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Generation Do-It-Yourself or #GenDIY is a thought leadership campaign born out of a new generation building a global economy and experiences that are impact driven and entrepreneurial. Over the past year, eduInnovation in partnership with Getting Smart and supported by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation crowdsourced 100+ contributions from various thought leaders, entrepreneurs, educators and advocates focused on supporting this new generation creating new pathways through education into careers they love. You can read more at Generationdoityourself.com.

GenDIY

Home Series GenDIY
Generation Do-It-Yourself or #GenDIY is a thought leadership campaign born out of a new generation building a global economy and experiences that are impact driven and entrepreneurial. Over the past year, eduInnovation in partnership with Getting Smart and supported by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation crowdsourced 100+ contributions from various thought leaders, entrepreneurs, educators and advocates focused on supporting this new generation creating new pathways through education into careers they love. You can read more at Generationdoityourself.com.

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Taking Charge of My Own Learning

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By: Shannon Yang. Taking a gap year after graduating high school this year means taking ownership over my learning, rekindling the spark of my love to learn and ultimately preparing myself for success once I do attend to college and join the workforce.

EdTech 10: Leadership Lessons

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This election season has been exciting and made many of us consider the attributes of leadership we admire most. This week's top ten stories show examples of the kind of leadership we admire.

Novelty & Complexity: 13 Youth Onramps

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The world is getting more complex, and globalization makes every sector more competitive. Here are 13 ways teachers can prepare students for the novelty and complexity they will face in a new world.

Generation Do-It-Yourself (GenDIY) Toolkit: Stories to Inspire You and Tools to Get You Started

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GenDIY is a thought leadership campaign born out of a new generation building a global economy and experiences that are impact driven and entrepreneurial.

Setting First-Year, First-Generation College Students on the Bridge to Success

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By: Nicole Howard. Summer bridge programs fill in the gap of being college ready, helping first-year, first-generation or any student looking for extra support in a new environment start out on a successful path.

Choosing Camp Counseling for Career Readiness

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By: Olivia Waldron. This summer, instead of taking on the typical office internship, I chose to become a camp counselor and ended up learning many real life skills still applicable to college and career readiness.

Developing Minds Ready for the Innovation Economy

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The best preparation to help today's students to succeed in a future innovation economy would be non-routine assignments requiring the application of knowledge to challenging problems--also known as project-based learning.

Redefining Career Readiness for an Uncertain Future

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By: Katherine Prince. The world of work is changing rapidly, and those changes will have big implications for how we approach learning and what our education system aims to achieve.

Building Your Personal Brand Through Social Impact

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By: Jeff Edmondson. There are so many ways for an individual to express their individuality, so I encourage #GenDIYers to really set themselves apart and build their personal brand through collective impact in their community.

Introducing the ‘Selfie’ Generation to the Real World

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By: Sébastien Turbot. With an education system in place that no longer prepares our current students for real-world success, I find project-based learning to be an effective solution.

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