The Critical Importance of Deep Learning for Students

Podcast: Teacher Union Reform Network of AFT & NEA Locals & Partners (TURN)

Voices from the Field (40 minutes)

In this episode, Michael Fullan is interviewed by Jo Anderson, co-executive director of the Consortium for Educational Change. Michael discusses the right drivers and the wrong drivers in education and how using the right drivers like collaboration and capacity building are the keys to student success. He discusses the coherence framework from his book, Coherence that he coauthored with Joanne Quinn, and how that system approach can lead to success for teachers and students. Michael also shares how deep learning is impactful for students, but especially impactful for students who are disconnected from school.

CEC is working to pull school cohorts together around pedagogy and deep learning. To learn more about how your school or schools can join a cohort, please visit the CEC website at For more information about CEC or TURN, visit cecweb.orgor

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