May 29, 2015 12:09 pm
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Implementing Deeper Learning in the classroom starts with equipping school and district leaders with the ‘know-how’ to create deeper learning environments, that’s according to a new report released jointly today from Getting Smart and Digital Promise. Preparing Leaders for Deeper Learning, the fourth installment of a series of reports, asserts that educators who engage in the same blended, competency-based, and deeper learning experiences as their students are the ones who will create the powerful learning environments of the future. Preparing Leaders describes 10 roles required of educators who wish to lead toward deeper learning, including: Change Managers, Conversation Leaders, Advocates for All Students, and Design Thinkers.
Every day is a day for a #DLfie celebration. That was especially true the week of May 25. Teachers, students, and education leaders were encouraged to take to Twitter to post selfies and share what they were doing to celebrate deeper learning. Aaron Brengard, principal of Karen Smith Elementary School in San Jose, CA, tweeted;