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.

Personalized Learning

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.

SEL & Mindset

Can Grit be Grown?

By: Jonathan E. Martin. Knowing the importance of grit is barely half the battle. What we really need to know is how to grow it in ourselves and others.

Future of Learning

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.

SEL & Mindset

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.