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Deeper Learning Digest: Lessons in Deeper Learning

This week’s digest features lessons in deeper learning from a special education teacher, expansion of career and technical education opportunities in Memphis, guiding steps to move to competency-based education, and an upcoming Twitter chat.   Lessons in Deeper Learning from a Special Education Teacher  Wendi Sussman, a special education teacher from STRIVE Prep – Federal in Denver, Colorado, understands the need for a more personalized learning experience. Her students each have a unique set of needs and learning styles, which requires vison setting, instructional planning, and support from other staff members.   But Sussman doesn’t limit lessons to academics. She…

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Deeper Learning Digest: Internships Prep High School Students for Careers

This week’s digest features a Twitter chat about how to bring more workforce experiences to high school students, why technology alone is not enough to make classrooms centers of 21st century learning, and the benefits of student project exhibitions. Twitter Conversations: Workforce Experience for High School Students How can we better link the classroom to the workplace? How can an employer start a high school internship program? These and other similar questions were posed in a Twitter chat hosted by Boston PIC, a nonprofit organization that connects businesses with communities,…

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