Deeper Learning

Introduction



1

Develops fundamental skills (6 Cs).

Transferable competencies to be applied in different contexts (communication, collaboration, character, citizenship, creativity, critical thinking).

2

Is grounded in real-world experience.

Connected to students’ realities so classroom activities are much more meaningful.

3

Needs teachers as activators.

Educators who present “provocations” in the classroom which help students to be fully engaged.

4

Fosters a Growth Mindset.

Abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work, generating a love of learning and a resilience that are essential for great accomplishment.

5

Promotes student voice and choice.

Instructional approaches and techniques that take into consideration student interests, passions, and ambitions.

6

Uses authentic assessments.

Multiple forms of assessment that reflect student learning, achievement, motivation, and attitudes on instructionally relevant classroom activities.