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.
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.
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
The 2018 Understandings Continuum isintended to provide teachers and leaderswith a resource for planning high qualityinstruction, helping them to integrate keyteacher practices as part of daily instruction, build collective efficacy, promote car-ing relationships with students and to in-spire reflection throughout the instructionalprocess. Specifically, it provides a startingpoint and outlines a progression of the implementation of these key practices.
Check in on your pathway development progress using our Linked Learning Pathway Self-Study Tool. Your answers will help you visualize what you've accomplished, note areas you're making strides, and create an action plan to continue strengthening your program. This tool is intended to help you understand how you’re doing in relation to several important Linked Learning concepts. It is not a formal evaluation of your program’s certification progress.
Curriculum & Instruction, Pathway Improvement, Career-Technical Education, College & Career Readiness, Certification, Equity, Outcomes, Rigorous Academics, Student Supports, Work-Based Learning, Getting Started, Steps to Silver, Going for Gold, Continuous Improvement
Portfolio defense is a key component of the curriculum, requiring students to demonstrate their academic achievement by defending their learning to a panel of teachers and students. This step-by-step guide explains how to set up portfolio defense at a school.