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April 18, 2014

No One Has a Monopoly on Deeper Learning

In this post, Jal Mehta begins to map the landscape of deeper learning. He argues that seeing progressive or project-based schools as "deeper" and "no excuses" schools as shallower is not the right way to see the world; both have strengths and weaknesses that are the inverse of one another. He also suggests that much deeper learning happens outside of core disciplinary classes in extra-curriculars and electives, because these spheres induct students into gradually deeper understandings of how their practices work. Implications for traditional schools and core disciplinary classes are also discussed.

April 07, 2014

Getting Off the Train in Italy

Rather than take a whirlwind tour through the curriculum, students need time to stop and explore ideas in depth.

March 10, 2014

Education, Expanded

A high school connects students' passions and curiosity with the content of the curriculum.

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