Deeper Learning Digest: Equitable Access to Deeper Learning
December 18, 2015 05:32 pm
In a Huffington Post blog post, Linda Darling-Hammond, president and CEO of Learning Policy Institute and an Alliance board member, calls on parents, educators, community members, and society to “ensure that all young people have equal access to a high quality, world-class education.” Darling-Hammond explains that “the top skills needed for employment in 2020 are the abilities to make sense out of complex information and events, to think creatively to solve real-world problems, to work well with others, to engage effectively in cross-cultural contexts, and to manage many forms of media as well as quantitative data in sophisticated ways.” Therefore, she explains some of the actions that must be taken to create equitable access to deeper learning for all students. Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/linda-darlinghammond/now-we-confront-the-real_b_8783332.html.
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