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What I’ve Learned so Far…

What I’ve Learned so Far…

The learning I’ve done so far at What’s the Story is so much different than anything I’ve ever done before....

Those Four Walls

I am the one who wonders what life has to offer outside of those four walls we call a school....

Why I am Here at What’s the Story

Why I am Here at What’s the Story

I am here at What’s the Story because I want to work with others who express my same desire to...

#5 Digging Deeper

Part l In the Ted Talk “How Great Leaders Inspire Change” by Simon Sinek, the quote “People don’t buy what...

#4 Josie’s Mind Map

#3 New Opportunities

Act 77, which includes the flexible pathways program and proficiency based grading, was first developed after several reforms were made...

March Retreat: Independence, Trust, and Sexy Gandalf

And there goes another one of the best weekends I have ever had. For all you people who are thinking...

March Retreat; What This Process Has Given Me

I first learned about What’s the Story through several friends that had been participating in the program last year. At...

Update; Tying Together Different Perspectives

Leaving our day at Winooski and Burlington we had redefined the story we were looking to uncover. We turned our...

A Busy Week Ahead

Hi all! This week, being the last week of filming, is a busy one. My plan is to post short-ish...

ALL ARE WELCOME

  On the 23rd of January our team pulled off a day of immense productivity that took weeks of coordinating...

Big Picture

Hi all! This Monday, I shadowed at the Big Picture school in South Burlington. While I was there, I interviewed...

Gears Are Grinding

Last week, I met with Emily and we devised a schedule from now until winter break, which begins on the...

December Retreat- Why You Should, Why You Could

I came into this retreat excited because I had finally figured out that instead of targeting 4 or 5 groups...

You Do Have A Choice

In the last couple of days, I have come to the decision that I will be primarily focusing on trying...

Turning Aspiration into a Reality

It’s week two and I’m done getting acquainted with this topic, it’s time to open up, dig deeper and develop...

November Retreat- The Adventure Begins

The results of this retreat have left me more motivated and determined than ever. It was decided that for my...

#8: One Week – Refining Pitch and Purpose

As I said before, I’m seeking opportunities; mainly opportunities to improve education for all. My audience is public schools, I...

#7- Why? What? How?

Why is this topic/issue important? I believe that this topic is important because the public school system does not teach...

#7: “I’m Seeking Not Just Answers, But Also Opportunities” – Preparing Your Pitch

Note: The exact terms that I should be using are unclear to me, so if anyone has any suggestions, I...

#6- Mind Mapping

Since I joined the program a bit later than everyone else, I did my learning scales for the first time...

#6: Fix What’s Broken 2.0 – Looking Back and Looking Forward

#5: “Knowledge Is the Key to Success” – Identifying & Digging Into My Issue/Story

Knowledge is power; knowledge is the key to success. Now I’m not saying that if you’re “smart” you are going...

#4: “People Don’t Buy What You Do, They Buy Why You Do It” – Inspiring Change

Why are some people successful and some aren’t? Why do some thrive when others fail, even if they have the...

#3: “You’ve really only met one person with autism” – Interviewing Important People

After some consideration, I have decided that I am more interested in mental disabilities and how they can impact someone’s...

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