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.
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July 26, 2017
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.
April 20, 2017
The shift to student-centered learning means meeting conflicting demands, time to grow organically, and a unique period in history, says Joey Hunziker of the Innovation Lab Network.
March 17, 2017
An experiment at High Tech High taught a student the value of figuring things out, rather than being told what to do by the teacher.
March 13, 2017
While collaboration is a worthy goal, student group work can only be effective if students can hear, consider, and care for one another, says a teacher at High Tech Elementary Chula Vista.
February 16, 2017
An EL Education school in New York City shows how structures to support teachers' learning can empower students from low-income families to produce powerful learning.
February 08, 2017
Theater provides a model for engaged, authentic learning, but few of the supports for this kind of learning are available in regular school, writes Jal Mehta.
December 16, 2016
A teacher at High Tech High North County used authentic experiences and original documents to help her students understand the reality of slavery.
November 29, 2016
The world of deeper learning should engage with the world of critical pedagogy, argues Sarah M. Fine.