By Dr. Maribeth Edmunds
Chances are you may have seen a TV show called “The Big Bang Theory.” Each episode involves several high IQ geeks who try to navigate a world inhabited by average people like us. By the end of each show, they resolve their conflicts and find acceptance with their like-minded friends. It’s a ‘laugh out loud’ comedy.
Among them is Sheldon Cooper, a theoretical physicist, whose approach to life is different from most. …
Students ought to engage with life outside of high school, through experiences, events and opportunities; not be bound by textbooks, study guides and tests. This post reveals more about the intentional development of skills through Experiential Entrepreneurship Education.
Experiential Entrepreneurship is broken into 9 phases. Phases one-three are Developing Community. Four-eight builds bridges between learners’ interests, abilities, their purpose and developing solutions to real-world enduring problems as identified in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). These ideas are transformed into personalized business plans by 16 teams across two sections. Phase 9 is the pitch competition in which classes face-off against one another in the Apex Friendship Battle For an Angel. This is their final assessment for the completion of their honors portfolios, and is made in front of a panel of industry professionals. …
By David Culberhouse
“Not everyone can be or even wants to be an entrepreneur, but everyone should want to be entrepreneurial.” -via Inc.
This idea of being entrepreneurial is not a new concept, rather, it is one we have been discussing for years. However, it is a concept that is beginning to be discussed in educational arenas more often, as of late. So, before moving forward, let’s spend a minute in grounding ourselves in clarifying the difference and understanding of being an entrepreneur, as opposed to being entrepreneurial. …