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.
A recent report indicates that “80% or more of the professional development offered and participated in by teaching professionals failed to meet the federal definition.” The Center for Learning in Practice (CliP), created to design and educate about exemplary evidence-based professional development, pre-dates the report but targets the same problems it identifies. Our sustainable learning […]
Center for Learning in Practice to Launch Academy for Training Teachers of Refugees in Camps Around the World
We are excited to announce that we have recently launched The Center for Learning in Practice. Our vision is that every organization and every individual who works for global good will have access to high-value, high-impact, efficacious professional learning and knowledge networks, particularly in the education sector. Our mission is to improve professional learning and […]