article thumbnail

What Matters Gets Measured: Defining and Evaluating Student Goals

Defined Learning

Portrait of a Graduate (PoG) competencies — such as communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and problem-solving — are crucial for student success beyond school. Schools and districts must establish, measure, and assess PoG attributes and one easy way to do that is through Project-Based Learning.

article thumbnail

The Benefits of College and Career Readiness for Middle School Students

Defined Learning

(..)

educators

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Driving Student Outcomes Through Competency-Based Learning

Defined Learning

Learn how Linday Unified School District, a rural school district located in California, created and implemented a competency-based, project-based learning system with the help of Defined Learning.

article thumbnail

Becoming Financially Literate

Defined Learning

In many schools across the country, we are starting to see an increased focus on the importance of financial literacy. April is Financial Literacy Month, a time to focus on helping students to develop essential skills that will be an important part of their everyday life, not just in the future , but now.

Schooling 116
article thumbnail

Keeping Girls in STEM: 5 Engaging Math Projects

Defined Learning

Now that students are back in the school routine, it is the perfect time to ramp up the energy in your classroom with PBL. October 11 th is International Day of the Girl Child and it provides a good opportunity to make sure your female students are engaging in STEM and being exposed to STEM careers.

STEM 94
article thumbnail

Building Future Ready Skills through Defined Careers

Defined Learning

We continue to hear there is a skill deficiency for young adults coming out of high school and college. Yet, what specific skills are needed and how can learners build those skills in a meaningful way that will help them find their purpose and passion to drive success for the future?

article thumbnail

Essential Future-Ready Skills Developed Through PBL

Defined Learning

In most school districts standards and state-testing drive most curricula and classroom instruction, however, many leaders are incorporating a focus to help students succeed beyond school.