Deeper Learning refers to the accumulation of six interrelated competencies: mastery of rigorous core academic content, critical thinking and problem solving, teamwork and collaboration, effective communication, learning how to learn, and cultivation of an academic mindset.

Check out our video, “Perspectives on Deeper Learning: A Vision for the Future,” below. The video defines Deeper Learning, its advantages and the challenges it poses, from multiple viewpoints. Also below are three excerpts from the full video if you wish to watch the content in shorter increments. Captioned versions of all these videos are also available on our YouTube channel.


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  • July 21, 2014

    Reflections of Deeper Learning: Deeper Learning In Practice

    This post is the second in a deeper learning series following a recent AYPF trip to Oakland, California. Andrew Valent, Program AssociateAYPF has always taken…

  • July 15, 2014

    What is Deeper Learning?

    Loretta Goodwin, Senior DirectorThe vision of the American Youth Policy Forum is for every young person, especially at-risk youth, to be prepared with the kno…