News & Events 2018-02-23T12:06:07+00:00


10 Principles for Building a High-Quality System Of Assessments

State and district leaders at the forefront of designing, implementing, and overseeing assessment efforts can use these ten guiding principles to help evolve current array of assessments into a high-quality system of assessments.

This field-backed guide was developed by 19 organizations and individuals and supported by the Hewlett Foundation.


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Deeper Learning and Teacher Professional Development

December 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Deeper Learning and Teacher Professional Development

“Traditional teacher prep does not teach you how to do” deeper learning, says Carrie Bakken, a teacher and codirector at the Avalon School in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Registration Now Open for Deeper Learning 2018 Conference

September 21st, 2017|0 Comments

DL2018 is the 6th annual gathering of powerful educators focused on creating more opportunities for students to learn deeply.

New Tech Network Releases 2017 Impact Report

September 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The latest impact report includes student success data and shows how the NTN school model better prepares students for college and career.

Webinar Series on Deeper Learning

September 11th, 2017|0 Comments

During the month of September, the Alliance for Excellent Education is hosting a series of three webinars focused on different areas of deeper learning.

Connecting Deeper Learning Competencies To Military Values

August 31st, 2017|0 Comments

New blog post from Mission: Readiness explores the connection between the military's core values and the deeper learning competencies.

Building Competencies for Careers: Preparing Students for Twenty-First-Century Jobs

August 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

This webinar features new research on the most valuable skills and competencies required for more than 300 occupations nationwide.


Deeper Learning Digest

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

  • Deeper Learning Digest: Lessons in Deeper Learning February 16, 2018
    This week’s digest features lessons in deeper learning from a special education teacher, expansion of career and technical education opportunities in Memphis, guiding steps to move to competency-based education, and an upcoming Twitter chat.   Lessons in Deeper Learning from a Special Education Teacher  Wendi Sussman, a special education teacher from STRIVE Prep – Federal in Denver, Colorado, understands the need for a […]
  • Deeper Learning Digest: Internships Prep High School Students for Careers February 2, 2018
    This week’s digest features a Twitter chat about how to bring more workforce experiences to high school students, why technology alone is not enough to make classrooms centers of 21st century learning, and the benefits of student project exhibitions. Twitter Conversations: Workforce Experience for High School Students How can we better link the classroom to […]

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