Resources

The GEAR UP website offers hundreds of resources to support our educators in their work to guide and mentor students in Washington State. Use the options below to browse for tools, templates, research and more.

More than just providing the tools for achieving scholarship success, Scholarship Junkies strives to help students learn how to best articulate their talents, skills, and life stories through their own personal scholarship application process.
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Jennifer Schoen, founder of Zinjenzo, has spoken to audiences across the country. She has mentored hundreds of students, and presented on college preparation and college admissions topics to parents, guidance counselors and high school staff.
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Edutopia is produced by The George Lucas Educational Foundation, a private operating foundation dedicated to improving the K-12 learning process by documenting, disseminating, and advocating for innovative, replicable, and evidence-based strategies that prepare students to thrive in their future education, careers, and adult lives.
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All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge
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Washington STEM is advancing a shared vision of excellence, equity, and innovation in STEM education. Their goal is to reimagine and revitalize STEM education across Washington through investments supported by technical assistance and evaluation, to spread innovations statewide.
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AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a college-readiness system designed to increase the number of students who enroll in four-year colleges. Although AVID serves all students, it focuses on the least served students in the academic middle. The formula is simple - raise expectations of students and, with the AVID support system in place, they will rise to the challenge.
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Career Guidance WA is a guidance curriculum of 30 lessons per grade for students in Grades 6-12 with program resources for developing the High School and Beyond Plan with tools for the Personalized Pathway Requirement.
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IB

Learn more about International Baccalaureate ®
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Running Start is intended to provide students a program option consisting of attendance at certain institutions of higher education and the simultaneous earning of high school and college/university credit.
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The Vault. Learning good financial habits early on is important. WSECU offers The Vault; a free financial literacy curriculum that middle and high school teachers.
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