Practice Brief

EdPrepLab as a Learning Community

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Jessica Charles, Rebecca Cheung, Jennifer Robinson, and Rebecca Rufo-Tepper
March 2020 | Bank Street Graduate School of Education
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EdPrepLab network members from across the country have partnered to form inquiry groups—each composed of a cross- or intra-institutional team—focused on collaboratively exploring a topic related to deeper learning and equity. This brief reviews the proposals of each group and highlights the line(s) of inquiry, scope of work, and intended outcomes of each project. The inquiry topics are as follows:

  • Preparing Teachers to Support Deeper Learning in Highly Stressed Schools by Peabody College, Vanderbilt University 
  • Deeper Learning in School Administrator Preparation Programs by the University of Colorado, Denver, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
  • Creating a Critical Friends Network to Prepare Anti-Racist, Socially Just Teachers and Leaders by Montclair State University, the University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of California, Berkeley 
  • Faculty Development for Equity by Bank Street Graduate School of Education, Alverno College, High Tech High, and San Francisco Teacher Residency 
  • Mapping Deeper Learning Pedagogies in Teacher Education by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Trinity University, and the University of Colorado, Denver
  • Relational and Micropolitical Dimensions of Deeper Learning in Teacher Education Programs by the University of Chicago, the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Colorado, Boulder

Recent Resources

Webinars
The High Tech High Graduate School of Education Research Team
Policy Reports
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Research Reports
Linda Darling-Hammond & Maria E. Hyler