Find out about Deep Learning from Microsoft and download the resource they offer…


On July 5th, 2015 Microsoft announced the availability of DEEP LEADING (, a resource for K-12 School Leadership built as a downloadable OneNote Notebook. The resource was co-authored by Dr Maria Langworthy, the lead researcher for the ITL Research ( and Mark Sparvell, Microsoft. 

Teachers and Leaders will find DEEP LEADING valuable as:

  • A ‘conversation guide’ to facilitate deep learning conversations built around the 21CLD materials.
  • A collection of professional learning materials to build leader and teacher capacity to leverage digital to drive improvement. See this example in Sway for how one school is using this:
  • A different approach to improvement planning using an appreciative/strength-based approach.
  • A collection of ideas about BEST practice and NEXT practice using MSFT solutions.
  • A place to store critical conversations.
  • A resource to bend, shape and grow to suit YOUR NEEDS and YOUR CONTEXT.
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