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.
- April 11, 2017
Alan Richard describes how Scott’s Branch High School in rural South Carolina has addressed racial segregation, poverty, and poor student outcomes.
- March 28, 2017
Jenna Tomasello explains how integrated classrooms, a strong school culture, and a focus on "soft skills" transformed the schools visited on AYPF’s recent stud…
This study tour in Charleston, SC addressed how high-need rural schools are addressing the challenges of preparing students for college & career success.
- October 24, 2016
Dr. Loretta Goodwin explains why deep, meaningful student learning often takes place behind the scenes.