Deeper learning involves mastering academic subjects through analytical and critical thinking, collaboration with others, problem-solving techniques and hands-on experiences.
California school districts are developing "graduate profiles" that help focus teaching and learning on ensuring students can think critically and creatively, collaborate with others, tackle real problems and contribute to society.
California's new math framework builds on the practices of countries with the best outcomes for teaching math and provides guidance on how to develop students’ belief in their own ability to learn.
We must not allow our desire to return to “normal” and our conditioning to the status quo to pull us back to what was familiar before the pandemic.
The Advanced Education Research & Development Fund is calling for project proposals on how assessment can be done better.
Students can make impressive gains in reading even under difficult circumstances if guided and encouraged to think for themselves.
Teachers pushed through difficult days to find solutions that kept kids learning during an upended school year. Some changes may stick.
Teachers have crafted weeks and even months-long lessons culminating with the historic Mars rover landing on Feb. 18.
Many districts are seeing surges in Fs and Ds during distance learning, prompting a revision of expectations and policies around grades.
Math learning experts are pushing for grade-level content over remediation during the pandemic.
Distance learning poses additional challenges for teachers willing to help students examine a divisive election filled with misinformation.
Students want to help solve real-world challenges, the pandemic presents an opportunity to empower them.
Critics said the original proposal was politically biased and omitted the American experiences of some ethnic and religious groups.
California districts should use insights from surveys of students' habits of mind but not rate schools by the results, a PACE research project concludes.
The joining of forces will give Envision Learning Partners greater research heft behind its consulting work, which already includes nearly 500 charter and district-run schools across the country.
More than a dozen schools in California have received Next Generation Learning Challenge Grants, including nine in Oakland.