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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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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.

Shining a Light on the Future of Learning at Aurora Institute

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The Getting Smart team reflects on the standout themes of the 2019 Aurora Institute (formerly iNACOL) Symposium, a conference aiming to move the needle forward for competency-based and personalized learning.

Exploring the World From Our Classroom

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Promoting global collaboration is important to help our students develop skills for the future and to enhance their cultural awareness. There are a lot of digital tools are resources that facilitate these collaborations faster than ever before.

Centering Dialogue in the Classroom: It’s about WE, not ME!

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By: M. Kokozos et al. Through enabling dialogue, educators shift their classroom climate from one of competition to one of cooperation, respect, authenticity and openness.

Learning to Make a Difference at One Stone

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One Stone believes that learners in every environment can find their voice and use it for good. Here's how its high school students are impacting communities, pursuing passions, and thinking globally.

HopSkipDrive: Safe Ride Share for Kids

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What if kids could use ride share services to travel to their internship or get home after soccer practice? HopSkipDrive, a Los Angeles startup, has solved this problem with a safe transportation solution for families and schools.

Why You Need ‘The Blender’ to Engage Your Students

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‘The Blender’ interactive learning structure is designed to foster engaged learning by adding the main ingredient needed for students to express their creativity: opportunity.

Small Talk, Big Benefits: Adding Conversations to Reading and Everyday Moments

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By: Erin Gohl & Kristen Thorson. Reading with children has a plethora of developmental benefits. Recent research suggests dialogic, or conversation-based, reading can even further broaden and deepen the benefits of the reading experience.

3 Things Education Can Learn from the Craft Beverage Phenomenon

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Education should continually look outside its discipline and profession for innovative ideas. Why not the successful craft beverage industry?

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