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.
A review of research finds three characteristics of effective technology use for students placed at-risk.
Examples from high-performing schools show that student-centerd practices are effective for all students, particularly those who have been underserved.
Innovative professional development initiatives infuse technology with in-person learning to enhance learning experiences for teachers.
Integrating technology with in-person learning can make deeper engagement with content a reality for more young people.
How teaching practices are observed and evaluated can determine whether teachers shift to deeper learning approaches.
Young people will be judged by the quality of their work and their character. So why don't schools focus on those dimensions?
Asking questions: A Wisconsin school district's networked approach to re-designing the system for learning.