An emerging model: educators and students connect with people in the community to solve local problems and develop relevant skills. Educators who utilize this approach say they could never go back to imaginary problem solving. The challenge? Finding the right partners and developing relationships can be time consuming and therefore out-of-reach for some educators.
Entrepreneurship provides a unique opportunity for students to engage in an iterative learning process with real world connections and learning experiences. Unfortunately, existing systems and traditional school accounting have inhibited students from running enterprises from the classroom. We had some ideas about how to change that.
Across the country, educators are helping their students ship their work into the world as a way to make meaningful connection and cultivate creative confidence. Four years in, it’s time we put on our thinking caps and craft a shipping framework for student learning. Wanted: all deep thinkers ready to craft something new and widely applicable.