News & Events 2017-07-12T18:45:38+00:00


New Center on Education Policy Report Connects Deeper Learning to Workforce Success

The report, Building Competencies for Careers, seeks to better understand the value of deeper learning competencies in the labor market, finding that students will be better prepared for fast-growing jobs in all career sectors if they develop an academic mindset, learn how to communicate effectively and take an analytical approach to solving problems while in school.


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Decoding Deeper Learning in the Classroom

May 31st, 2017|0 Comments

This guidebook helps reporters, parents, and others understand what twenty-first-century learning looks like and whether it’s working.

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

May 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Organizations working in the deeper learning space sent recommendations to the House Education and Workforce Committee as they mark up the Perkins Career and Technical Educational Improvement Act.

New Deeper Learning Infographics to Share!

March 17th, 2017|0 Comments

New infographics depict the differences between traditional classrooms and deeper learning classrooms, and highlight connections to the real world.

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

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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

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


Deeper Learning Digest

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

  • Deeper Learning Digest: How Can Students Prepare for Jobs? August 18, 2017
    This week’s digest features several stories on how students are gaining real-world experience and building the necessary skills and competencies to prepare them for success in their jobs and careers. On the Job in Vermont In Vermont, students are gaining experience in job settings while still in high school. The Hechinger Report tells the story […]
  • Deeper Learning Digest: Teachers Need Deeper Learning Too August 4, 2017
    This week’s digest highlights the benefits of competency-based learning, personalization, and connecting students to the real world. But looking beyond student learning, how are teachers engaging in deeper learning experiences themselves? Learning at Students’ Own Pace “Knowing that I don’t have to keep up with the rest of my class takes a huge weight off […]

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