Scaling Up Deeper Learning Approaches in Public Schools Webinar/EventDecember 11, 2019
This webinar featured experts from the field and researchers who discussed the challenges and opportunities educators and district leaders face in expanding deeper learning. The discussion featured new research from the Learning Policy Institute that highlights how three networks— Big Picture Learning, Internationals Network for Public Schools, and New Tech Network—have partnered with traditionally structured public school districts to create systems and processes that spread deeper learning models in ways that advance equity and result in greater success for traditionally marginalized students.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Innovative Assessment Demonstration: An Opportunity to Support States and Districts in Advancing Deeper Learning Webinar/EventFebruary 26, 2018
During the call, representatives from the Learning Policy Institute and the Alliance for Excellent Education provided an overview of applicable priorities and selection criteria; described opportunities to advance deeper learning; discussed current state and districts efforts and resources; and shared and identify areas of state and district support.
Getting to Deeper Learning: The Policies and Practice of Science Teaching and Learning Webinar/EventNovember 30, 2017
Featuring District of Columbia Public Schools and the Center for Inspired Teaching, this webinar examines what’s happening in schools and school district to ensure that all students, particularly those who traditionally are underserved, receive the kind of science instruction that will lead to the deeper learning outcomes necessary for college and career preparedness.
Using Title I to Promote Deeper Learning Webinar/EventSeptember 27, 2017
Featuring the Center for American Progress and the California Office to Reform Education, this webinar examined how states can use Title I funding and use resources provided by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to implement deeper learning practices in schools and school districts.
Featuring the New Hampshire State Department of Education and the Center for Innovation and Education, this webinar focuses on opportunities in the Every Student Succeeds Act to advance deeper learning assessment and how New Hampshire’s approach to assessment advances deeper learning and promotes student agency.
This webinar focuses on how educators can nurture positive learning mindsets among their students so they develop better habits and skills that lead to deeper learning outcomes.
This webinar, cohosted by the Alliance for Excellent Education, Center on Education Policy (CEP), and Council for a Strong America, featured a new research report from CEP on the most valuable skills and competencies required for more than 300 occupations nationwide. It also examined the role that external partners, including business, higher education, and community organizations, can play in helping students develop expertise in the field to supplement the academic content and learning that takes place in schools.
The Alliance for Excellent Education, National Conference of State Legislators, and National Association of State Boards of Education convened state legislators, state education board chairs, state education agency leaders, and governors’ education advisors to discuss the status of the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in states. Archived video from the event is available.
Teaching for Deeper Learning for All Students Webinar/EventJanuary 06, 2016
On February 2, 2016, the Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance) and the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future (NCTAF) held their third webinar in a series designed to explore the conditions needed to support great teaching for deeper learning. The promising practices, recommendations, and lessons learned will inform a collective effort, led by NCTAF, around supporting great teaching.