Creating Equity by Closing the Learner Experience Gap

Download PDF   By: Dr. Kent Scribner, Superintendent Juan Cabrera, and Shannon K. Buerk   Abstract Why is it important that learners acquire “soft skills?” How are their classroom experiences in public schools nationwide addressing the issue of equity? Pervasive...

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.

Innovation and Coaching: The Keys to Successful Literacy and Life Ready Skills

At engage2learn, we recognize that early literacy development is crucial to the acquisition of reading and life ready skills; to best support all meaningful educational partners in this effort, including parents, teachers, and stakeholders alike, we believe that innovative literacy initiatives and job-embedded, professional coaching are the keys to a successful literate society.

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.

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.