BEFORE the week at Stanford’s d.school... I often saw teams being lead by one or two people, and the leaders often didn’t change. Sometimes one person was the leader for multiple projects, taking that role because no one else stepped up to lead. I often heard people complain about the “bossy” leaders because they felt … Continue reading What have you learned about leadership?
There's a project I've been working on for a few months now that I haven't written about yet because of many reasons, but mainly because I was having a hard time finding the words. Right now in Innovation Diploma, we're working with the developing company S.J. Collins enterprises to design an outdoor space in their new … Continue reading Interviews and Insights
Innovation Diploma has some pretty cool facilitators in the forms of Mr. Adams, Mr. Boden, Mrs. Cureton, and Mr. Edwards. Over the past couple of years, I've gotten to know each of them well, and they've gotten to know me. When I was a freshman, Mr. Adams scared me a little. He was this strange … Continue reading January Joys: The Innovation Diploma Facilitators
A lot has been going on in my life recently and I haven't been getting a lot of sleep, so unfortunately I don't remember very much from the last couple of weeks, so this post will probably be shorter than past posts. A little while ago, I and a few others gave our first internals, … Continue reading Innovation Diploma 4: ROAM and COI
I would like to start by giving an absolutely MASSIVE apology for it being so long. I was supposed to write this a few weeks ago, but I kept being distracted by other things and suddenly here we are now. Unfortunately, because it's been so long, I don't remember many specifics, so this will be … Continue reading Innovation Diploma 3: Bug Lists and EdLeader21
In the spring of 2014, the students body of the upper school learned of a new program called Innovation Diploma. There was very little explanation besides, "It will be what you want it to be." I begged and pleaded with my parents to let me sign up for it, and, as is obvious from some of … Continue reading iD Reflection: Innovation and Education
To start, I want to apologize. I meant to write a post last weekend, but because it was Labor Day Weekend, I took advantage of time I had (something I am not used to having anymore) and finished a couple of books. Because of that, I didn't write it until Monday, but when I went … Continue reading Innovation Diploma 2: Fail Up and WriteNOW