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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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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.

Diploma Networks: A New Way to Help Schools Adopt Broader Outcomes and Next-Gen Learning Models

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Diploma networks can offer schools a promising approach to adopting new outcome frameworks and learning models to help better prepare students for the future.

Why Experiential Education?

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To contribute now and in the future, young people deserve experiential learning--community connected challenges that build agency and collaboration, that cross disciplines and result in public products that make real contributions. Here's why experiential learning matters and five primary benefits.

Five Schools Sharing Student Learning to Increase Student Engagement

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Some of our favorite ways to engage students in sharing their learning are exhibitions and student-led conferences and during our recent school visits, we’ve seen great examples of both.

Design Thinking, City as Classroom, Museum as Homebase

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Tom recently visited the Grand Rapids Public Museum School that's rooted in design thinking and place-based education. Here's a look at the school and how they're using their XQ Super School grant to extend their vision for high-quality, community as a classroom learning opportunities for more students.

3 Keys to Educating the Whole Child

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By: Kristi Robinson. A principal’s approach to social-emotional learning starts with going on a walk with her students.

Going Global with Virtual Field Trips

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Why use AR and VR? These tools enable educators to provide powerful opportunities for students to do more than learn through videos or photos.

Da Vinci Schools Expand Opportunities in Los Angeles

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Through a commitment to innovation and deeper learning, Da Vinci Schools are working to ensure students are prepared for post-secondary experiences. Tom and Emily share how Da Vinci Schools are expanding opportunities for students throughout Los Angeles.

Teaching the Whole Child: It’s the Little Things

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Disney is known as the happiest place on earth. Anna Durfee shares how she is using ideas from Disney to encourage holistic conversations with students.

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