Middle Schools and Georgia Career, Technical and Agricultural Education Designed to meet the needs of young adolescents agesmiddle schools bridge the gap between elementary and high school by providing students with an opportunity to learn in a safe, nurturing, and positive environment. According to the National Middle School Association NMSA characteristics of effective middle schools include courageous, collaborative leadership, a shared vision that guides decisions, high expectations for every member of the learning community, students and teachers engaged in active learning, and school community partnerships. These characteristics are also found within the Career, Technical and Agricultural Education programs in Georgia. CTAE is making giant strides to bring middle school programs to new career readiness goals.
There was "Catistan," the social networking website created for cat lovers to role play as their own pet cats. And "Turn Off," a business proposal for a drug designed to decrease your sexual arousal, inspired by a student who was overly stimulated by her attractive classroom professor.
With the right vision, tenacity and support, an offbeat concept can fly. Companies that seem like no-brainers now, were considered outrageous when they started. Twitteraccording to one of the original developers, Dom Sagolla, was born during a daylong brainstorming session in San Francisco over Mexican food when one person suggested building a service to tell groups of friends what you were doing in short, simple texts.
On Thanksgiving ofAhroni came to the conclusion that no one should have to fight over a single turkey wishbone. While Low acknowledges that he sees more losers than winners, there's always the chance a crazy idea will exceed expectations and prosper.
Here are ten of the craziest, most offbeat and original ideas, conceived by business students in the past few years. Lorne Weil Outrageous Business Plan Competition at Columbia Business School The judges were impressed with Stillo's idea for women's underwear that could be easily removed with a velcro strip; conceived as a way to avoid "awkward romantic" encounters.
The company's tagline was pitched as "Set the Mood. The fledgling entrepreneur ultimately decided to not proceed with the business. Leonard Kang, Graduate Student, University of Chicago, Kang's brainchild for a vending machine that makes fresh customized Ramen noodles in about three minutes was hatched when he was a Ramen-noodle-loving college student.
Kang now 35, wants to recreate "a ramen experience" for college students in Chicago, and then expand to food kiosks at airports and malls. Kang plans to officially launch his freestanding noodle business in January at universities in the Chicago-area. Matthew Krisiloff, Undergraduate, University of Chicago, While eating insects may seem repulsive to most Americans, the founder of Entom Foods, Matthew Krisiloff, 19, is determined for that to change.
The solution and it's a tall order to what Entom considers environmentally unsustainable meat consumption, is a business that markets "de-shelled" insect meat. Tracey Keller, the associate director of marketing communications, and external relations at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, says that Krisiloff spent part of last summer with an entomologist further developing the concept and the technology to support it.
Devon's Dirt Cheap Compost: And Devon Maher's plan for an environmentally friendly business that "specializes in the collation and distribution of worm waste through the process of "vermi-composting," which uses the critters to feed on decomposing waste material like kitchen scraps to produce a nutrient-rich fertilizer, made a powerful impression on Mindy Walls, the director, Entrepreneurship Center, at the University of West Virginia's College of Business and Economics, a sponsor of the competition.
Since the ubiquitous "my bad" has become a catch-all expression for Generation Y, Rohde believes he can take the brand much further "I'd like to do a MyBad collection on college campuses, and in the long-run, expand into making Ed Hardy style clothing.
The solution could be in your socks. The promise of Massox, men's designer socks made of bamboo fiber and equipped with acupressure massagers inside sock's surface is to relax the feet. According to its website, Massox "uses wisdom from the past and technology from the present, to create sustainable socks of the future.
These instant mixed cocktails have other advantages: Morgan Business Plan Competition, Purdue University The brothers Jacob and Matthew Smoker, are developing biodegradable diapers made of soybeans among other soybean and corn-based productsa product intended to appeal to environmentally conscious parents.
But can soybeans take-away that full-diaper smell? It seems humans are at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to purchasing items like concert tickets, compared to the software programs used by scalpers to buy those tickets fast, and in bulk.
When entering a website utilizing the "human software," a person will be asked to complete a simple game, easy for humans, but difficult for computers to decipher.
A possible victory for mankind over machine.Marcellus School District web site. Oct. 2, BOE schedules capital project vote for Dec. 11 At their regular board meeting on Oct.
1, members of the Marcellus Board of Education adopted a resolution to schedule a voter referendum on a proposed capital improvement project for Dec.
11, Construction Project Serves as Educational Resource. On a sunny afternoon, the alternative school’s construction technology class visited the new Delta Program building in progress on the high school campus — part of a State College Area School District plan.
Scheduled Network Maintenance! PWCS staff will be performing scheduled network maintenance on Sunday, November 18, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
During this time there will be intermittent unavailability of services that include Internet access from schools and accessing SMS . Bergen Community College is a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. 2 the Carson community have also contributed their expertise in creating a viable business plan for the project’s operations.
Similar in-kind contributions are pledged for the development of the. I am thrilled to be a part of the West Briar community as the principal of West Briar Middle School. We work to create a dynamic learning environment and to challenge and support all of our students.