Deep learning is doable: Four strategies to make learning meaningful in any setting

JAN 21, 2020

In this webinar recording, we'll cover:

  • 1

    Consider what is “deep learning,” why it is needed, and how does it differs from superficial learning

  • 2

    Learn 4 strategies to support deeper learning and avoid “coverage”

  • 3

    Receive ready-to-use text sets in support of each strategy

Speaker Details

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Jay McTighe

Educational Author and Consultant

Jay brings a wealth of experience developed during a rich and varied career in education. He served as director of the Maryland Assessment Consortium, a state collaboration of school districts working together to develop and share formative performance assessments. Well known for his work with thinking skills, Jay has coordinated statewide efforts to develop instructional strategies, curriculum models, and assessment procedures for improving the quality of student thinking. In addition to his work at the state level, Jay has experience at the district level in Prince George’s County, Maryland, as a classroom teacher, resource specialist, and program coordinator.

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Harvey Silver

President of Silver Strong & Associates and Thoughtful Education Press

An experienced educator, presenter, and coach, Silver has conducted thousands of workshops for schools, districts, and state education organizations throughout the United States. He was the principal consultant for the Georgia Critical Thinking Skills Program and the Kentucky Thoughtful Education Teacher Leadership Program. Silver is the author of several articles and books on instructional tools and strategies, including: The Core Six, The Strategic Teacher, The Strategic Teacher PLC Guide Series, So Each May Learn, and Teaching What Matters Most.

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Dan Cogan-Drew

Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer, Newsela

Dan brings twenty-plus years of professional experience spent working towards a more perfect union of teaching, learning and technology. Prior to Newsela, Dan was the founding Director of Digital Learning at Achievement First Public Charter Schools, where he spearheaded the integration of digital learning technologies across the network. He began his education career in Teach for America and went on to teach in public and private schools, as well as in the US Navy. He holds degrees from Wesleyan University, Brown University, and Tufts University.

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