A coach from Envision Education relates how a student's experience in defending his accomplishments in high school transformed his learning.
Depth, creativity, and reflection are the hallmarks of instructional design for deeper learning, according to Bob Lenz.
A new Hollywood movie about the unlikely triumph of a group of low-income students highlights the kind of project-based real-world learning that is becoming increasingly common.
The Granite State's pioneering accountability pilot makes performance assessment count.
A glance at performance tasks included on new tests show that they do a better job than previous tests of measuring higher-level competencies.
An examination of policies in four countries by Linda Darling-Hammond and Robert Rothman offers lessons for strengthening instructional quality.
The specificity of math standards can limit understanding, but that can be overcome with creative instruction.
Diverse gifts and talents emerge when students engage in deeper learning, argues the director of High Tech Middle Chula Vista.
A high school humanities teacher suggests ways for deep learners to stay alive while developing "college prep" skills.
A charter school network brings all of its teachers together for a week of intensive professional development, with great results.