A teacher at High Tech Elementary finds that when students have the chance to do work that matters, and to present that work to people who matter to them, it makes students believe that they matter.
A new white paper outlines the research that undergirds the policies and practices of a successful school network.
A pilot program in New York City seeks to engage young people in voting and elections and build a "civic infrastructure for youth."
States have several options in revising funding systems to support competency-based, personalized learning, says Jennifer Poon of the Center for Innovation in Education.
One district's experience shows that creating deeper learning experiences for teachers that involve content knowledge and inquiry, while challenging, can produce great results.
The effectiveness of professional development depends on how teachers experience it, not necessarily on the "best practices."
In this blog, Jal Mehta reflects on stages of white understandings of race, with implications for education.
Because the need for social justice and for the ability to solve complex problems are equally urgent, critical pedagogy and constructivism are both necessary to support deep learning for all students.
Why Dewey Needs Freire, But Not Vice Versa; Critical Consciousness-Raising as a Form of Deeper Learning
Although the two approaches are often considered in separate silos, critical pedagogy, done properly, is deeper learning.
To build a professional culture that embraces deeper learning, leaders need to walk the talk, a former EL Education principal says.