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Learning Challenge Overview

Learning Challenge Overview

The hallmark program of our organization started as a pure but powerful question: What would it look like for young people to truly drive their learning? Exploring this question — alongside hundreds of young people across the country — birthed what we now know as the...
GripTape Framework in Pursuit of Agency

GripTape Framework in Pursuit of Agency

GripTape asserts that learner agency—defined as the ability to make intentional choices about and take an active role in the course of one’s own learning—is the key to a self-reinforcing cycle of learning and development. Read...
Champion Model Overview

Champion Model Overview

The GripTape Learning Challenge is a call to action to youth ages 14–19 years old to design, create, and execute their own learning journeys. What is an idea, topic, or skill you’ve always wanted to learn? An experience you can invent, design, and drive...
Operations Overview

Operations Overview

The premise behind the Learning Challenge is pretty simple: Enable young people to drive their learning by providing them with the resources needed to do just that. But providing this world-rocking yet elegantly simple experience demands sophisticated operations....
Rapid Learning Cycles

Rapid Learning Cycles

GripTape was founded in 2015 with the mission of putting youth in the driver’s seat of learning. It was designed to set youth up with the resources and support to learn how they want to learn, about something that truly matters to them. From our early days, we knew we...
Setting Up a Youth Leadership Board

Setting Up a Youth Leadership Board

The exploration of this question — alongside hundreds of young people across the country — birthed what we now know as the Learning Challenge. In its simplest articulation, we invite 15–19-year-olds around the country to tap into their curiosities and define whatever...