SUSTAINABLE LEARNING FRAMEWORK
The Sustainable Learning Framework is grounded in established learning and change models, drawing on elements which have been empirically proven to improve outcomes. Thus, its elements are not new. What is new is the weaving and integration of these proven strategies into a new fabric, one that might be reliably used to accomplish critical objectives at scale.
Principles of the Sustainable Learning Framework
- Sustainability and Scale are two sides of the same coin
- Practice Mastery matters most
- Deep Learning – Reflection on Practice and on Actionable Data – is essential to informed action
Features of the Sustainable Learning Framework
Processes – Sustainable Learning Loops drive activities that serve to keep the learning environment viable and adaptive. They are the feedback system of Sustainable Learning and involve the distinct stages of a feedback loop.
Building Blocks are the Design Elements necessary to create productive learning spaces.
Discovery is the application of new algorithms that enhance the speed, scale, depth, distance, and complexity of work. Discovery leverages Digital Affordances, opportunities created by working online that amplify and enhance all aspects of the Sustainable Learning Framework.
November 2018 We are pleased this month to issue a call for “Letters of Intent” for the evaluation of our Refugee Educator Academy pilot foundations course. Please submit your interest here or share the link with innovative education program evaluators in your Network. Thanks for your help in spreading the word. This month I am […]
By Julie Kasper, Refugee Educator Academy Program Manager—Hechinger Report—October 22, 2018— It’s easy during the current heated U.S. election season to miss reports on devastating national events, like the news that the Trump administration has cut the number of refugees the nation will admit to 30,000 or fewer in the current fiscal year, its lowest level in […]