Veteran teacher Andrew Lerario talks to Alec about “sharing the cognitive load” with students, and treating the project as a shared journey you go on together. He also talks about doing rocket science with high schoolers.
Brandon Wiley has been a part of Deeper Learning from the beginning. In this episode he gives his perspective on how the Deeper Learning group came together and developed, and how to bring Deeper Learning into your school.
Veteran PBL teacher Brian Delgado explains the power of thinking about the first time you do a project as a “first draft,” and unpacks a phrase coined by High Tech High cofounder Rob Riordan: “Let the experience be the text.”
Rochelle Gutiérrez, a professor of curriculum and instruction at the University of Illinois specializing in mathematics, talks about reconnecting math to our lived experience, and sharing the world’s rich history of different approaches to mathematics with kids.
This is a guest episode from Taking Off the Mask, a podcast that provides men a space to have conversations about life, challenges, joys, heartbreak, dreams, failures, and whatever is ready to be revealed.
Stacey Caillier sat down with Sofi Frankowski, Dana Diesel, and Taqwanda Hailey to talk about their organization, Schools that Lead, which runs networked improvement communities of schools across North Carolina.
In this keynote from the 2023 Deeper Learning Conference, hear a story from Walter Cortina, 19, founded Bridgemakers when he was still in high school. Check out what he did, how he did it, and who helped him out along the way.
In this keynote from the 2023 Deeper Learning Conference, hear from LA Region South Superintendent Andre Spicer, who tells about what was missing from his own education, and how he’s making sure every kid in his district gets what he didn’t.
Last year, 14 high school seniors took part in C3 Mobility DAO, a summer program created by the High Tech High Graduate School of Education’s CARPE Collaborative with a very specific goal: to help students from underrepresented populations navigate the transition from high school to community college, and then from community college to a four year university. To achieve this, the DAO used a secret weapon: college students
High Tech High Graduate School of Education Director of Liberation Michelle Pledger talks to Stanford D.School’s Laura McBain about how the Deeper Learning conference came about, and what it takes to help conference-goers EXPERIENCE deeper learning, rather than just talking about it.
Adelric McCain (Network for College Success) and Xiomara Padamsee (Promise 54) explore the intersections of equity and improvement while sharing stories, wisdom and wobbles from their own journeys to integrate the two.
Eduard is the Director-General of the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology, the chair of the center for UNESCO in Catalonia. And this is striking because Eduard did really, really badly in school, but he thrived in scouting…
High Tech High Mesa Instructional Coach David Roney explains how his colleagues designed August PD to put projects front and center, so teachers were ready to launch their projects on day one of school.
Anjel and sam met 20 years ago as student and teacher. This co-keynote about deeper learning, hip hop culture, design thinking + community will amplify over two decades of learning together and leave you ready to do the work as you return to your context.
Stacey Caillier talked to Network for College Success’s Adelric “Del” McCain and Sarah Howard about how Chicago Public schools increased their “on track to graduate” rates from 61% to 89% in ten years. The secret? “Fix the system, not the kids”
Alec talks to Jean Kluver and Jeff Robin, co-authors of Changing the Subject: Twenty Years of Projects at High Tech High, about how they wrote the book, what they learned from it, and how they hope schools will use it.
Doctoral candidates in Western Carolina University Education Leadership Program need to design and run actual school improvement projects in order to get their degrees. Here’s what happened when four of them asked “how can we make sure principals are better prepared when they start their jobs?”
This episode is recorded live from the 2022 Deeper Learning conference with David TC Ellis, who as a rapper is known for his work with Prince, and as an educator is the founder of High School for Recording Arts in St. Paul Minnesota.
Wagner Marseille didn’t like school much when he was a kid. When he became a superintendent, he decided to try something a little different, by creating project-based program within a 130-year-old public high school.
A conversation about why more engaging learning tends to happen in electives and extracurriculars than during “core classes”, and how what we can learn from these “peripheral” classes, teams, and clubs.