Until March, students at MetWest High School in Oakland, Calif., were reporting to businesses and organizations twice a week to learn through real world internships. Down in New Orleans, students at Rooted School were taking classes in school to get certified in technical skills like 3D printing, AutoCAD, and the Adobe Suite.
While some schools offer experiential learning as optional programming, at MetWest and Rooted it is a core part of the model. In schools such as these, real world work experience, including visits to offices and meetings with mentors is a big part of learning…………………………………………………
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