We want our students to use previous knowledge to build new ideas, to remember what they learned, and to think flexibly with their learning to solve problems as they occur in real life. This means learning needs to be durable. How do we design learning experiences to last?
We believe that by planning a CARR (clear, accessible, rigorous, and relevant) curriculum and using durable routines (combining different learning structures, pathways, and help resources into a routine) that the learning process because durable or lasting for students.
Qualities of a Durable Learning Routine
Actively construct multiple explanations, seek novel interpretations or solutions, change direction or perspective, synthesize ideas, give up understanding to acquire new more agile thinking