What does Learning look like?

Examples of activities that would provide opportunities for young people to learn in other contexts include:

  • Initial and ongoing skills assessment, both formal and informal
  • Initial and ongoing career and vocational assessment, both formal and informal
  • Identification of one's learning styles, strengths, and challenges
  • Creation of a personal development plan
  • Contextualized learning activities such as service-learning projects in which youth apply academic skills to community needs
  • Monitoring of and accountability for own grades and creation of a continuous improvement plan based on grades and goals
  • Showcase of work highlighting a youth's learning experience - an essay, painting, algebra exam, etc.
  • Development of a formal learning plan that includes long- and short-term goals and action steps; group problem-solving activities
  • Preparation classes for GED, ACT, SAT, etc.
  • Peer tutoring activities that enhance the skills of the tutor and the student.

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