Focus on deep learning and thinking, rather than accumulating knowledge, leads students and educators to creating new knowledge, understanding and independent thinking. Learners feel a sense of efficacy and empowerment. It’s about depth and sharing ideas in a safe environment so they can be improved. Technology is a tool that accelerates the learning. It is not an end in itself. Mag Gardner shares the perspective of one superintendent who saw learning communities work through the challenges and benefit from the struggle.