The push toward an increase in real-world learning experiences will continue in 2017. More and more schools are recognizing the value of closing the book (literally) in favor of practical learning. The question many are hoping to answer is, “What is the best way to provide such experiences for students?”

Authentic learning can take many forms. Vocational training and apprenticeships give students the freedom to discover and foster their passions. In addition to allowing students to test-drive careers, these real-world experiences also help schools establish relationships within their communities. These partnerships can lead to further collaboration down the road, with…

Opeyemi Motajo

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