice to contribute their voice to our social and civic dialogue. Here’s how teachers and parents can create a space for kids to develop their thoughts, share their opinions, and take action.

5 Ideas for Building Communication Skills for the Future

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Exploring different ways of communication can help students develop the solid communication skills needed for the future of work.

The Power of Purpose-Based Learning

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By: Terra Tarango. Learning becomes relevant to students when instilled with purpose. It also helps them make a positive impact on the world.

Making a BIG Difference: Unleashing Talent, Inspiring Innovators

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Iowa BIG connects students to their communities, enabling the learning of core academics and 21st century skills through real-world projects.

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