Archive for December, 2012

KnowRo Teen Program at New Outlook Teen Center

Inspiring Young Minds

We are proud to announce the Knights of the Knowledge Roundtable Program, an after school program for teens that aspires to bring increased appreciation of intellectual discourse and mental vigor in local youth. The program is offered in collaboration with New Outlook Teen Center, a non-profit youth center in Exeter, NH that provides …

Entrepreneurship As Education: Learning By Doing

Entrepreneurship as a Practical Education

A common relationship people have with their education is the following. Spend years of life in a classroom hoping to learn the skills necessary to land a decent job, then realize once they land that job that they never have to use (most of) the skills they learned. Whether it’s a job in which they perform highly repetitive tasks, or one in which they settle …

How to Build Knowledge

Problems with Conventional Approaches to Building Knowledge

I use the phrase “building knowledge” instead of the word “learning” because I want to focus on the building aspect. When I think of learning, I imagine my mind building an ever more complex network of ideas and experiences. It’s the “network” part that is so important—everything is interconnected.

Yet so often it is the case that students learn concepts in isolation of …

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