Inside-out solutions are, in the long run, our best hope for achieving the educational opportunities our children deserve and that the well-being of our communities require.
Achieving opportunities for every student to experience deeper learning will require having teachers who can create these sorts of learning opportunities for their students.
Defining goals for deeper learning is an issue that will grow in salience as it moves from projects and academic debate into real decision-making for policies, programs, and practices.
In both international and U.S. studies, there is research correlating teachers' learning with and from each other with improving outcomes for our children.
Constructing deeper learning experiences requires clear learning goals and specific knowledge of the learners' needs.