Welcome to Iowa Public Television! If you are seeing this message, you are using a browser that does not support web standards. This site will look much better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device. Read more on our technical tips page.

Iowa Public Television

 
  • PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour | Teachers Embrace 'Deep Learning,' Teaching Practical Skills | PBS

Duration: 08:52
Program: PBS NewsHour #10553
Broadcast Date: Jan. 30, 2013

Special correspondent John Tulenko looks at some charter schools that institute real world applications into lesson plans and emphasize the importance of improvement over intelligence. The schools are less interested in testing but rather making sure students have the life skills they need once they leave the classroom.

Tags:

Topics:

Post Date: January 30, 2013