Deeper learning in other settings as a model for schools.

Written by Jal Mehta | February 8, 2017

The authors set out to write about powerful learning in core disciplinary classes, but found instead that those spaces were often full of passive and bored students, in contrast to extracurriculars like dance, theater, sports, newspapers, and more that were full of student passion and apprenticeship-style learning. They argue the need for purpose and audience, choice, community, interdependence, an “arc to learning,” apprenticeship type learning; overall, an approach that fosters mastery, creativity, and identity, and plays “the whole game at the junior level.”

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