The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation identifes six dimensions of deeper learning: Mastery of core academic content, critical thinking and problem-solving, effective communication, ability to work collaboratively, learning how to learn, academic mindsets. Read how to measure the impact and use it as a strategy to improve outcomes for students here.
A new report says the “Increasing Use of Collaborative Learning Approaches” and the “Shift from Students as Consumers to Creators” are mid-term impact trends expected to drive technology use in the next three to five years; meanwhile, “Rethinking How Schools Work” and “Shift to Deeper Learning Approaches” are long-term trends. Read the NMC Horizons report for the key trends identified here.
In his two new papers, renowned education researcher John Hattie explores common policy “fixes” that distract from other, potentially better, solutions.