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Making an Impact: One District’s Approach to Deeper Learning

As part of the Alliance for Excellent Education’s (the Alliance’s) ongoing series about how districts and schools are fostering deeper learning outcomes for students, the Alliance contacted Chad Ratliff, director of instruction for Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) in Virginia, to discuss his efforts to bring Maker-centered work to the district and its connections with

By | 2017-06-21T11:18:43+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

New NAEP Test Taps Deeper Learning Competencies

Effective assessment is the logical outcome of any approach to teaching and learning, as it is critically important to measure the efficacy of instruction and adjust teaching when necessary. A new lineage of digital assessments takes fuller advantage of the medium, allowing such measurement to happen more quickly, more easily, and more deeply. As former

By | 2017-07-06T20:33:51+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Supporting Deeper Learning at Early College High Schools

“How does slang reflect our culture?” asked Sean Kennedy, a history teacher at Bard High School Early College Baltimore (BHSECB). Many hands went up in his classroom. The students were eager to talk and soon engaged in a rollicking conversation as Kennedy explained that the class would study the 1920s in the United States through

By | 2017-07-06T20:45:22+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Categories: ESSA, Uncategorized|

Sharing the Way to Deeper Learning Outcomes: The Potential of OER

By Donique Reid and Abner Oakes This is a pivotal time for supporters of the Open Educational Resources (OER) movement as the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has signaled its commitment to having free and accessible materials for every educator and student in the country. ED’s #GoOpen campaign is a powerful call to states, districts,

By | 2016-02-26T14:34:54+00:00 February 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |