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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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How Digital Portfolios Empower Student Ownership of Learning

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By: Kathy Rogers “When one teaches, two learn.” This quote from Robert Heinlein has resonated with me throughout my 28 years in education. In my career, I’ve employed a variety of instructional strategies, but a constant has been my desire to connect with my students to help them—and me—learn and grow. Educators must continuously reflect…

Tips for Successfully Implementing SEL

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By: Kristen Kopczynski. While incorporating SEL skill development in schools is not always easy, it's just as essential to students' success in the future.

Making the Most of Student Reflections

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By: Jamie Back. Jamie shares how she uses several online tools to gather and respond to student reflections about such things as their mindset, study strategies, and understanding of topics.

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.

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