To start the year and ease us back into design briefs, the Innovation Diploma facilitators gave us a design brief for our school. We were to increase traffic and awareness of the outdoor classrooms behind the school. The result would hopefully prove to people that you can learn outside of a classroom and it doesn't … Continue reading The Outdoor Classrooms
For today's 20/20, Anya and I read What Happens When Millennials Run the Workplace? I think that it's at least an interesting read, although it may not be my favorite. As someone who is starting to think about what I want to do with my life over the next 10 years, this article provided an explanation … Continue reading Spaces, for Class and Work
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
I don't think anything shows joy better than smiles, so I suppose that with how much I smile it makes sense that I have a lot of things to be joyful about. I like smiling, and laughing. I try to surround myself with happy and funny people in a quest to increase the number of … Continue reading January Joys: Smiles
Today, for what feels like the first time all break, I finally got alone time. In reality, I think I had a day or two at the beginning of break to be by myself in my room, but since then it's been a cycle of spending time with friends and family and I'm just so … Continue reading January Joys: Alone Time