The NH Department of Education supports and encourages local school districts to adopt policies that encourage 'extended learning'. Extended learning means: the primary acquisition of knowledge and skills through instruction or study outside of the traditional classroom methodology, including, but not limited, to
Department Comment: The local school board is required to adopt and implement written policies and procedures relative to extended learning if the district plans to offer extended learning opportunities, as per Ed 306.27(b)(4) . The local district's policy may define whether extended learning opportunities are offered in wide variety, in limited options, or not at all. The design of these rules gives School Boards and Districts permission to be flexible and creative in the way schools award credits to students for learning in a variety of settings. Technical Advisory #12 gives further guidance on Extended Learning Opportunities.
General information about extended learning:
|ECS Presentation on Competencies and ELOs||Frequently Asked Questions|
|Final Report of Evaluation Findings||Highlights of the New Hampshire Extended Learning Opportunities (NH ELO) Initiative (If you save this powerpoint to your computer you will be able to view the notes pages that go with each slide.)|
|Four Components of A Rigorous ELO|
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