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Get into uncomfortable situations. You’d be surprised how much you learn about yourself when you’re experiencing something new and scary.
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
Ei is more than a school for individuals who design their own education. We are also a design studio that adapts design thinking for k-12, higher ed, and businesses. One aspect of that work is our Design Thinking collaborations with K12 schools. (You can see these collaborations demonstrated in the video below highlighting our work with … Read More
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.
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
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
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