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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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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?

4 Holistic Classroom Ideas Inspired by Maslow’s Humanist Approach

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By: Chris Drew. Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs remains incredibly relevant to educators. Here’s how schools and teachers can adapt Maslow’s motivational theory to nurture students and provide them with a safe and fulfilling learning environment.

The 3 Secrets to Scandinavian Innovation in Education

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By: Kyle Wagner. Scandinavian education is continuously highly ranked for its quality. These experiences from Finland and Denmark represent just a few reasons behind its success.

Podcast: Abby Falik on the Benefits of Global Service

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Today the Getting Smart staff speaks with Abby Falik, CEO of Global Citizen Year, a life-changing global immersion between high school and college.

Eduprotocols: Facilitating Student Collaboration, Creativity and Ownership

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Michael Niehoff discusses the Eduprotocol Field Guide, a series of prescribed workflows and systems published by Jon Corippo and Marlena Hebern.

One Stone: Where Purpose Meets Impact

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By: Dr. Lindsay Portnoy. As schools like One Stone work to infuse applied learning into education, learners see the relevance of the skills they learn and find ways to map that knowledge on to meaningful work today and in the future. Learn more here.

Three Strategies for Providing Top-down Support for Bottom-up Change

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The Colorado Education Initiative partnered with Stanford University’s School Retool Fellowship to empower Colorado school and district leaders to be the agents of change for equitable deeper learning.

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