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    • my Path a new path for the educational systemWednesday, March 14, 12
    • Problem Many people have tried to tackle how to help students succeed in traditional subjects, but few have tackled one of the most pressing problems: What makes kids WANT to learn?Wednesday, March 14, 12
    • {brainstorm}Wednesday, March 14, 12
    • Solution Motivate kids to learn through project-based mentorships.Wednesday, March 14, 12
    • my Path The goal of myPath is to inspire and motivate kids to learn. Through mentorships with working professionals, kids learn how their education is relevant to future careers. ✦ Education based on results: kids work on projects that they choose. Throughout the course of each project, they learn traditional educational subjects as well as life skills not taught in classes. ✦ Mix: myPath is a flexible learning structure which involves both “theory classes” with teachers and hands-on practice with professionals.Wednesday, March 14, 12
    • Project based ✦ I want to... ✦ ARTS: short-movie, Broadway play, gallery exhibition, music album, photography session, write a book ✦ SPORTS: marathon, gym training, be a coach, physical therapist, manage a sports team ✦ CARE: take care of a dolphin, start a farm, medicate for flu ✦ CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN: kart, tree-house, decorate my house, design an innovative chair, design a package for a new product, game ✦ ADMINISTRATION & LAW: marketing campaign, develop a new product, participate in a trialWednesday, March 14, 12
    • Project based ✦ At MY PATH we offer real-life projects related to different careers and paths that the student may be interested in ✦ Modular: the student chooses which and how many projects he/she wants to participate in. Students are given the opportunity to have a direct impact on the course their education takes. ✦ Adaptive: every student progresses through myPath at their own pace, progressing to more challenging activities as quickly, or slowly, as they are ready.Wednesday, March 14, 12
    • Wednesday, March 14, 12
    • {website}Wednesday, March 14, 12
    • meet Jessica a high-school girl with a lot of dreams and ideas in her mindWednesday, March 14, 12
    • {sketch}Wednesday, March 14, 12
    • Wednesday, March 14, 12
    • Thank you! Bruna, Courtney and Evan.Wednesday, March 14, 12