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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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Science Powered By Digital Learning

Hear how students are benefitting from digitally-rich science education in West Windsor-Plainsboro Schools in New Jersey. Science Supervisor Rebecca McLelland-Crawley also highlights how teaching has shifted to better support problem-solving and collaboration for students.

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Talladega: Project-Based Learning Ignited by Technology

Talladega County was struggling with a declining economy and keep students engaged in school. The district embraced a project-based learning approach supported by use of digital tools and created a transformation! Students were more engaged, and after years of struggle, graduation rates and student achievement measures saw amazing results.

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A Glimpse of the Future of Learning

Mountainview Elementary School helped inspire the original Digital Learning Day when Principal Karen Collins challenged her staff to have a No Paper, No Pencil Day. Her goal was to encourage and inspire teachers to use digital and hands-on strategies. Alliance for Excellent Education President Bob Wise returned to Mountainview to recognize its success. Teachers at Mountainview have found that digital learning allows students to be more active learners and that it empowers them to be better teachers.

To learn more, visit www.digitallearningday.org

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