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Deeper Learning Digest: Should We Replace the SAT With a Deeper Learning Performance Assessment?

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March 27, 2014 04:31 pm


The ‘Deeper Learning Digest’ is a weekly roundup of articles, blog posts, and other content around deeper learning. Make sure to add High School Soup to your RSS feed to stay up-to-date on all deeper learning news.

The newest issue of State Education Standards, the National Association of State Boards of Education’s (NASBE) journal, is all about deeper learning. The feature article summarizes the findings and recommendations of NASBE’s 2013 study group on deeper learning. NASBE

“Transforming schools using the Common Core, deeper learning, next-generation assessments, and project-based learning requires more work by educators (at least initially) and a significant change in practice at all levels, with the positive effects of this treatment not readily visible.  And just like a surgeon washing her hands, this investment of time, resources, and commitment will save lives.” Sandals on the Ground

Should the US scrap the SAT and replace it with a deeper learning performance assessment? A Modest Proposal

“If we are going to see student-centered deeper learning models of schooling spread, getting educators and policymakers to see this kind of learning in action–getting inside the walls of our schools and sitting beside the young learners they serve–needs to be a top priority.” Student-Centered Learning: Knowing it When We See It

A nice post on student-centered learning in action at the Lindsay Unified School District in Lindsay, California. Empowering Students for Today and Tomorrow

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