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Bridging the K-12 and Higher Ed divide

From Ed Surge:

As experiential models gain momentum in K-12 education, what happens when these graduates who have been working with employers and immersed in authentic, real-world experiences move on to encounter the traditional, didactically oriented college and university system?

Corey Mohn, executive director of the Blue Valley Center for Advanced Professional Studies, a high school-level experiential learning program in the Kansas City metro area, refers to this scenario as “whiplash”–as students have already “fast-forwarded past high school, past college and into their first career.” He notes that it might be solved over time by continuing to send students who are experienced, curious self-advocates into the higher-education system. Click here to access the full article.