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  • NYC WBL Series 1

    1. 1. Work-Based Learning: Creating a plan Laura Fidler Instructional Manager, NAF laura@naf.orgLaura Fidler, Instructional
    2. 2. Today’s Objectives:Participants will gain an understanding of: what constitutes a work-based learning plan why it matters for your students how to create a work-based learning plan for their academy Goal: Academies submit WBL plan to be reviewed by Laura no later than April 5th, 2013
    3. 3. Looking Ahead…April 24th 1-4pm Partnership Development Strategies: DevelopingBusiness partnerships at your academiesSession 2 June 6, 2012Integrating your work-based learning planBusiness partner engagement strategiesAlternative work-based learning ideasAssessing and growing your work-based learning plan
    4. 4. What I Know: What I Want to What I Learned Know:
    5. 5. Reasons to Create aWork-Based Learning Plan1. Gain NYS CTE Program Approval2. Help ‘make the case’ for work-based learning as an effective instructional strategy3. Market your academy program to prospective students, business partners and colleges4. Give your students an edge in a tough economy
    6. 6. What is work-based learning?Term Category CharacteristicsWork-based learning is a continuum of That educational strategies
    7. 7. NAF DefinitionWork-based learning refers to a continuum of activities, both in and outside the classroom, that provide opportunities for students to connect what they are learning in the classroom to the world of work; to learn about careers and the education and training requirements for occupations within and across industries; to identify career interests and aptitudes, and to use the workplace for both learning and applying college- and career-readiness skills and knowledge.
    8. 8. Awareness of one’s own abilities and performance Core academic- Self-directed; takes initiative; resourcefulness content knowledge (e.g. English, mathematics, science, history, arts)Collaboration - Post-secondaryand teamwork context knowledge- Ethical (admissionsbehavior requirements,- Ability to work affording college, andwith diverse different collegeindividuals types) Core career content knowledge (e.g.-Critical and systemic thinking and problem solving knowledge specific to- Information literacy; Creativity and Innovation ; profession)Organizational/technology skills - Career context- Time management; Flexibility and adaptability knowledge (e.g.,- Communication (oral and written, listening and observation) pathway requirements and qualifications)
    9. 9. NYC Department of EducationCollege and Career Readiness Benchmarks
    10. 10. Core Academics and Career Knowledge Core Academics Career Knowledge Core academic content  Core career content knowledge knowledge Post-secondary context  Career context knowledge knowledge Provide an example of a work-based learning experience that can support the development of any of these skills
    11. 11. Foundational Skills for Post-Secondary and Career Success Critical and systemic thinking and problem solving Information literacy Creativity and Innovation Provide an example of a Organizational/technology skills work-based learning Time management experience that can Flexibility and adaptability Communication (oral and support the development written, listening and of any of these skills observation)
    12. 12. Interpersonal Skills and Self Management AbilitiesInterpersonal Skills Self Management Collaboration and  Awareness of one’s own teamwork abilities and performance Ethical behavior  Self-directed; takes Ability to work with initiative; resourcefulness diverse individuals Provide an example of a work-based learning experience that can support the development of any of these skills
    13. 13. WBL Continuum of activitiesCareer Awareness Career Exploration Career Preparation 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade – 12th Grade On-line career related College research College research programs such as Road Trip College visits College visits Academy recruitment presentations Nation or Career Builder Career Fairs (*AB) College & career fairs (*AB) Classroom speakers (*AB) Classroom speakers and team Community Job fairs (*AB) Field trips (*AB) teaching with industry School-based enterprises (*AB) College visits representatives (*AB) Virtual enterprises led by business Industry themed class Information interviews with person (*AB) projects (*AB) adults (*AB) Job shadow (*AB) Career Fairs (*AB) Job Shadow (*AB) Community speaking presentations (*AB) Accompany parents to work Industry based projects(*AB) Interviews with business (*AB) Aptitude and Interest Community planning projects Resume’ development (*AB) assessment such as Y-PLAN (Youth – Plan, Informational interviews (*AB) Learn, Act, Now) (*AB) Community resource mapping Community resource mapping (*AB) College applications Leadership Development Opportunities Work on industry certificates Culminating Internships (*AB)
    14. 14. Let’s try….• Draft your work-based learning plans• Groups share out their work
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    16. 16. What I Know: What I Want to Know What I Learned