Jobs, Imagination, and the Future David Carstensen, NSJHS Library Media Teacher
STEVE JOBS Cofounder of APPLE COMPUTER, INC. 1955 -2011 "The ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world are the ones who do. "
Introducing Wiki. Work Turning on the Lights Students will observe work processes at a local organization, identify new work opportunities and share the results with the business and school. Students will use the Wiki. Work wiki to find resources, record their experiences and share their ideas.
Students Creating Opportunities • Library • • Students observe work process Identify growth & added value opportunities Gain work experience Develop a positive work ethic from their participation Worksite Wiki • • Creative thinking resources & activities Job & volunteer opportunity bank Entrepreneurial resources Develop & share proposals Build Wiki for benefit of school community • Critical thinking, reading & analytical skills • Work career pathways • Wiki. Work curriculum Classroom support The Wiki empowers the students to find resources, locate work opportunities, record their experiences and help others.
Results • • • Students learn to think like entrepreneurs Students connect classroom skills with workplace needs Students learn to collaborate and network Internship/job possibilities Growing partnership between NSJHS and local organizations Beneficial effects on economy
“Wiki. Work” Skills Used Analyzing, Calculating, Collaborating, Collecting, Comparing, Contributing, Creating, Defining, Designing, Determining, Developing, Discovering, Distinguishing, Focusing, Imagining, Observing, Organizing, Prioritizing, Promoting, Publicizing, Publishing, Researching
What we need from NSJHS faculty Support & enthusiasm! Consider granting extra credit for Wiki. Work products Help students connect Wiki to Career Pathways to develop creativity Tie Wiki. Work to curriculum standards
Next Steps Time Event January 24 • Buy-in by NSJHS Faculty February 24 • Roll out program to school (Steve Jobs’ Birthday) • Possibly through recorded announcement March • Form Wiki. Work steering committee • Introduce Wiki. Work to Citrus Heights Chamber of Comerce • Start enrolling kids in Wiki. Work program • Wiki. Work logo contest April • Have at least thirty kids actively enrolled in Wiki. Work
STEVE JOBS Cofounder of APPLE COMPUTER, INC. 1955 -2011 “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. ”
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