A recent article about Success Academy, a charter school network in New York City, highlights the paradox of pursuing student-centered learning in a rigid disciplinary structure.
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To develop the full range of needed student competencies, a framework from Next Generation Learning Challenges emphasizes depth as well as breadth in content knowledge.
November 17, 2017
Through a performance based on an interdisciplinary project, a High Tech High student learned confidence and "heart and soul."
November 10, 2017
A course developed by Students at the Center Fellows enables teachers to learn how to introduce student-centered learning in their classrooms.
September 27, 2017
Working with states at the leading edge of educational innovation helped a summer fellow at CCSSO learn about the importance of taking risks.
September 08, 2017
A star-studded television special highlighting promising school designs is exciting, but true transformation will need the efforts of hundreds of thousands of educators, working together.
August 16, 2017
A new white paper outlines the research that undergirds the policies and practices of a successful school network.
July 26, 2017
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.
July 24, 2017
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.
June 16, 2017
A former director of High Tech High Media Arts examines ways that schools can develop the internal and external relationships that make learning meaningful.