Project Based Grading

Project Based Grading

Conforming to a traditional grading system in a project based curriculum is one of the biggest instructional challenges in teaching entrepreneurship authentically. The Challenge In the real world, there are no report cards. The notion of a “C+” doesn’t really exist to...
Customer Conversations

Customer Conversations

In this short post, I’d like to share a real customer conversation that I held with an acquaintance to model the MVP Experimentation phase of an entrepreneurship curriculum. HappyGramm.com In my first year of teaching high school entrepreneurship, I conceived of...
Minimum Viable Product Pitch Deck Examples

Minimum Viable Product Pitch Deck Examples

The slides above are intended to be used for demonstration purposes when putting together an Minimum Viable Product Pitch Deck. Exemplars The slides in the deck in this post come from 6 different student teams’ minimum viable product pitch decks. Do not consider...
Minimum Viable Product Pitch Deck

Minimum Viable Product Pitch Deck

The Minimum Viable Product Pitch is an important milestone in every high school entrepreneurship curriculum. For most student teams, the MVP pitch represents the first time that they will share their vision with a scrutinizing audience. As an entrepreneurship...
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...
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...