MHA Blog

More than 400 schools, organizations and workforce programs have already joined our movement!

To put it simply, MHA Labs has created a groundbreaking framework for 21st century learning to equip today’s youth with the foundational tools for success. Targeting social, emotional and cognitive competencies critical to human achievement, this logical approach to youth development is already making a transformational difference.

July 24

Making Summer Matter Using Feedback

Providing feedback on an experience is the #1 way to increase learning outcomes and increase future performance a.k.a "making summer matter". MHA Labs is working with over 60 summer internship and development programs in Chicago, Minneapolis and St. Paul to ensure that every youth knows how they performed, what their strengths are, and what they need to improve. ...more

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July 7

Attention Chicago Partners!!!!!

Congrats to an amazing summer start where over 22,000 youth are being empowered in programs and worksites across the city!

This post will help clarify and inspire the 21st Century Skills Development expectations for Summer 2014, as well as, supporting all One Summer Chicago, After School Matters, Chicago Public Libraries, DFSS Youth Division (CDBG+) and more. If you are a program manager, please send to ALL interested parties in your organization. ...more

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May 20

Growing Learners

Since the mid-1980s, test score-based accountability has dominated American public education. This movement took on the force of federal law in 2001 with the No Child Left Behind Act, as every state in the country administered standardized tests to measure student and school performance. ...more

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