What Is Linked Learning?
Linked Learning provides technical courses integrated with rigorous academics, and combines career-based learning and real-world experiences to make daily learning relevant. Geared for high school students, career oriented pathways such as engineering, health care, law and social justice, and business expose students to possible college and career opportunities while addressing employer needs. For students, it answers the question, “Why do I need to learn this?” Linked Learning enhances options for ALL our students and ultimately fulfills the Fresno Unified mission of Preparing Career Ready Graduates.
Four Principles Of Linked Learning
- Rigorous academics that prepare students for success in college as well as apprenticeships and other post-secondary programs and employment
- Demanding technical courses through a cluster of classes emphasizing practical application
- Work-based learning in real-world workplaces, job shadowing, apprenticeships, internships, and professional and technical skill building opportunities
- Personalized student support services including counseling and supplemental instruction in reading, writing, and math to help students master rigorous academic, professional, and technical skills