Using this Guide

Research on Deeper Learning:

BOOK
Deeper Learning: How Eight Innovative Public Schools Are Transforming Education in the 21st Century by Monica R. Martinez & Dennis McGrath.
http://www.monicarmartinez.com/books/

REPORT
Study of Deeper Learning: Opportunities and Outcome by American Institutes for Research (AIR).
http://www.air.org/project/study-deeper-learning-opportunities-and-outcomes

REPORT
Education for Life and Work: Developing Transferable Knowledge and Skills in the 21st Century by National Research Council Report.
http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13398

Related Research:

REPORT
An Up Close Look at Student Centered Math Teaching by American Institutes for Research (AIR).
http://www.nmefoundation.org/resources/student-centered-learning/an-up-close-look-at-student-centered-math-teaching

REPORT
Student-Centered Schools: Closing the Opportunity Gap by Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE).
https://edpolicy.stanford.edu/news/articles/1217

Phase 1

Establishing your Vision for Deeper Learning

Deeper Learning Defined:

Article
The Quest for Deeper Learning by Barbara Chow.
http://deeperlearning4all.org/press-release/quest-for-deeper-learning

Paper
Understanding Academic Mindset as a Critical Component of Deeper Learning by Camille Farrington.
http://www.hewlett.org/uploads/documents/Academic_Mindsets_as_a_Critical_Component_of_Deeper_Learning_CAMILLE_FARRINGTON_April_20_2013.pdf

Video
An Introduction to Deeper Learning from the Perspective of Multiple Models that are Part of the Deeper Learning Network.
https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/deeper-learning-a-series-overview

Website
The Definition of the Deeper Learning Competencies by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
http://www.hewlett.org/uploads/documents/Deeper_Learning_Defined__April_2013.pdf
Establishing Your School’s Vision:

Book
ASCD: Chapter 2 of How to Help Your School Thrive by John G. Gabriel and Paul C. Farmer.
http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/107042/chapters/developing-a-vision-and-a-mission.aspx

Resource
The Center for Collaborative Education (CCE) Tools for Schools.
http://www.ccebos.org/tools/

Video
Rahil, a Student at Impact Academy in Hayward, California, describes what the school’s
Deeper Learning approach.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2ZqZ6S6Jok

Phase 2

Understanding and Assessing the Conditions for Deeper Learning

Component 1: Establishing a Strong School Culture

Article
The Secret Weapon: Getting to Know Your Students Well.
http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/columnists/mcdonald/mcdonald013.shtml

Article
A Tale of Two High School Advisory Programs by Meeno Rami, Science Leadership Academy.
https://www.teachingchannel.org/blog/2013/06/18/high-school-advisory-programs/

Blog
Deeper Learning: A Collaborative Classroom is Key by Rebecca Alber.
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/deeper-learning-collaboration-key-rebecca-alber

Book
Trust in Schools by Barbara Schneider and Tony Bryk.
http://www.amazon.com/Trust-Schools-Improvement-Sociological-Associations/dp/0871541793/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1419221142&sr=8-3&keywords=Tony+BryAssociations/dp/0871541793/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1419221142&sr=8-3&keywords=Tony+Bryk

Book
Trust Matters: Leadership for Successful Schools by Megan Tschannen-Moran.
http://www.amazon.com/Trust-Matters-Leadership-Successful-Schools/dp/1118834372/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1419214623&sr=8-1&keywords=Trust+Matters

Podcast
What Does School Culture Look Like? Big Picture School.
http://www.bigpicture.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/what-is-school-culture.mp3

Video
Advisory: Check-in and Support.
https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/benefits-of-advisory-eed

Video
Schools Designed for Learning. Denver School of Science and Technology.
American Architectural Foundation (AFF).
http://www.archfoundation.org/2013/01/schools-designed-for-learning-the-denver-school-of-science-and-technology-3/

Video
High School Math Teacher Uses Peer-to-Peer Tutoring So Students Understand The Responsibility
Of Helping Each Other Learn.
http://www.edweek.org/tm/section/teaching-channel/Peer-to-Peer Tutoring

