Deeper Learning

Comparing Good Jobs to Good Classrooms: Essential Elements for Supporting People to Learn, Persist, and Succeed

Recently, I read an employer profile for the Kentucky-based materials manufacturer Universal Woods, written by Steven Dawson. Universal Woods is a manufacturer of hard surface panels and flooring headquartered in Louisville, KY, with 200 employees, and operations in Ohio, Australia, and Belgium.

Insights from Socializing the World of Work Initiative

The technological advances of the past 40 years have fueled the Fourth Industrial Revolution which has greatly impacted the modern workplace. The First Industrial Revolution used water and steam power to mechanize production; the Fourth Industrial Revolution will use robotics, automation, computing, and the internet to transform the nature of work forever. While technology has made us more productive, it has changed many of the types of jobs we do, and how we do them. What does this mean for K-12 educators? How can this inform how we define getting our students “college and career ready”?

Ready for the Robots? Let's Prepare Every Student for the Future of Work

Ready for the Robots? Let's Prepare Every Student for the Future of Work

Originally posted in Education Week's Learning Deeply blog on May 10, 2017.

Virginia Governor McAuliffe Announces Grant to Connect Student Testing with 21st-Century Skills

Rethinking Readiness: Deeper Learning for College, Work, and Life

Rethinking Readiness offers a provocative look at how high schools can help students develop far more than academic skills and content knowledge to become truly prepared for college, careers, and civic life. The edited volume contains chapters by some of the nation’s most well-respected education scholars, who explore the implications for schools, teachers, and district leaders of replacing the narrow learning goals of No Child Left Behind.

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Rethinking Readiness Offers Deeper Vision of Student Success

Breaking Down Silos with the Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative

Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative

Originally posted on StudentsattheCenterHub.org on January 17, 2017. 

Here’s an alarming thought: What if our educational research questions, policies, and practices sometimes arise as much from ignorance as they do from evidence?

Rehumanizing Mathematics Education: Teaching Students to Change the Game

Jobs for the Future Launches the Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative