What Happens When We Do School Better? – Education Article

By: Doris Korda Kylin Mackey was not going to graduate high school. When students in Columbus City Schools are suspended or expelled they have the opportunity to enroll in Options for Success (OFS). This gives students the choice to avoid missing out on valuable learning, whether they’re there for a few days or several months. For Kylin, the program was his last chance at staying in the system after his most recent expulsion. By the time of his enrollment in spring 2016,…

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Training Engineers to Spot Opportunity and Impact – Education Article

The Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN, @KEENunleashed) is a national partnership of universities with the shared mission to graduate engineers with an entrepreneurial mindset so they can go on to create more personal, economic, and societal value through a lifetime of meaningful work. This is an important mission, as the challenges that engineers face will continue to grow in complexity (and continue to involve more of the “human element”) as the world that they inhabit does the same. KEEN partners include 43 institutions representing more…

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CEO’s at Recess: Teaching Entrepreneurship in Elementary School – Education Article

Remember when you were young and played “store” or “restaurant” at home? The excitement of coming up with a name for your budding business, setting prices, choosing products or menu items, and finding customers (that is, family members and usually a couple of stuffed animals). When my son was three years old, he started a store in our house called the “Stuff Store Studio.” He sold his father’s old records and some of his own drawings. Even at his young…

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