State of the Union, 2016

Alright, so after googling State of the Union and watching a few past speeches it seemed like a good idea to write one for Experience Institute. Not because I think of myself as a president. It’s merely an interesting way to frame an honest look at our successes and failures in 2015 while sharing goals for 2016. … Read More

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Student Stories: Term II

Before embarking on their third and final term, students employed story as a tool to reflect on their learnings from the previous three months. They’ve shared these learnings through photos, writing, and video. Click their names below to learn more about the paths they’ve blazed during Term II.

by Dane Johnson

The Making of a Story

At Ei, storytelling is one of five main components within our curriculum. We hold it in such high regard because it serves as a tool for reflection in all aspects of work and life. For the year at Ei, storytelling is a kind of synthesis by which we distill our learnings into a shareable and … Read More

by Dane Johnson

Apprentice vs Intern: What’s the difference?

It’s popularly inferred that an intern’s role revolves around coffee runs and paper pushing. But would you expect an apprentice to do the same? What is the difference between the label apprentice vs intern? We think so. At Experience Institute, we’ve created a new model for learning and skill acquisition that utilizes apprenticeships and projects … Read More

by Dane Johnson

Where are they now: An alumni update on Muffadal Saylawala

In Fall 2013, we started with five students. After 12 months of learning through experience, our first class graduated this past September. One of these students was Muffadal Saylawala. Today, we’ve handed the blog over to him to share how he’s using the momentum from his year at Ei to propel him into building out a dream project … Read More

by Dane Johnson
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