At the LDC/MDC Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas, LDC’s Abigail Hammer got the chance to sit down with Larry Newsom, a principal at Bismarck High School, and Meghan Able, an English Language Arts teacher at Stuttgart High School and 2016 Arkansas Teacher of the Year, to talk about how they have used LDC in their schools.
In this second article from our two-part blog series, Catherine Wedgwood from Getting Smart speaks with Amy Spicer, Director of Professional Learning for The Colorado Education Initiative (CEI), about the Common Assignment Study in Colorado and how LDC CoreTools plays an integral part in the work.
Deeper Learning: Improving Student Outcomes for College, Career, and Civic Life, a new brief by researchers at the Education Policy Center at American Institutes for Research (AIR) that discusses the need for students to build competencies for success in education and the workforce, presents experiences and contexts for improving student achievement and engaging students in "deeper learning."
The brief lists five strategies that are perfect settings for LDC tasks.
Renee Boss is Initiative Director for The Fund for Transforming Education, which seeks out innovative education solutions that can lead to greater success for all Kentucky students. In collaboration with The Colorado Education Initiative, the organizations recently concluded the Common Assignment Study.