Significant, relevant content that we wish the students to explore and know about, taking into consideration their prior experience and understanding.
Powerful ideas that have relevance within the subject areas but also transcend them and that students must explore and re-explore in order to develop a coherent, in-depth understanding.
Those capabilities that the students need to demonstrate to succeed in a changing, challenging world, which may be disciplinary or transdisciplinary in nature.
Demonstrations of deeper learning in responsible behavior through responsible action; a manifestation in practice of the other essential elements.
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