Students will earn ‘digital badges’ demonstrating new science skills

Wednesday May 25th, 2016 | EdSource
Students at the Del Lago Academy are not just going for a good grade in their biochemistry class. They’re also trying to earn “digital badges” they hope will land them internships in the region’s burgeoning biotech… ... Read Full Article

SeaWorld Ocean Link Lab encourages self-exploration

Wednesday May 25th, 2016 | San Diego Workforce Partnership
SeaWorld’s new Ocean Link Lab encourages San Diego middle school students to explore the ocean, as well as themselves, during a day-long experience at the park. ... Read Full Article

Long Beach Unified, Port of Long Beach to start new international trade program

Monday May 23rd, 2016 | Press-Telegram
Cabrillo High School students who live in the shadow of the Port of Long Beach – one of the world’s busiest seaports – will have an opportunity next year to start on a path that… ... Read Full Article

Linked Learning partners honored

Wednesday May 18th, 2016 | Visalia Times-Delta
Industry partners who have provided vision, leadership and have helped to create work-based learning experiences for local students will be recognized by INNOVATE Tulare-Kings in partnership with the Tulare-Kings Linked Learning Consortium. ... Read Full Article

Creating the “Win-Win” for Schools and Employers: Lessons from Los Angeles

Friday May 13th, 2016 | American Youth Policy Forum
Part of what it takes to ensure students are college and career ready is to provide students with hands-on, workplace learning opportunities to enrich their academic experience. ... Read Full Article

YCSD celebrates Odyssey of the Mind, Linked Learning, ECEC and more

Thursday May 12th, 2016 | News Mirror
Students, staff and volunteers were celebrated recently during a night of recognition at a Yucaipa-Calimesa School District board meeting. ... Read Full Article

BLOG: THE EDUCATED REPORTER ‘Linked Learning’ the Focus of Innovative High School

Wednesday May 11th, 2016 | Education Writers Association
Like many of their counterparts across the country, 10th graders at the School of Business and Tourism, part of the Miguel Contreras Learning Complex near downtown Los Angeles, read To Kill a Mockingbird. ... Read Full Article

Visalia Medical Clinic gives students first hand look at medical field

Wednesday May 11th, 2016 | Visalia Times-Delta
Mt. Whitney freshman Nick Magana aspires to become a sports medicine physician, hopefully for the Denver Broncos football team. ... Read Full Article

Linked Learning grads cross the ‘bridge’ to Cal State LA

Tuesday May 10th, 2016 | LAUSD Daily
Helping incoming freshman “bridge the gap” between high school and college, Cal State Los Angeles mentors recently welcomed students from L.A. Unified’s Linked Learning Pathways for the first of four sessions designed to welcome them to… ... Read Full Article

Sweet! Oxnard students compete for best dessert [VIDEO]

Monday May 2nd, 2016 | Ventura County Star
It wasn’t the crowd of about 50 people that worried Ana Sanchez of Oxnard High School; it was the fear of blood. “I don’t want to cut myself. I don’t want to mess up at all,”… ... Read Full Article