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Contextual Learning Project Resources

A listing of resources to support planning and developing Contextual Learning Projects.


FRAMEWORKS HIGHLIGHTED IN THE CONTEXTUAL LEARNING PROJECTS

Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks
Read about the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.
http://www.doe.mass.edu/frameworks/

Connecting Activities/Work-Based Learning
Read about the Massachusetts Work-Based Learning Plan and browse examples of work-based learning job descriptions and skills.
Website: http://www.doe.mass.edu/connect
Examples and resources: http://www.skillspages.com

Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Learn about the Partnership for 21st Century Skills and read about the 21st Century Skills Framework and browse resources.
Website: http://www.21stcenturyskills.org
View: Framework and Curriculum Design Resources


NYLC Service Learning Standards for Quality Practice

K-12 Service Learning Standards for Quality Practice: Principles of Effective Practice from the National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC)
http://www.nylc.org/pages-resourcecenter-downloads-K_12_Service_Learning_Standards_for_Quality_Practice?emoid=14:803


MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION WEBSITE RESOURCES:

SSCE
Learn more about the ESE SSCE Unit.
Website: http://www.doe.mass.edu/ssce

Academic Support Program
http://www.doe.mass.edu/as/

Community Service Learning Project Related Ideas
http://www.doe.mass.edu/csl/grades.html

ESE Community Service Learning Site
http://www.doe.mass.edu/csl/info.html?section=I

21st Century Learning Center's Promising Practices
http://www.doe.mass.edu/21cclc/practices/


OTHER CURRICULUM RESOURCES

Open Courseware Consortium
Free and open digital educational materials organized as courses from multiple universities across the nation and the world.
http://ocwconsortium.org/

Curriki.org
A website where content is created and shared by members.
http://www.curriki.org

Thinkfinity.org
Thinkfinity.org is the cornerstone of Verizon Foundation's literacy, education and technology initiatives.
http://www.thinkfinity.org