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October 13, 2015

Breadth vs. Depth: The Deeper Learning Dilemma

A way to balance breadth and depth is to focus in depth on "conceptual keystones" and "enduring understandings," suggests David T. Conley

October 07, 2015

Deeper Discipline Demands Deeper Pedagogy

Aligning instructional approaches with approaches to culture and discipline provides coherence for students and improves both instruction and discipline.

September 28, 2015

Teaching Democracy: A Hands-On Exercise

A class project that engaged students in real-world issues provided them with skills necessary for participation in democracy.

September 21, 2015

Empathy + Critical Thinking = Compassionate Action

By combining critical thinking with a deep understanding of one another, an eighth grade classroom in Chicago was able to produce a powerful learning and action experience.

September 11, 2015

The New Moment in Education, Made Possible by Thousands

A new think tank led by Linda Darling-Hammond can take its inspiration from thousands of students and educators who have been working toward similar goals, says Monica Alatorre of Envision Education.

August 31, 2015

Creating Demand for Change: Smart Parents

A new book from Getting Smart offers suggestions for how parents can deepen learning for all students.

August 20, 2015

What Rigor Is, and What It Isn't

A project in a London classroom shows what rigorous instruction and learning can be, says a teacher at High Tech High Chula Vista.

August 19, 2015

How Reading Is Like Running

Techniques that enable a humanities teacher from High tech High to persist and succeed at running can be applied to enable students to read effectively.

July 14, 2015

Breadth and Depth: Can We Have It Both Ways?

A policy researcher and a historian look for a synthesis in an age-old debate about what type of curriculum is best for deeper learning.

June 05, 2015

Deeper Learning, Except for Math?

Can math be truly constructivist and project-based, or is it somehow different than the other disciplines? A project at High Tech High provides an answer.

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