Posts Tagged ‘school’

Update: Purdue Polytechnic High School

Today we wrapped up our 8th and final Strategic Doing coaching session with the incredible faculty of the Purdue Polytechnic HS. We have been giving the faculty guidance on how to teach the deep skills of collaboration. Mistakenly, most people think of collaboration as a “thing”. It’s actually a complex process the involves ten shared skills.…

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Teaching Collaboration in Middle School: New Role Playing Game

Our Agile Strategy Lab, where our work is centered at Purdue, is emerging as a global leader in the Science of Collaboration. Today we began exploring how Strategic Doing can help middle and high school students learn to collaborate. We co-created a new role playing game with novelist Noah Knox Marshall and had students play it for…

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Lunch and Learns at the Purdue Polytechnic High School

Today we kicked off an 8-week series of lunch and learns with the faculty of the Purdue Polytechnic High School in Indianapolis. We’re using Strategic Doing to help them learn to increase the productivity of their internal and external collaborations and to teach their students the deep skills of collaboration as well. Scott Hutcheson is…

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Teaching the Deep Skills of Collaboration in Middle School

In a few weeks, we will be beta testing an exciting new version of Strategic Doing: The Game. It is designed in partnership with young adult novelist Noah Knox Marshall. Ubuntu will teach middle-school students the deep skills of collaboration in the context of STEM. You can learn more about the adventures of Dax Zander from…

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Forming a partnership with UNC Chapel Hill School of Government

In late May, Janet Holston, head of strategic initiatives for the School of Government at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, organized over 40 faculty and staff for a day long introduction to our work in agile strategy. We had the opportunity to meet with the School’s Dean, Mike Smith, to discuss how the School could…

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Teaching high school students the deep skills of collaboration

Over the last few week’s we’ve worked with two high schools: Applied Technical High School in, Bergen County, NJ and the Purdue Polytechnic High School in Indianapolis. In both cases, faculty members are using Strategic Doing to develop innovative programming. Both schools are also beginning to consider how we can move the discipline into the curriculum.…

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: School of Government

On May 22, we will be conducting an all-day workshop to introduce agile strategy and Strategic Doing to the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Janet Holston, our colleague at the University of North Carolina, has recently joined the School of Government. Formally, Janet was at the Arizona State…

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