Final Blog Post

I know I have become a more self-directed learner because I have taken initiative and responsibility. One of the moments...

Reflecting on What I Learned; Expectedly and Unexpectedly

Expected learning   The main attraction I had towards joining the What’s the Story? program was the promise of learning...

What to expect with What’s the Story, and what not to

Whats the story is about change making and young social action. We learn what they teach us, but the learning...

From Wide-Eyed to Change Maker – My Journey Through What’s the Story?

Part 1: Self-Direction: In order to create change in What’s the Story?, you need to take responsibility. You need to prioritize,...

The Last Retreat – Probably one of the best years of my life…

Part I – I have definitely grown a lot in directing myself. What’s the Story forced me to direct myself and...

The Final Retreat: What I’ve Learned

This course has been the unexpected but magical education experience I’ve been looking for. This program is able to take...

Final Retreat: Learning What’s Really Important

Looking back on What’s the Story is like looking back on a class, a summer camp, a winding journey, an...

The Crazy Blur, of an Amazing Year

Part #1: In the beginning of the year there was no doubt that I was excited for this program, and...

Final Read

Final Read

Unexpected Learning What’s the Story has taught me more than expected of someone with my caliber. I know I’ll never...

A Year of Learning Condensed Into A Blog Post

So, it’s the second day of our last retreat, which feels odd somehow: maybe it’s just that we’re not quite...

The Final Retreat

What’s the Story Vermont. This course has challenged me in ways I didn’t expect to encounter during my high school...

WtS: Learning for the Community, Not the Individual

“What’s the Story” delves into addressing the skills and learning method that will last a life time, a teaching method...

Final Blog Post: The journey to and continuing of “Insame” and Unified Minds

  Thinking back to the beginning of this course, I feel as though I have grown so much in these...

Final blog post – learning the unexpected

Whats the Story is a way to make a difference in the world by doing your part.  It is really...

A Change in Color

PART ONE Well, I sure hope I’ve learned the four life long skills, because they also happen to be the...

The Last Overnight

Self-Direction: Looking back at this past year of being a part of what’s the story, I can say that I...

#7: May Retreat: ‘Just a Kid’: Teenagers Thinking Outside the Box

Part I: During this school year, I have had to prioritize and compartmentalize more than I ever have before. Multi-tasking...

May Retreat – Jumping and Falling are Sometimes Synonymous

This is not educational learning. Not in a traditional sense. This is not about learning facts or concepts. This is...

#7: This is the end…

I have discovered over the past nine months I have participated in this course, that self direction is a complicated...