SEL & Mindset
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is the deliberate commitment to including a framework of essential skills and dispositions that complement academics but historically have not been a part of curricular design. Learners acquire and effectively apply the skills necessary for self-regulation or managing and talking about emotions, forming relationships, setting goals and demonstrating empathy during their learning.
The Rollercoaster of Career Choice: From Aspiring Physicist to Social Entrepreneur
By: Omar Bawa. Members of GenDIY may not find a direct career path, but the knowledge they gain along the journey will eventually benefit them, whatever their final destination ends up being.
Taking Global Education Beyond the Classroom
By: Mark Otter. VIF International Education is expanding beyond the classroom to introduce more students to global education with its relaunch of New Global Citizens after-school programming.
5 Keys to Successfully Start Your Career
By: Cary J. Green, PhD. You learn in the classroom and through real world experience, but soft skills will increase your effectiveness as you enter the workforce. Here are five valuable soft skills to know to begin a successful career.
Personalizing Post High School Readiness
By: Jennifer Ghidiu. The question of how to best set up our students for success in life is not a question of getting them access to college. The most important question is what individual pathway is best for each student.
Take Charge of Your Learning: Passions and Career Interests Will Follow
By: Matt Schultz. The old age theory of "learning by doing' lends students real world experience to understand what their future career passions and interests are.
Next Generation Career Pathways: A Manufacturing Case Study
In this paper, we assert that new market demands are shaping next generation career and technical education opportunities. The rise of anywhere, anytime learning and competency-based approaches provides the opportunity for Career and Technical Education programs to lead the way in terms of applying blended, competency-based education in practical ways.
Personalizing and Guiding College & Career Readiness
A DLN Smart Series paper that offers details on processes, existing tools and best practices for creating a system of student guidance and support.
Infographic: College and Career Readiness GPS for Every Student
This infographic previews the next DLN Smart Series paper, “Core & More: Guiding and Personalizing College & Career Readiness” being released Thursday.
Defining (and Driving) Collaboration
By: Jordan Lippman. In today's world, both employers and educational institutions place a high value on soft skills that are transferable across professional, academic, and social situations. One of the most frequently cited skills is collaboration.