Going from Point A to Point B Video Snippets
These are short snippets (240 seconds or less made so that they could be tweeted) from our panel discussion on how to pursue student-centered innovation and how they did so and are doing so in their communities. Taken from a panel at the most recent summer convening of our Northeastern University NExT (Network of Experiential Teaching) initiative.
Chad Carlson – One Stone
Director of Research and Design & former Director of the High School
Ben Owens – Open Way Learning
Co-founder of Open Way Learning & former teacher at Tri-County Early College
Cath Fraise – Workspace Education
Founder and Executive Director
Chris Unger & Lindsay Portnoy
Northeastern University Graduate School of Education
Chad Carlson & Paula Dillon talk about how important it is to be student-centered. And keep that the focus of the "WHY" you do and design anything.
Ben Owens talks about the importance of "culture"
"Culture eats strategy" quotes Ben from Peter Drucker, and discusses the role of culture in transforming the way a community goes about designing and engaging in their work with youth, referencing the start-up of the Tri-County Early College in Murphy, NC
Cath Fraise, had to create a "Google" space for youth, their parents and her community.
Cath shares why and how she went "all in" on developing Workspace Education for her own children and her community.
Barrington's process for ongoing development and innovation for students.
Paula Dillon shares the Barrington Public Schools' ongoing process for continually transforming and iterating upon itself for the benefit of their students.
More about the panelists (with links and email) can be viewed here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Xbmx61bqWjg-03nqM6hop61PrAyPVkwuGke6RO5kPXg