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Minimum Viable Product Tips

Minimum Viable Product Tips

What follows are some tips concerning minimum viable product design in high school entrepreneurship. The Minimum Viable Product Continuum All MVPs fall somewhere on the continuum between nearly useless and completely validating. If your students’ MVP only measures...

How I Became the Google Slides Templates Guy

How I Became the Google Slides Templates Guy

In this post, I I reflect upon my experience in the Ed Tech game, and examine just how I came to be the Google Slides Templates guy (a title I just made up). A Little History From 2011-2014, I was employed as an instructional technology coach in a great little school...

The Adjacent Possible

The Adjacent Possible

 The idea behind a business is often the single most important factor that contributes to a founder's ability to launch, gain momentum, and grow a business without losing steam and fizzling out. So what's a founder to do when they're having trouble coming up with...

How To Make A GIF

How To Make A GIF

In the video below, I demonstrate how to make a GIF using Adobe Photoshop. TutorialHow To Make A GIF I generally teach this lesson leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. I find it's a great way to prevent my students from checking out early as many them are delighted...

The Sweet Spot

The Sweet Spot

One of the biggest challenges of leading the IncubatorEDU curriculum is helping your students zero in on an idea that is appropriate for the class. What follows is the framework I use with my students when vetting different business ideas during the ideation process....

Problems, Passions, and Tribes

Problems, Passions, and Tribes

There's nothing that will better prepare you to lead your students through the ideation phase of building a business than having led instruction in that area once before. Unfortunately, that's not possible for year-one incubator teachers, so I've attempted to gather...

The Not-Adobe Creative Suite

The Not-Adobe Creative Suite

If you spend a lot of time producing content on the web, there's a strong chance the Adobe Creative Suite comprises many, if not most of, the tools in your toolkit. If you're on a budget though, or want to offer your students free software alternatives, check out my...

Exemplar (S01E05)

In this episode of The Progress Report, I share a full length interview that one my students conducted as part of a career research project in my Intro Business class. Facebook Youtube Instagram Twitter LinkedIn

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