Component 2: Teachers Function as Professionals

Article
Teacher Profile: Qualities of 21st Century Teachers, A List of Teacher Qualities from the Asia Society.
http://asiasociety.org/education/international-studies-schools-network/teacher-profile

Article
Teacher Roles: Technology Alone Won’t Transform Teacher to Facilitator by Monica R Martinez
and Dennis McGrath in Kappan Magazine (September, 2014).
http://pdk.sagepub.com/content/96/1/41.full

Book
The Principal: Three Keys to Maximizing Impact by Michal Fullan.
http://www.amazon.com/Principal-Three-Keys-Maximizing Impact/dp/1118575237/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1419215139&sr=1-1&keywords=the+principal+three+keys+to+maximizing+impact

Resource
A Guide Designed to Help Individuals Create or Support Teacher-Powered Schools based on the book,
Trusting Teachers with School Success by Kim Farris.
http://www.teacherpowered.org/guide

Video
Kelly Wilson From High Tech High Shares Her Approach to Establishing an Adult Learning Community.
http://howtovideos.hightechhigh.org/video/254/Adult+Learning+Community%3A+Kelly

Video
Dan Bickel, Area Administrator, Talks about How to Prioritize, Monitor, and Coordinate Resources for
Educator Learning, a Standard by Learning Forward.
http://learningforward.org/standards/resources#.VJO3bP_AA

Video
Using a Learning Walk to Learn from Colleagues.
http://www.edweek.org/tm/section/teaching-channel/

Video
Shirley Hord, Scholar Laureate, Talks about Learning Communities.
http://learningforward.org/standards/learning-communities#.VJO3uf_AA

Component 3: Teachers Design Meaningful Learning Experiences

Article
Two Dozen Ways to Deepen Student Learning.
http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/teaching-strategies-deeper-learning.shtml

Article
Using Understanding by Design to Design Learning Experiences that are Unified Around Central Concepts
and Ideas, a Four-Phase Process for Implementing Essential Questions.
http://www.teachthought.com/learning/a-four-phase-process-for-implementing-essential-questions/

Article
Describes What Good Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, and Creativity
& Innovation Look Like in the Context of Project Based Learning.
http://bie.org/blog/how_to_use_the_4cs_rubrics

Article
MC2 STEM High School Designs Rigorous Projects that Blend STEM with other Core Subjects.
http://www.edutopia.org/stw-college-career-stem-pbl

Article
Ideas for Teachers on How to Develop and Support Group Work for Collaborative Learning in the Classroom.
http://www.cte.cornell.edu/teaching-ideas/engaging-students/collaborative-learning.html

Blog
Getting to the 4Cs with Project-Based Learning (PBL) from the Partnership for 21st Century Learning.
http://www.p21.org/news-events/p21blog/1249-is-there-a-best-way-to-develop-the-4cs-in-all-students

Blog and Interview
Science Leadership Academy Students Describe the Good Parts and the Hard Parts of Learning
through Inquiry.
http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/10/students-tell-all-what-its-like-to-be-trusted-partners-in-learning/

Video
PBS News Hour Highlights Expeditionary Learning’s Inquiry Based Approach to Teaching at
King Middle School in Portland, Maine.
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/education-jan-june13-learning_05-06/

Video
Highlights Hands On, Project-Based Mode of Instruction at the Center for Advanced Research
and Technology (CART) School Outside of Fresno, CA.
http://www.connectedcalifornia.org/video/?video=cart

Video
Using Standards to Facilitate Deeper Learning.
http://www.americaachieves.org/issues/common-core-in-practice-great-teachers-demonstrate-moving-to-deeper-learning?bcpid=2324725292001&bckey=AQ~~,AAACGDPFg8k~,w0femIdt92JI4VFi2Xmzt6rwNjjo-NjD&bclid=2296617881001&bctid=2305437163001

Video
Text Analysis for Deep Understanding of Content and Critical Thinking.
https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/12th-grade-text-analysis-lesson?fd=1

