Parents, students give entrepreneur academy at Kempsville High all A’s
Chariho students getting chance to try out ideas in incubator business setting
WOOD RIVER JUNCTION — A new incubator program will offer Chariho seniors opportunities to explore, develop and present their business ideas.
The district is the first in New England to offer the INCubatoredu program from the Ilinois-based company Uncharted learning. The company’s Executive Director, Margarita Geleske, welcomed Chariho to the program.
“We are honored to work with Chariho,” she said. “The school district’s leadership has a strong commitment to creating innovative learning opportunities for students, which makes for a terrific environment for the entire community.”
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St. Charles high schools to offer business incubator courses next year
St. Charles School District 303 is looking for local businesses and leaders willing to work with potential high school entrepreneurs in a new program beginning next school year. District 303 officials announced INCubatoredu, a program in which students would build a start-up from the ground up. The course would take place in an incubator environment, intended to replicate real-world entrepreneurial challenges, district officials said.
Magenium Solutions Invests in the Minds of the Future | The INCubatorEdu entrepreneurial experience program launches at Wheaton Warrenville South High School with the support of local businesses.
The INCubatorEdu program offers students an authentic entrepreneurship experience. In this program, students have the opportunity to create and fully develop their own product or service. Real entrepreneurs and business experts, including several from Magenium Solutions, serve as volunteer coaches and mentors, guiding student teams through the processes of developing hypotheses about a business concept, testing those hypotheses, adapting, and further iteration.
Shout Out: Michelle Sherwin-Petrucci, MHS Incubator teacher
Mundelein High School teacher Michelle Sherwin-Petrucci just earned a certification from Uncharted Learning NFP for teaching the district’s INCubatoredu class.
Q: What does the incubator program involve?
A: Giving the students a truly authentic entrepreneurial experience. It’s a yearlong class and the students are supposed to fully create a product or service based on something they’re really passionate about…
What Students Are Saying About Entrepreneurship Through INCubatoredu
What do high school students say about their experience studying entrepreneurship in an INCubatoredu class? Hear the passionate views of two students (Jessy and Swarina) in this brief podcast — we bet you’ll be as surprised as they were to learn about how different their experience was from what they expected, and how passionate they are to know more.
Superintendent Tom Leonard; Bringing Innovation to Schools
Entrepreneurship programs like INCubatoredu are reinventing the business curriculum at high schools across America. This podcast features a conversation with a Texas school superintendent exploring how such programs benefit students, school districts, and the community at large.
INCubatoredu Teacher Nick Pahl; Empowering students through entrepreneurship
Launching the entrepreneurial start up curriculum, INCubatoredu, at Dundee Crown High School in Illinois has impacted Nick Pahl’s teaching and student experience in profound ways. Hear from Nick as he describes his experience, how his teaching has changed, and why it is important for students today. Creating future ready students!
Co-Founder Michael Miles on INCubatoredu – Part 1
What’s behind the popularity of INCubatoredu? Co-Founder Michael Miles details how the program is unique and why it’s meeting such a need nationally. Part 1 of 2
More with Michael Miles on INCubatoredu- Part 2
In part 2 of 2, INCubatoredu co-founder Michael Miles on the many benefits of the groundbreaking program highlighting professional development for teachers.
Teaching Coding in High School: How to Equip Teachers for Success
Uncharted Learning’s Director of Product Development, Jessi Chartier, explores why coding for mobile apps is such a hot curriculum for high school students. This podcast reviews how best to equip teachers with the skills they need to make coding authentic, engaging—and dare we say—fun for students.
Magnet Schools of America – April 20-21, Chicago IL
ACTE Career Tech Vision Conference – Dec 6-9th, Nashville, TN
BTANYS Conference – Oct 15-16th, Brooklyn, NY
WI Marketing – Oct 5-6th, Stevens Point, WI
Fall Technical Assistance Conference – Oct 4-5th, Minneapolis, MN
INCubatoredu National Training Summit – July 18-20, Chicago, IL
Southern Region Education Board(SREB) Annual High Schools that Work Conference – July 12-15 Nashville, Tennessee
2017 GACTE Career Tech Expo – July 10-11, Atlanta, GA