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Deeper Learning

Preparing children for an ever-changing world takes more than facts and figures. In fact, education should help all students develop the skills they need to shape their own future. And that means deeper learning experiences, both in the classroom and in the community.

That's why Massachusetts public schools are working together on a new way forward. One that will bring innovation to all classrooms, engage the whole community in learning, and redefine education so that it comes to life for every student. Because our children need more than business as usual. They need a new way of thinking — from all of us.


"When students are able to go deep in their learning, they turn every challenge into an opportunity to shine."

— Josue Anselme
Massachusetts public school student

What is Deeper Learning?

We know that students — in fact, all of us — do best when the learning is interactive, relevant, collaborative, and linked to high learning standards. Learn more.

Learn About the Pilot Program

The Kaleidoscope Collective for Learning pilot program will give individual schools and entire districts the chance to rethink teaching and learning. Learn more.

Support Deeper Learning

Government is sometimes a latecomer to innovation. In Massachusetts, we are turning that around, leading a statewide effort on deeper learning. Learn more.

Contact Us

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906

Voice: (781) 338-3000
TTY: (800) 439-2370


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