The Horse is the Company

My family loves horse races; we even take trips to go watch them. Just as in the sport of track and field, there are different types of horse races. There are “sprint” events like the Kentucky Derby, and there are “hurdle” events, such as the Steeplechase. Our favorite race is the Iroquois Steeplechase held each spring in Nashville, Tennessee. It’s always a fun and eventful day, … Continue reading The Horse is the Company

The Opposite Viewpoint

It is always difficult for me to select the best practices from Spark! Incubator because so much of the experiential learning experience is based on the growth, journey, and self assessment.   The students are in control of their businesses and have to demonstrate passion, drive, grit, professionalism, time management, problem solving, risk taking, and most other essential skills.  What does that look like?  Is it … Continue reading The Opposite Viewpoint

How To: Have a “Lightbulb” Moment

Many events have led me to consider going into the field of education. It started when I was around 10, I always liked little kids; they were fun to be around and I loved the energy that came from them. Babysitting played a huge factor in this considering I could count about a billion little kids in my neighborhood and spent endless nights watching them. … Continue reading How To: Have a “Lightbulb” Moment