Work-Based Learning For Every Student, Everywhere
 
 
 

Work-Based Learning Experiences for STEM, CTE & CS Classrooms

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Couragion Pathways

Aspirational Career Exploration For Students Grades 4 - 16

Couragion Pathways

Description:  Through an interactive student-led journey, Couragion identifies ‘best fit’ careers that inform and inspire students. Couragion Pathways builds awareness of the opportunities available to students, expands their career interests, maps relevance of their near term coursework to career pathways, and facilitates the creation of action plans and accomplishments tracked in their digital portfolios.

With Couragion Pathways, students engage with relatable role models who mirror a diverse demographic. Students cultivate interests by engaging with curated, personalized content related to their best fit careers. Schools and educators can customize the experience with hyper-local information that engages the community.

Learning Outcomes:  Career Consciousness, Career Literacy, Classroom Relevance, STEM Competency Development, Cross Disciplinary Awareness

Details:  Flexibly designed for 5 - 30 classroom hours in 30-minute increments.

Standards: Units and lessons aligned to Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) and Personalized Learning Plans (PLPs), and Career & Technical Education (CTE) standards

 

Couragion Workplace

Skill Building & Microbadging for Middle & High School Students

Couragion Workplace

Description:  Couragion Workplace provides contextual work-based challenges to teach students about jobs of the future. These challenges enable students to gain practical  occupational and employability skills and apply that knowledge to solve authentic problems.

Our Computer Science, Data Analytics, and Engineering challenges better serve underrepresented populations by incorporating: a) greater purpose through demonstration of how careers help people, animals, or society; b) real world context that shows relevance of learning tasks; c) mastery of career-specific skills via applied, contextual exercises; and d) exercises that highlight leadership and teamwork.

Learning Outcomes: Applied Computer Science, Data Analytics, and Engineering Skills Development; Occupational and Employability Skills Advancement

Details:  Flexibly designed for 5 - 30 classroom hours in 30-minute increments.

Standards: Units and lessons are aligned to industry standards, K-12 Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA), Engineering For US All (E4USA), American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

Educator Professional Learning & Support

We measure student outcomes and our results are proven to boost engagement and pathway retention. We've tested the efficacy of our curriculum in authentic learning environments. We take educator feedback seriously and have introduced many new features based on their ideas. 

Navigator Dashboard Educator Tool

navigator dashboard

Our educator companion tool provides student detail and individual portfolios, key group metrics, and lesson plans. 

Classroom Implementation

online training & support

Our implementation is stress free. We provide crosswalks to make it easy to use Couragion in the classroom. 

Professional Learning

professional learning

Learn more about our Career Literacy 101 workshop! Educators earn Computer Science & Data Science microcredentials.