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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New Framework for High Quality Project Based Learning

March 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Getting Smart introduces a new framework for high-quality project-based learning (PBL) featuring six criteria that serve as a baseline for educators, organizations, parents, and students.

Deeper Learning: An Essential Component of Equity

March 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Great Q&A between Learning Policy Institute and author Dr. Pedro A. Noguera on the role of deeper learning in providing all students with an equitable and empowering education.

Five Steps to a Competency-Based Education System

January 1st, 2018|0 Comments

A new report from iNACOL shares five issues and action steps for state policy to support personalized, competency-based learning.

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

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.


Deeper Learning Digest

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

  • Deeper Learning Digest: New Reports Focus on High-Quality Deeper Learning Experiences March 9, 2018
    This week’s digest features a new guidebook on building high-quality assessment systems, a framework for project-based learning, lessons on deeper learning from Olympic athletes, and more. How Many of These Ten Principles Can You Name? No single assessment or piece of student work can capture the array of student knowledge and skills needed for success. […]
  • 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 […]

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