Work-Based Learning Resources

Welcome to the Work-Based Learning (WBL) resources page. Please use this website to get some ideas, answers and inspiration for implementing Work-Based Learning in your classroom. The website is broken up into the following sections:

  • Work-Based Learning: An overview of what work based learning means in our context.

  • Today: Build Skills - Quick and easy things that you can implement into any classroom today. Setting a foundation for employment and success in a work based environment.

  • Tomorrow: Determine quality of WBL system - More focused career exploration resources as well as defining what high-quality work looks like and sharing examples of how to connect this to different content courses.

  • Envision: Looking at peers - A resource for exploring exemplars and some tips and tricks for getting there with your own program.



All the items below are links that can take you to additional resources.

WORK-BASED LEARNING OVERVIEW

Today: Below are some tools that you can apply in the classroom today.

Building students essential skills

Building students essential skills

Ideas for integration into different content coutses

Ideas for integration into different content coutses

Tomorrow: Determine quality of WBL system - These resources are more focused career exploration resources. There are also resources for defining what high-quality work looks like and examples of how to connect this to different content courses.

Career Exploration Resources

Career Exploration Resources

Resources for examining quality

Resources for examining quality

Envision: Looking at peers - These are resources for exploring exemplars in RI and some tips and tricks for getting there with your own program.

Youth Build Program

Youth Build Program

FabNewport Makerspaces

FabNewport Makerspaces

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at The Met High School

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at The Met High School

DownCity Design

DownCity Design

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Call to Action!

Do you have a work-based learning exemplar that you want to share?

Do you have additional feedback or ideas you would like to contribute?