We are a 501 (C) 3, non-profit corporation dedicated to
forming self-empowered teams that improve life skills
including but not limited to team building and project
management as well as undertaking & doing problem solving.
This Web Page: Middle
and high school students that would learn and develop
skills that are not traditionally taught in school
today, but will benefit them in future life (College &
Career Readiness Skills)
This learning process starts with a group of between 5-9
individuals, who will work together starting with an
ice-breaker, then forming a learning team, followed by
selecting a problem, working on solving the problem and
finishing up with a testing and reporting activity to
the community. During these tasks, life-skills will be
infused in the process.
Learning to be a team by having a charter and
culture. Be able to deal with differences and
see the benefits of your learning team like a
great sports or music team.
skills in the learning process
See the benefits
of key life skills like listening and trust
3. Learn the
tools to find the root cause of a potential
problem that you might want to work on.
Incorporate both critical and creative thinking
into the process of finding the requirements of
4. Learn the
elements of the problem solving process;
brain-writing, shaping, decision making
and seeing what we learned or should change.
Up date and present using the elevator pitch
What class they had
that made them feel good about learning?
What was it about it
that did it for them?
If they have no
answer, what teacher did they have that did not help them
Why do they think it
is important for them to be good learners?
highest hopes and deepest fears in life?
Recognize that you own your learning and are responsible
for its success
Think of yourself as in your own business of learning,.
What are you going to do to be successful?
“Students need to change their disposition toward
school away from being directed by someone else to an
attitude of working for your-self—agency, self-discipline,
initiative and risk-taking are all important on the
Students should use a to-do list, develop a personal
learning plan and create a portfolio of their best work
learn to self-manage their time, reflect on how things
are going again the plan and how to check-in when they
know they need support.
It is our policy not to discriminate
on the basis of race, gender, religion, national
origin, color, homelessness, sexual orientation,
gender identity, age or disability in its education
programs, services, activities, or employment