How Digital Learning Contributes to Deeper Learning

“How Digital Learning Contributes to Deeper Learning” by Carri Schneider and Tom Vander Ark is a white paper that examines how key aspects of personal digital learning – common standards, next-generation assessments, blended learning, and affordable devices – can provide deeper learning opportunities for students.

This paper identifies three primary ways that digital learning promotes deeper learning:

  • Personalized skill building in preparation for deeper learning (e.g., adaptive learning in the Learning Lab at Rocketship Elementary);
  • Schools and tools that foster deeper learning (e.g., project-based learning networks like New Tech); and
  • Extended access (e.g., access to quality courses and teachers online).

Download via Resources – Getting Smart.

Author: New York State DCDT

The New York DCDT strives to increase collaboration efforts in effective transition planning for individuals with disabilities by reducing the duplication of efforts and aligning resources and communication.

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