Generation Do-It-Yourself or #GenDIY is a thought leadership campaign born out of a new generation building a global economy and experiences that are impact driven and entrepreneurial.
Over the past year, eduInnovation in partnership with Getting Smart and supported by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation crowdsourced 100+ contributions from various thought leaders, entrepreneurs, educators and advocates focused on supporting this new generation creating new pathways through education into careers they love. You can read more at Generationdoityourself.com.
Regardless of the instructional approach, teachers are tasked with creating a pathway to work for their students. Michael Niehoff
and countless other teachers are trying to unlock the magic of how we can maximize and optimize the internal desire to work.
There are many conversations today about 21st-century skills and what skills students may need for the future and how to drive their own learning. A look at how we could change the look of schools and learning as we all prepare for the uncertainty of the future of work and learning.
Readiness has become a popular way to describe the mission. Are our students ready? Many like college and career ready. Others like Future Ready. In Part 1 of Redefining Readiness, Michael Niehoff focused on Pedagogy and Courses. For Part 2, he explores new literacies.
According to GenDIY, people who have innovation mindsets possess qualities such as “perseverance, initiative, collaboration, tenacity, and curiosity.” How can classroom teachers give students opportunities to develop an innovation mindset and build these important skills? Jamie Back offers a few ideas.
By: Shannon Yang. Taking a gap year after graduating high school this year means taking ownership over my learning, rekindling the spark of my love to learn and ultimately preparing myself for success once I do attend to college and join the workforce.
With the emergence of new educational and training programs to suit the changing job market, what does a graduate profile look like? In this post, I look at PEW Research's recent report: The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training.
By: Nicole Howard. Summer bridge programs fill in the gap of being college ready, helping first-year, first-generation or any student looking for extra support in a new environment start out on a successful path.