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WIN Learning Launches Career Readiness System
WIN Learning has launched the
WIN Career Readiness System, a
new digital teaching and learning solution designed to prepare high school
students for college and careers.
The system consists for four components plus an embedded assessment system
powered by Kuder, all of which are
accessible through a single sign-on portal.
The four components include:
Compass, a career exploration, planning and guidance tool;
- WIN College Readiness
Courseware (CRC+), a digital test preparation curriculum designed to
help prepare students for college pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, reading
- WIN Career Readiness
Courseware, which is designed to assess and improve students' job
skills, such as applied math, locating information and reading for
- WIN Soft Skills,
which is designed to teach skills such as professionalism, effective
communication, teamwork and collaboration, critical thinking and problem
myStrategicCompass is an existing WIN Learning product that has been updated
for its inclusion in the Career Readiness System.
Features of myStrategicCompass include:
- Class planning tool to help high school students map their course path
to their career or college aspirations;
- College and degree program profiles;
- Searchable database of national scholarships and grant programs;
- Resume and cover letter builders;
- E-portfolio that can be emailed directly to employers;
- Reference bank;
- Sample and practice job applications; and
- Kuder-powered assessments that are "designed to prompt learners to
explore career pathways aligned with their interests, skills and work
The portal also includes career-readiness dashboards for students,
facilitators and administrators that offer performance reports; digital e-badges
that track content progress; downloadable digital certificates of
completion/mastery; centralized user management; and WIN University, which is an
online library of implementation and professional development resources.
The WIN Career Readiness System will be available in August 2014 and will
support "most conventional browsers and tablets," including the iPad, Kindle
Fire and Samsung tablet.
Further information about the WIN Career Readiness System can be found on the
Leila Meyer is a technology writer based in British Columbia. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.