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Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society

Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society, hosted by Jeff Croley and Jason LaFay, intends to help merge the worlds of education and business by featuring innovative programs, projects, and people in K12 education throughout Michigan and beyond. The show aims to be the voice of K12 innovation. In order to better understand what is happening in schools it is important to provide a narrative of how education is evolving. To ensure a new generation of learner is adequately prepared, driven, and passionately ready for the workforce old divides must be bridged.

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How is Michigan Department of Education Working on Innovation?

Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society
February 18, 2015 8:30 AM

DeWitt High School students Geoffry Croley and Ben Zamiara of the Michigan Creativity Group interviewed several champions of the Michigan "education innovation movement" at the Michigan Innovative Schools Conference on December 9, 2014. Linda Forward of the Michigan Department of Education commented on the state of Michigan K-12 education innovation. Additionally, Linda commented on the importance of getting school districts to share best practices and collaborate in order to provide all students with cutting-edge learning opportunities. The Michigan Creativity Group is excited at the prospect of working with Linda - whose focus at the MDE is on innovation and school improvement - to create more events throughout the state to showcase student and educator work

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Lansing leaders look at creative education alternatives

Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society
January 13, 2015 2:00 PM

Jeffrey Croley, a local youth leader, speaks to Edythe Hatter-Williams from Capital Area Michigan Works! about how they are working to connect young adults with local businesses. Edythe discusses other options other than college. In addition, Barb Whitney, executive director of Lansing Art Gallery, a presentor at the event, about finding her passion. Barb talks about how schools who help young students find their career path.

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High School students Interview Local Leaders

Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society
January 13, 2015 12:46 PM

In these segments Jason Lafay and and Jeff Croley interview high school students attending CATALYST. The students share their takeaways from the conference. One of the students had the opportunity to ask Govenor Snyder a question about changes in education. Hear students interviewing local leaders including: Bob Trezise, CEO of LEAP, Skyin Yin, ‎communications & experiential learning coordinator at OISS Michigan State University, and Lauren Aitch, presdient of The Aitch Foundation.

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Growing tomorrow's problem solvers

Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society
January 6, 2015 1:52 PM

Michigan Business Network CEO Chris Holman kicks off the newest show on the network. JasonLaFay and JeffCroley give some background on Students United: Mobile Minds Flipping Society. It seeks to bring together those who want to promote creativity,positivity, and innovation in K-12 education. They hope to bring the education and business sectors together. This show helps provide a platform for teachers to work as collaborators with the students and challenge leaders in the community to define creativity as problem solving.
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