Video
Taking a Stand: Eighth-Graders Develop Critical Thinking Skills.
http://vimeo.com/101559969EL

Video
Building Conceptual Understanding of Math for Students at an Expeditionary Learning School.
http://vimeo.com/channels/deeperinstruction

Video
How Teachers Work Together in Connected Schools to Integrate Their Curriculum
Across Different Disciplines.
http://www.connectedcalifornia.org/video/?video=integrated

Video
Engaging Students in Real and Meaningful Learning at Life Academy in Oakland, California.
http://www.connectedcalifornia.org/video/?video=good

Video
Students Doing Work that has Meaning.
https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/engage-students-meaningful-work-hth

Video
Tiny House, an Integrated Project at High Tech High School.

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/tiny-house-collaborative-project-hth

Video
Focus on Project Based Learning at Impact Academy in Hayward, CA Addresses the Four C’s.

Component 4: Deliberate Practice of Deeper Learning Skill

Article
Students at High Tech High Produced Spanish Books and Gave Them to Spanish Children to Practice their Use of the Language.
http://www.hightechhigh.org/unboxed/issue3/cards/8.php

Blog
Nurturing Collaboration: Five Strategies by Joshua Block.
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/nurturing-collaboration-5-strategies-joshua-block

Blog
P21 Discusses How to Develop a Digital Communication-Collaboration Mindset.
http://www.p21.org/news-events/p21blog/1517-bellanca-digital-collaboration-it-is-not-like-putting-on-your-shoes

Resource
New Tech’s Contract to Support Students Doing Group Work.
http://www.newtechnetwork.org/sites/default/files/resources/samplegroupcontract4.pdf

Video
Two Students Work Together on a Student-Created Project for an Authentic Audience.
https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/real-world-student-projects-hth

Video
Highlights the Power of Quality Work-Based Learning Opportunities on Student Learning.
http://www.connectedcalifornia.org/video/?video=workbased

Video
Performance as a Culminating Activity.
http://www.edweek.org/tm/section/teaching-channel/

Video
Using Socratic Seminars.
http://www.edweek.org/tm/section/teaching-channel/ http://www.edutopia.org/blog/resources-pbl-performance-assessment-bob-lenz

Video
Using Portfolio Defense to for Students to Demonstrate Their Learning Outcomes.
https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/success-portfolio-defense-eed

Video
Students at Normal Park Museum Magnet School Create Various Types of Museum-Style Exhibits to Demonstrate their Understanding of Academic Topics.
http://www.edutopia.org/practice/using-exhibits-assessment

Video
High School Students Reflect on Practicing the 21st Century Skills Needed for Personal and Workplace Success.

Video
David Olio, a High School AP English Teacher in South Windsor, CT Explains How He Uses a Critical-Friends Peer-Review Protocol to Help Students Learn to Revise and Edit their Writing.
http://www.edweek.org/tm/section/teaching-channel/

District Resources:

Article
Road Maps to Deeper Learning by Bernie Trilling.
This article presents a prism model of the deeper learning ecosystem, identifying the common themes of teaching and learning practices which have been successfully utilized to develop 21st century competencies.
http://www.p21.org/news-events/p21blog/1549-deeper-learning-a-new-model-of-transformation

Book
The Leader’s Guide to 21st Century Education: 7 Steps for Schools and Districts by Ken Kay and Valerie Hill.
A 7-step blueprint for districts to move forward in the quest to prepare students for the challenges of the 21st century.
http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/product/Leaders-Guide-to-21st-Century-Education-The-7-Steps-for-Schools-and-Districts/9780132117593.page#sthash.Juxc58zt.dpuf

Report
Ten Principles of Effective School Design that Lead to Deeper Learning by New Visions for Public Schools.
http://www.newvisions.org/page/-/Prelaunch%20files/PDFs/NV%20Publications/10principleslong.pdf

 

Deeper Learning: The Planning Guide Graphic Design and The Theory of Action Infographic by Carol Ehrlich.
http://www.presentationzones.com