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Deeper Learning at Impact Academy

Rahil, a student at Impact Academy in Hayward, California, describes what the school’s deeper learning approach — a focus on critical thinking, problem solving, project based learning, and communicating effectively — has meant for him and his family. Impact Academy is part of Envision Schools, a group of schools dedicated to preparing students to succeed in a changing world.

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The Mathematics Standards: Key Changes and Their Evidence

• General discussion of mathematics Standards and goals
• Description of domains and increased focus and coherence
• Discussion of domains’ discrete life spans
• General description of the differences for high school mathematics, including real-world applications and modeling

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Student Voice: Experiencing Deeper Learning Through PBL

Although high school student Rahil had some academic struggles after immigrating from Fiji just a few years ago, he found opportunity and purpose in the project-based curriculum at Impact Academy. For more information about deeper learning, visit http://www.edutopia.org/blog/deeper-learning-collaboration-key-rebecca-alber

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Diving into deeper learning: Marc Chun at TEDxDenverTeachers

The complex issues we face today require a key set of problem-solving skills. How can schools best prepare students to be ready to take on these challenges? How can they help ensure students have the “deeper learning” skills of critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and metacognition, as well as have the content knowledge they need? Presented by Marc Chun, Education Program Officer at the Hewlett Foundation.

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What Success Looks Like

Amidst failing schools throughout urban America, one school shines. See why.

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