Like Ph.D. candidates, some high school graduates must show what they know before moving to the next level.
Giving students a role in determining what they learn deepens their engagement and learning.
A week of a cappella classes and a teacher who never learned to sing.
A hotly debated article shows that teacher collaboration is the key to improved instruction.
A research project finds that an online community provides effective professional development to enable teachers to teach AP classes in greater depth.
A new book explores eight high schools that are transforming student lives by placing engaging learning first.
A teacher struggles with the tension between depth and breadth in the curriculum.
A Minnesota school has been engaging students in place-based expeditions that are "ridiculously fun" and deep learning experiences since 1971.
By engaging students in developing their own rubric to evaluate their work, a classroom accelerates learning.
In the second of two posts, Jal Mehta argues that neither reformers nor traditionalists have all the answers in moving towards deeper learning for all. This post highlights five blind spots of traditionalists that he thinks are worthy of more open discussion.