Getting Off the Train in Italy
In Education Week's Learning Deeply blog, Chief Academic Officer Ron Berger emphasizes the importance of exploring ideas in depth through a story about his parents' trip to Europe. "Schools and classrooms that embrace Deeper Learning take seriously the idea that for learning to stick, students must have opportunities to engage intently in content and concepts. They must eat a real Italian meal in an extended evening in a sidewalk café, discussing life with local people, instead of grabbing a slice of pizza and a soda on the run." Read more here.