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Purposeful Preparation for Graduation

Colleges today are requiring more and more of students who are entering into their programs; with the ultimate goal of preparing students to compete for high-level jobs at graduation. However, colleges are reporting that nearly half of all high-school students enter college unprepared. The resources included in this collection will help teachers and students alike be more prepared to enter college.
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Purposeful Preparation for Graduation
  • docplayer.net
    docplayer.net

    Practices and Programs That Prepare Students for College Graduation

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    Michelle Jennings says:
    The SEED foundation has developed a model to prepare low-income, first-generation college students in grades 6-12 for success in college.
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    gatesfoundation.org
    gatesfoundation.org
    Michelle Jennings says:
    From the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, this reasearch based approach to improving education serves to ensure that ALL students graduate from high school ready to succeed in college. Teachers can read about the strategy, areas of focus and ways to improve learning, and innovation. This is one of the most recent and relevant resources for improving graduation statistics.
  • educationworld.com
    educationworld.com

    Tomorrow's Workforce: What Students Need

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    Michelle Jennings says:
    Are your students prepared to compete for high-level, 21st-century jobs? This resource describes the top 5 skills needed for students to be successful as they enter the workforce. This would be another great resource for middle school teachers to use so that students are well prepared heading to high school.
  • Michelle Jennings says:
    This is an amazing, year by year guide for both high school students AND teachers. There are printable guides for each year of high school which act as both a checklist and what to expect the next school year. This service is completely free and both students AND teachers can sign up for a private account.
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    fastweb.com

    10 Steps Every Student Should Take to Prepare for Graduation

    6 minute read
    Michelle Jennings says:
    A great resource to share with your students to make sure they are ahead of the rest when graduation time comes. The teacher who shared this resource with me said she uses this as a checklist for her students and gives bonus points for each tip they complete before graduation.
  • Michelle Jennings says:
    This K-12 research report is a must read for any teacher preparing high school students for graduation. Middle school teachers as well could benefit from reading this report. Page three of this report lists career clusters, and what types of classes student entering these careers should take in high school. Pages 6-11 highlight educator implications and school-based levers for change.