A course for graduate students is an occasion for rethinking classroom activity--for the professor as well as for students.
The most powerful learning gains come from assessments that teachers administer day to day, not from large-scale tests.
A new report argues for assessment systems that reflect knowledge about cognition and human development to replace the outmoded tests that dominate schools now.
A new study shows that hard-to-measure but critical competencies can in fact be measured effectively.
A new study confirms that schools organized for deeper learning produce better outcomes for all students.
Faced with sobering data on college attainment, a charter network collectively embarked on a new approach to ensure success for all students.
A way of assessing progress toward deeper learning can help ensure that all students have opportunities for high-quality learning environments, says Kathleen Cushman.
Agreeing on what deeper learning looks like and how to assess progress toward it is an essential step in making it happen for students, says Kathleen Cushman.
The imperative for deeper learning has roots in the 30-year-old Coalition of Essential Schools, writes guest blogger Kathleen Cushman.
A poll showing opposition to the Common Core reflects a misunderstanding of how the standards encourage engaging instruction, as two school examples show.