NOVA Lab Day 5: In the Dark Finding the Light

By the end of today’s classes, both sections should be in relatively the same place.  Period 3 had read the selections from Dan Pink’s A Whole New Mind for Thursday, and Period 9 read them for today.  Both classes also worked at putting up (on padlets) their metaphors of how they saw the issue of aContinue reading “NOVA Lab Day 5: In the Dark Finding the Light”

Early Divisions & Design for Community

On Wednesday, August 28, just the third day of school, I offered to connect one section of my inNOVAtion Lab courses with an online community called “Modern Learners.”  (More information about them is found here.)  I’ve been a member of the community since its inception, and if you are an educator, you ought to checkContinue reading “Early Divisions & Design for Community”

Nova Lab Day 4–The Challenge and Promise of Community

(For most of the rest of the year, students in NOVA Lab will be blogging their reflections on the day’s events.  Here is the next chapter in our story) Period 3– Today in class, we gathered in small groups and discussed our first thoughts on A Whole New Mind. We talked about how the readingContinue reading “Nova Lab Day 4–The Challenge and Promise of Community”

Books, Articles, and Other Resources for Student Entrepreneurs and Innovators

Books Start it Up–The Complete Teen Business Guide to Turning Your Passions Into Pay.by  Kenrya Rankin Naasel Podcasts/Webinars How to Be a Better Presenter: IDEO Univ. Webinar with Prof. Storyteller and User Interface Designer (includes link to webinar) Videos and On-line Presence Importance of your online presence Finding your idea and solving problems–Student Entrepreneurship. ProjectContinue reading “Books, Articles, and Other Resources for Student Entrepreneurs and Innovators”