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Apprenticeships for youth now have national momentum (Part 2)

Da’Sean Harrison, 22, has ambitions to be a general contractor, a master of all trades. Now working on a construction job in the Seattle area, he marvels over the skills of one worker he and … Read the rest

Apprenticeships for youth now have national momentum (Part 1)

By Ray Glier, youthtoday.org

Da’Sean Harrison, 22, has ambitions to be a general contractor, a master of all trades. Now working on a construction job in the Seattle area, he marvels over the skills of one worker he and his … Read the rest

Spark: Integrating Mentoring and Connected Learning

Sarah Schwartz - The Chronicles of Evidence-Based Mentoringby Sarah Schwartz

As described in an earlier post, connected learning is learning that is interest-driven, socially-embedded, and academically-oriented. In this post, I wanted to highlight Spark, an innovative program serving middle school students that is integrating mentoring Read the rest