LAUSD Linked Learning
All students will graduate as efficacious, worldly-wise, influential, and adaptable citizens prepared to succeed in their educational and career paths and to improve the quality of life in their communities.
We build the capacity of educators and community to integrate rigorous student-driven academics, career applied skills, work-based learning, and personalized supports.
LAUSD Linked Learning Graduate Profile
Linked Learning in LAUSD is a rigorous approach to education with high expectations of every student.
Our goal is for each graduate of a Linked Learning Pathway within LAUSD to be:
ALL LINKED LEARNING
FOUR CORE COMPONENTS:
A curriculum that includes the English, mathematics, science, history, and foreign language courses that prepare students to transition, without remediation, to the state’s community colleges and universities, as well as to apprenticeships and formal employment training programs.
Students gain the knowledge and skills that can give them a head start on a successful career - right in their own classrooms.
Students are given opportunities for mentoring and job shadowing and move into intensive internships, school-based enterprises, or virtual apprenticeships.
Services such as counseling and supplemental instruction in reading, writing, and mathematics that help students master the advanced academic and technical content necessary for success in college and career.
Demonstrate grit and perseverance
Develop and revise personal & professional growth plan to capitalize on strengths and address areas of growth
Set, review, revise and meet short- and long-term goals and deadlines, making appropriate use of family, community and professional resources
Collaborate productively in diverse groups to make decisions and achieve common goals
Demonstrate a reflective, flexible and dynamic mindset
Think critically and creatively using knowledge and skills from a variety of disciplines
Identify and solve challenges using a cohesive, efficient and revisable plan of action
Participate in civics and engage in local community service
Display awareness of and respect for diverse cultures
Understand the finite nature of our universal resources and utilize sustainable practices
Demonstrate awareness of global economic needs and the respective careers and skills to serve them
Communicate persuasively using multiple mediums and 21st century tools
Develop and sustain positive relationships
Interpret social and emotional cues as needed for active listening and effective dialogue
Design innovative technical and artistic creations appropriate for specific audiences and purposes
A Quick Overview of the Linked Learning Approach