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FAQ 2017-08-24T00:57:07+00:00
How does LifePlan Labs measure the success of the student? 2017-08-24T00:38:04+00:00

We measure the success of the student by measuring key data points on the student, while following the boundaries set forth by FERPA and the school’s data policy. More info can be found on our case studies page: Case Studies

Does LifePlan Labs bring in teachers to teach the content? 2017-08-24T00:30:36+00:00

No. Our content is designed to be a resource to use in the classroom by the school’s existing teachers and the school’s existing counselors. However, we can initially attend your school for on-site training to make integration easier for your school.

Is LifePlan Labs a school? 2017-08-24T00:26:30+00:00

No. LifePlan Labs is a collection of custom-made lessons, resources, and student activities for school counselors and teachers to use in their classrooms to prepare students for college, career, and life.

How can parents participate in LifePlan Labs? 2017-08-24T00:24:03+00:00

Parents can participate in LifePlan Labs by requesting a free login to the platform that is linked to their student’s account. Once logged in, the parent can see the student’s submissions, grades, and the teacher’s feedback all in one place.

How is your content delivered to the student? 2017-08-24T00:22:22+00:00

LifePlan Labs content is delivered through a web-based platform where students and teachers login during a face-to-face class period. Teachers can then assign homework through the LifePlan Labs platform for students to complete after class or at home.

What is included in LifePlan Labs content? 2017-08-24T00:15:06+00:00

LifePlan Labs content is designed to make life easy for the administration and teaching staff. Our state-aligned content includes everything a teacher or counselor needs to teach our content, including:

  • Lesson Plans
  • Group-Teaching Activities
  • Exit Slips
  • Formative Assessments
  • Projects/Assignments
What is the difference between LifePlan Labs and other programs like AVID? 2017-08-24T00:08:47+00:00

From a Google search:

AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a college readiness program designed to help students develop the skills they need to be successful in college. The program places special emphasis on growing writing, critical thinking, teamwork, organization and reading skills.

While LifePlan Labs does prepare students to get into college like AVID, LifePlan Labs extends beyond the AVID scope and also prepares them for how their choices in college planning affect the rest of their life, find and retain meaningful employment after college, and build independence, thus filling the gaps of day-to-day adult life through 64+ individual topics taught over four years. See LifePlan Labs topics here

Can LifePlan Labs only be implemented at the beginning of the school year? 2017-08-24T00:32:19+00:00

Nope. We’re a resource of content for counselors and teachers, so we can implement our curriculum any time of the year. Life isn’t segmented into semesters, and neither is our content!

Who writes the content for LifePlan Labs? 2017-08-23T23:46:19+00:00

We have experienced teachers on our team, including curriculum writers for schools that are recognized for excellence as International Baccalaureate (IB) schools. You can check out our team here: Our Team

Who can purchase your curriculum? 2017-08-23T23:43:39+00:00

Currently, LifePlan Labs content is available to public, private, and charter schools. At this time, we do not offer individual licenses to our platform.

How much does it cost? 2017-08-23T23:49:00+00:00

LifePlan Labs is currently in beta, and pricing is determined on a per-integration basis and based on your needs at your school. Contact us directly for more information.

What is LifePlan Labs? 2017-08-23T23:37:03+00:00

LifePlan Labs is a comprehensive multi-year curriculum designed to be directly integrated into middle and high school education by counselors and teachers to prepare students for college and career by teaching “real life” skills.

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