Designing and Implementing a Student-Centered ELO Program (Video Tool Suite)

This Students at the Center Hub video takes a look at the complex process of implementing a successful extended learning opportunity (ELO) in a student-centered high school. Follow the students and staff at the ELO program at Highlander Charter School as they explore the logistical side of anytime/anywhere learning and discuss what it can take to get students out of the classroom and into the workplace.

Designing and Implementing a Student-Centered ELO Program (full video)

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Designing and Implementing a Student-Centered ELO Program: 10:32

Designing and Implementing a Student-Centered ELO Program: Module 1, Creating an ELO Program: 1:34

What is an ELO? Dive into this first module and examine the ELO program at Highlander Charter School.

Designing and Implementing a Student-Centered ELO Program: Module 2, Designing the ELO Experience: 3:24

At Highlander Charter School, community mentors are critical to a successful ELO program. This module discusses the role of mentors in supporting students in the learning process. What responsibilities do individuals have within an ELO experience? What skills should ELO mentors possess?

Designing and Implementing a Student-Centered ELO Program: Module 3, Connecting ELOs with Academics: 2:17

This module looks at how ELOs are tied with academics at Highlander. What strategies ensure students are actively reflecting on their ELO experiences?

Designing and Implementing a Student-Centered ELO Program: Module 4, Managing the Logistics: 1:24

What are the logistics that go into implementing an ELO program? In this module, Highlander staff offer their insight on overcoming the barriers that a new ELO program might face.

Designing and Implementing a Student-Centered ELO Program: Module 5, Learning for the 21st Century: 2:42

Finally, this module explores the various skills and outcomes that come from students participating in an ELO experience.

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