News & Events 2017-06-21T11:25:09+00:00

Deeper Learning Advocates Push for High-Quality Career and Technical Education Law

May 17th, 2017|0 Comments

To meet the demands of an evolving new economy, federal policy must support twenty-first century teaching and learning opportunities.  This includes ensuring that all students receive not [...]

Making Assessment Meaningful with the OECD Test for Schools

February 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

By Abner Oakes and Kristen Loschert PISA provides important country-level information about how a nation’s fifteen-year-olds perform relative to their peers worldwide; however, its sample size is [...]

Deeper Learning and Mathematics Instruction 

October 19th, 2016|0 Comments

By Abner Oakes A new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Ten Questions for Mathematics Teachers... and How PISA Can Help Answer Them, [...]

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A “Softer” Side to Deeper Learning: Building Students’ Social-Emotional Skills

September 7th, 2016|0 Comments

By Donique Reid The concept of social and emotional learning (SEL) has grown within the education field as a means of preparing students adequately for [...]

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Doing the “Impossible”: Shifting Beliefs to Enable Deeper Learning for All Students

July 20th, 2016|0 Comments

By Donique Reid A child born into a family in the lowest income quintile has a 45 percent chance of remaining there if that child [...]

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

June 21st, 2016|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Deeper Learning Digest

A bi-weekly roundup of articles, blog posts, and other content around deeper learning.

  • Deeper Learning Digest: Hands-On Learning Takes Hold from New York to North Dakota June 23, 2017
    This week’s digest features project-based learning for all students in a New York district, individualized instruction in North Dakota, a new study on improving academic performance, an expedition to colonial times, and more. Expedition to Colonial Times Students at Capital City Public Charter School in Washington, DC, recently took an “expedition” back to colonial times. […]
  • Deeper Learning Digest: New Image Gallery Shows Students Engaging in Deeper Learning June 9, 2017
    This week’s digest features a new image gallery depicting teachers and students in action, examines why deeper learning competencies are critical for career success, offers examples of college readiness pathways, and demonstrates how to decode deeper learning. How can we show what an engaging classroom looks like if all of today’s education stock images feature […]

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