Autonomy Rubric

The Autonomy Rubric included in this toolkit is one of several e2L rubrics provided to assist parents, teachers, and students in setting goals and assessing growth towards acquiring skills identified as desirable for college readiness and employability.

DIY: Campus Learning Environment

This "do-it-yourself" activity is one that we share with our e2L campuses, and helps leaders rethink the learning spaces of their campus in terms of what kinds of space are needed to best support authentic student engagement and collaborative problem-solving.

DIY: Classroom Learning Environment

This "do-it-yourself" activity helps teachers and leaders rethink the learning spaces of their classroom in terms of what kinds of spaces are needed to best support authentic student engagement and collaborative problem-solving.

DIY: Technology Plan for PBL/e2L

This "do-it-yourself" activity helps campus and district leaders think about what technology consideration and system need to be added or amended in order to best support the learning environment of PBL/e2L classrooms and campuses.

e2L Recommended Reading & Viewing List

This list contains some of our favorite thought leaders and can be utilized to begin conversations with community, conduct a book study or article study with staff or Board of Trustees, provide to parents to dig deeper into the literature so they are informed on the "why, what, and how" of educational change or just to study for yourself. Enjoy!

Education/Community Summit Presentation Template

This is the presentation template that can be used to facilitate education/community summits and/or forums. It provides a wonderful framework for soliciting feedback from your local community as to what they would like to see in their childrens' classrooms and campuses.

Engaging Education Video

This video provides a brief look back at the history of education in American in order to begin the dialogue about what we need to do to ensure our youth thrive in today's society.

Game Changers

Welcome to Game Changers! Click on the session name for access to resources from each session. September 2015 Google Session December 2015 Southwest Airlines Session February 2016 Whataburger Session This information is for Game Changer participants only. For more information about...

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 for Students

The student is invited to reflect on his/her learning style and preferences in this resource that provides information for the teacher to use in designing engaging and differentiated learning experiences.

Learning Style Tips for Home

This resource provides tips for parents to use to assist with creating a study environment at home that aligns to an individual student's learning style and preferences.

LIFe Ready Collaboration Rubric

A rubric is designed to define expectations for a particular learning standard. The rubric contains 4 progressive levels of concepts that foster mastery of each LIFe Ready Skill. Learners can use rubrics to set learning goals and track progress and...

Parent Orientation to Student-Centered Learning

Student-centered learning puts education into the hands of learners. This system of learning is innovation-focused and develops learners’ LIFe Ready skills. It’s been proven to decrease discipline referrals, increase student engagement, and prepare students for the economy of tomorrow. However,...

Provocative Prompts Protocol

This is an activity we use to facilitate in a leadership team or on a campus to think through the current social, economic, technological, environmental, and political landscape as we consider what we need to do in education to prepare students for the world in which we live. The protocol is intended to stimulate lively discussion and a better understanding of the challenges in our world as we create a learner profile or learner outcomes. The prompts can be interchanged with others from your favorite thought leaders.

Student and Teacher Learning Framework Roles

A student-centered learning framework is the key to preparing learners for the economy of today and tomorrow. But when our schools turn to student-centered learning, it can sometimes be difficult to understand student and teacher roles within the new learning...

Sunnyvale ISD 5th Graders Take Flight

This video highlights an integrated Engaged Learning Unit (ELU) at Sunnyvale MS where students learn about the history of hot air balloons and get to chance create and test their own balloons.

Supporting e2L Learners at Home

This resource is provided to give suggestions for parents to be able to ask questions, assist with problem-solving, and stay involved with student learning throughout the five steps of the e2L Learning Framework and standards mastery

Supporting Your Child’s Education At Home

We know that parents only want the best for their children. Learning doesn’t end with the classroom, and often students may raise questions about their education at home. Your child’s inquiry-based, differentiated learning environment may be different than the educational...

Unit Communication Template

The Unit Communication Template provides parents with information about each unit of learning including the standards for mastery, the due dates, what will be graded and when as well as a goal-setting and reflection piece to complete with students for each unit.