For a long time, teachers and administrators have discussed ways to bring education into the 21 century but haven’t taken much action. In order to prepare students for college, careers and life, they need to learn a new slew of skills and mindsets that traditional education just doesn’t provide. While some educators are still talking about how to encourage entrepreneurship among high school students, one local school has implemented a program designed to teach the skills every disruptive entrepreneur will need.
At Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, the school rolled out a new curriculum meant to teach students how to observe phenomenon, propose a solution to a problem and take that idea through several incarnations, working out the kinks along the way. Called the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, the program is the only one of its kind offered in the Philadelphia region.
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