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As a hub for the Linked Learning movement, the Alliance offers research, stories, and tools that help people understand the impact of Linked Learning and implement this approach at high levels of quality.

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Linked Learning and Community Schools

Preparing all Students for College, Career, and Civic Life

This brief provides an overview of these two approaches and describe a framework for bringing the Linked Learning and community schools together at the high school level so that all students, particularly those in communities that have been historically marginalized, are on a path to postsecondary success.

Curriculum & Instruction, Research, Equity, General, Partnerships, Rigorous Academics, Student Supports, Getting Started

This guidebook recognizes the unique expertise and experience of faculty and educational master candidates who have committed to the hard work of transforming the high school experience for students using the Linked Learning approach. The chapters in this guidebook provide a variety of insights from secondary and post-secondary educators involved in work associated with Linked Learning implementation.

Curriculum & Instruction, Pathway Improvement, Career-Technical Education, College & Career Readiness, Equity, General, Lessons Learned, Postsecondary, Rigorous Academics, Student Supports, Workforce Development, Work-Based Learning, Getting Started

February 2021

A recording of Keep Us Linked: Young People Share Insights on the Student Experience During COVID 19 from January 28, 2021.

Stories, Webinars, College & Career Readiness, COVID19, Equity, Policy, Rigorous Academics, Student Supports, Workforce Development, Work-Based Learning

November 2020

Resources from the November 18, 2020 Attending to Student Supports and Social Emotional Learning webinar.

Webinars, Student Supports

November 2020

Slides from the November 18, 2020 webinar Attending to Student Supports and Social Emotional Learning During COVID-19

Webinars, COVID19, Student Supports

November 2020

Recording of the November 18, 2020 webinar Attending To Student Supports And Social And Emotional Learning During Covid-19.

Webinars, Student Supports

October 2020

Use this document to determine key steps and considerations for designing a Linked Learning pathway. We have included links to the Linked Learning standards for each of the steps and relevant resources/examples related to that step. As you begin designing a Linked Learning pathway, please note that these are not necessarily sequential steps and will vary based on the context.

Pathway Improvement, Career-Technical Education, Certification, College & Career Readiness, Equity, General, Outcomes, Rigorous Academics, Student Supports, Work-Based Learning, Getting Started, Steps to Silver

October 2020

The Pathway Improvement Toolkit is designed for pathway teams at all levels looking to improve the opportunities to engage youth, transform systems, and advance equity. The toolkit includes the following resources:

  1. This User Guide, which offers detailed support for using the toolkit.
  2. A Self-Study Tool, with step-by-step guidance and questions to help you capture a meaningful picture of your pathway’s successes and areas for improvement.
  3. An Action Planning Template, designed to support your team’s analysis of the Self-Study Tool results and to plan for improvement.

Pathway Improvement, Career-Technical Education, Certification, Equity, Outcomes, Rigorous Academics, Student Supports, Work-Based Learning, Getting Started, Steps to Silver, Going for Gold, Continuous Improvement

A new analysis from The Linked Learning Alliance and The Alliance for Excellent Education shows that the students who could benefit the most from Linked Learning are also the least likely to have the internet & devices needed to experience it from home.

Research, COVID19, Equity, Outcomes, Partnerships, Policy, Student Supports