Youth is Wasted on Youth….An Entrepreneurial Perspective

This morning, I visited my Twitterverse and one of my trusted sources and fellow follower Mr. Michael Crawford (Real World Scholars) had posted this article "The Importance of Entrepreneurship in School Curriculum." I thought the article was a great conversation starter around the reasons all schools, no matter what format or focus, need to have … Continue reading Youth is Wasted on Youth….An Entrepreneurial Perspective

Applying Thinking Patterns to Ethics Case Study Activity: Destructive Emotions Avoided

At PFEW 2018, I serve as a Company Advisor (CA). The program has an incredible history which means they have a well developed educational program for the students. With 447 students at this week's camp, a plan is certainly a necessity. As a CA, one of 23 other professionals, I join my peers in the … Continue reading Applying Thinking Patterns to Ethics Case Study Activity: Destructive Emotions Avoided

Project Management: A New K-12 Core Subject

By Mark T. Burke Project Based Learning (PBL), Graduation Projects, team, short and long-term projects, these are all common educational frameworks in our K-12 schools.  I call them frameworks because they are more than "assignment types."  Yes, students are assigned projects.  But, those projects are not isolated activities.  They are connected (or should be) to … Continue reading Project Management: A New K-12 Core Subject

Instructional Design Model vs. Instructional Model

By Mark T Burke Over the past 20 years, I've consistently asked curriculum providers to share their Instructional Models.  With few exceptions, I get asked to clarify what I'm asking for.  Often an immediate response is "We use ADDIE" or some other in-house instructional design model.  It could be that knowing I have an instructional … Continue reading Instructional Design Model vs. Instructional Model