SA 044: Don Wettrick, on Building Young Entrepreneurs and Innovators

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Don Wettrick

In this episode, I talk to Don Wettrick about initiation, the significant part of leaning and failure into difficulty, and what that means to cooperation, ingenuity and innovation. We discuss difficulty it requires to eventually become a more significant element of instruction and in the classroom.

Guest Bio:

Don Wettrick is an Invention Specialist at Noblesville High School, just outside Indianapolis, IN. He’s the writer of “Pure Brilliance: Constructing a Culture of Innovation and Taking 20% Time to Another Degree”. Wettrick has been employed as high school teacher and a middle school; innovation and educational advisor; and educational speaker. Don is enthusiastic about supplying them along with the digital tools they should give them a competitive advantage and helping pupils locate their educational opportunities.

Don has lectured from the other side of the United States and Europe about social media use, cooperation, and work environments that empower invention. He hosts an internet radio program, InnovatED, for the BAM! Radio Network. Don works with students and teachers to bring collaborative and innovation abilities into instruction.


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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:

  • The 20% time version in schools
    • I believe why there much melancholy on earth, it’s. We’re looking to what everybody else is doing. And we’re not letting our children to follow and blaze their very own trail.

  • What he learned in his analysis on entrepreneurship in schools
    • We bemoan the whole “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know Teachers understand lots of folks. We set that to power do n’t?

  • The one little ability that’s essential in being an entrepreneur and driving towards initiation
    • Supporting your youngsters to network… I see social networking as the game changer for children.

    • Innovators don’t get caught up in CNN garbage. When they hear folks whine about something, they go, “Oh my gosh, there’s a trouble to solve.”

  • The best way to cultivate a great learning environment at home


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