The What and the How: The Two Things that Matter for Student Learning

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July 10, 2017 09:19 am

A teacher helps two engineering students build a butterfly house.  Photo by Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action

“There are only two things that matter: what students are learning and how effectively they are learning it.”

Former Commissioner of the New York State Education Department, Dr. David Steiner, addressed the importance of rigorous standards and high quality curriculum and instruction during a recent talk at the Alliance’s High School Advisory Group Meeting. The group supports the Alliance’s efforts to elevate and expand practices to promote postsecondary opportunities for traditionally underserved students.

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Deeper Learning, Teacher Effectiveness

Deeper Learning Digest: Building Foundations for Student Success

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July 07, 2017 04:35 pm

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This week’s digest features social and emotional learning as a foundation, going beyond basic reasoning skills to prepare students for future jobs, project-based learning questions and answers, and the story of how one school keeps deeper learning afloat.

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Deeper Learning, Deeper Learning Digest