Discuss Dr. Conley’s definition of college and career ready. What are the implications of thinking about readiness as sufficient knowledge and skills for students to pursue their aspirations? What are the drawbacks of this definition?
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills, an amalgam of national organizations and school districts, has developed its own framework that lays out the range of knowledge and skills that students will need for success in the future.
A report undertaken by the National Research Council that describes deeper learning in terms of the ability of learners to transfer what they learn in one context to another unfamiliar context.
The Hewlett Foundation defines Deeper Learning through six competencies: master core academic content, think critically and solve complex problems, communicate effectively, work collaboratively, learn how to learn, and develop academic mindsets.
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