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Deeper Learning Digest: When Digital Learning Fosters Deeper Learning  

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March 01, 2019 01:55 pm

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Technology can be a powerful way to support deeper learning. Don’t believe it? Take a look at how thousands of students and teachers use technology to bring learning to life.

Today’s digest highlights examples of effective use of technology in classrooms, how teachers can design for deeper learning, and news from the Deeper Learning Equity Fellows.

Technology Supports Deeper Learning on Digital Learning Day

When used effectively, technology can foster deeper learning environments in classrooms. Yesterday, a national celebration of great teaching and technology, Digital Learning Day (DLDay), showcased just how true this is, with countless examples of students collaborating, solving problems, and communicating with their peers and instructors, all while using digital tools.

Students also conducted research on projects, explored potential career pathways, prepared for job searching by writing resumes and conducting mock interviews, and worked toward independent learning goals.

But don’t take our word for it. See real examples of students in action bringing their learning to life with the help of technology in these #DLDay tweets.

See More Tweets.

 

How Can Teachers Design for Deeper Learning?  

How can teachers design for deeper learning? Watch this free webinar with EdTechTeacher instructor Tom Driscoll to find out how to build deeper learning classrooms and schools that promote the application of student knowledge in authentic and challenging ways.

Watch the Webinar.  

 

Apply Now! Deeper Learning Equity Fellows Accepting Nominations

Deeper Learning Equity Fellows are now accepting nominations and applications for the next cohort of fellows! They are seeking emerging leaders who are ready to address disparate equity issues in their own communities. Nominations and applications close on April 15, 2019, so don’t wait!

Apply Now.   

 

Deeper Learning in Action

Twitter can be a great place to see what’s happening to promote deeper learning outcomes in (and out!) of classrooms across the country. Here are a few examples. Be sure to follow @DeeperLearning and check out #DeeperLearning for more! 

The ‘Deeper Learning Digest’ is a bi-weekly roundup of articles, blog posts, and other content around deeper learning. Be sure to follow @deeperlearning on Twitter, @deeper.learning on Instagram, and like Deeper Learning on Facebook to stay up to date on all deeper learning news.

Featured Photo By Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action.

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