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Learner Profile: The Catalyst for Equipping Learners for Life

In the modern era of public education, often referred to as Education 3.0, it is imperative that young learners embody the Life Ready Skills necessary for success in the world outside of their school walls. A Learner Profile is the precise tool that emboldens communities and educational stakeholders to identify those necessary traits and develop the ideal learning opportunities for their students to be successful. Once created, districts can put a learner profile into action through a learning framework.

e2L Strategic Vision Methodology

The research base for e2L Strategic Vision methodology includes organizational culture gurus, thought leaders on strategic planning, and our own experience with over 200 districts. The methodology is grounded in backwards design, design thinking and culture-based change management. The process is collaborative, inclusive and actionable. The resulting Strategic Design Framework includes a set of shared beliefs, call to action, learner profile, learner outcomes, learning framework, strategies, goals, action plans and a five-year timeline of specific results.

Life-Ready is Future-Proof

Focusing on building Life Ready skills in today’s learners ensures the 16,000 or so hours learners invest in school is well-spent, college or career readiness is guaranteed, and that they leave high school confident to take on the future as it unfolds for each of them as individuals. No longer are jobs centered around solitary, repetitive tasks, but instead call for collaboration, multiple methods of communication, and innovation. e2L has curated 7 Life Ready Skills from the research on this topics. . It is one thing to know what these skills are and to understand that they are important to the future of every learner attending schools today; it is an entirely different thing to create a system prepared to provide the experience required.

Education is Life Itself

One classroom. One teacher. An average of 30 students per class. Deadlines. Curriculum. Pacing guides. Formal exams. Gaps. Grades and report cards. Add to that, the expectation that students must learn, “How to learn” in contrast to “What to learn”…

Preparing Students to be Ready for Life

The transition from adolescence to adulthood can be challenging. Imagine how difficult it would be to transition without the skills necessary to function in today’s society. Skills such as Communication, Collaboration, and a healthy Growth Mindset are just a few…

The Art of Feedback with eGROWE

No matter what field one is in and even in personal relationships, providing feedback and learning or developing new habits is an important and delicate process. These conversations should always result in growth. This can be difficult, however, without a…

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