Work-based Learning Opportunities Prepare Maury County Students for Success in the Workplace

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

Maury County Public Schools students are finding ways to gain workplace experience through school-organized programs and classes. As part of the seventh key of the “seven keys to college and career readiness,” work-based opportunities are giving students valuable exposure to work environments and helping them as they make decisions about their future. Anna Catherine Shepard, a senior at Columbia Central …

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7 Ways Education Outside the Classroom Provides a Better Future and Workforce

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

By Dr. Chris Marczak, Superintendent of Maury County Public Schools The ultimate goal of Maury County Public Schools (MCPS) is to equip students to achieve excellence in their next stage of life so they can become exemplary members of the workforce and community. In early 2016, we introduced the MCPS “7 Keys to College and Career Readiness,” a list of …

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Studies Show Project-based Learning Leads to Workforce Readiness and Future Success

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

As a new school year is underway in Maury County, students can expect a new approach to learning that is positively correlated to future job success and college preparedness according to recent studies. Project-based learning (PBL) is defined as a student-centered teaching method that involves a dynamic classroom approach where students acquire deeper knowledge through active exploration of real-world challenges …