How Out-of-School Education Shapes Students

JAN 9, 2015 

Traditionally, learning in the U.S. has been home to school and back to home.

Educators widely agree different approaches are needed for each generation of learners. They also agree that means learning must occur in all aspect of a student’s life.

“We understand that students don’t stop learning at three o’clock,” said Cathy Lewis Long, co-founder and executive director of The Sprout Fund. “And learning continues in out-of-school time, it continues while they’re online, while they’re with their friends, while youth are at home. And what we really want to begin to think about is how we can create learning pathways to carry and extend that learning from the school building in and through the community.” Read Full Article