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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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A Teacher’s Perspective on the Importance of Sharing Students’ Learning

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In the last blog of the Share Your Learning series, Erik Ray and Janice Walton discuss how student engagement increases when students share their learning.

New School Formula: Harder Problems and Fewer Answers

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Artificial Intelligence will have more influence on the livelihoods of young people over the next several decades than any other factor. To contribute now and in the future, they will need extended challenges that encourage them to build agency while solving harder problems with fewer answers.

A Refresher Course on the NGSS

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The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are a structured and cohesive three-dimensional approach to science education in the US. This post explores what they are, and how they work.

New Message Manual to Improve and Create Consistent Communications in Education

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The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, with the help of Hattaway Communications, recently released "Communicating a Shared Vision for Students and Education", a message manual designed to improve and enhance consistent communications about student success and educational equity.

Getting Students to Take Control

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Getting students to “buy-in” and take control of their learning starts with seeing them as individuals and understanding each of them has different motives, beliefs and goals. Here are a few ideas to consider to help them start.

How a Community Organization is Helping Students Find and Share Their Voice

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In part two of a four part series about how student engagement increases when students share their learning, we take a look at how Story Works Alaska is helping "youth develop skills, resilience, and engagement as they explore and share their own stories."

Teaching AI: Exploring New Frontiers for Learning

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Inspired by the growing popularity of AI in pop culture and media, as well as more adaptive learning programs being released, Michelle Zimmerman realized change was coming for both what and how young people should learn and set out to write "Teaching AI: Exploring New Frontiers for Learning".

Brain Research, Creativity and Project-Based Learning

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Does brain research support the belief that if you want to produce a student outcome such as creativity you first must build a classroom culture in which creativity can grow and then you must adopt a pedagogy (like PBL) that allows it to bloom? David Ross explains.

Empowering Students Through Sharing

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This is part 1 of a 4 part series about how student engagement increases when students share their learning. When students are provided an opportunity to publicly share their knowledge about something they have learned, they are given more opportunity to take ownership of their work, which demonstrates that it has value, and many also see…

Using Robots to Teach the 4 Cs to Young Students—Without Screen Time

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By: Kathy Hay. A technology integrator shares how 23 districts in Iowa are promoting STEM learning while limiting the time students spend in front of tablets or laptops.

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