Category: Innovation

Designing A Better World

April 29, 2019 0

In August 2019, over 2,200 schools will open doors to students in the state of Georgia. A small number of those schools will be brand new. None like this. Mount Vernon Presbyterian School opens the doors to a brand new Upper School (Grades 9-12) building after a year of construction and years of planning, dreaming,…

By Chip Houston

Curiosity and Intelligence

October 26, 2015 0

Curiosity and Intelligence Mount Vernon Presbyterian School and the Mount Vernon Institute for Innovation hosted the 3rd annual Council on Innovation last Friday. Students in the Upper School iDiploma cohorts read and discussed the article ‘Curiosity is as Important as Intelligence‘ beforehand, then listened as the panel of external experts discussed the same article. The…

By Chip Houston

Father/Son Based Learning: Chocolate Fondue

August 23, 2014 0

My friend and esteemed colleague Bo Adams has inspired many with his #FSBL aka Father/Son Based Learning concept (it also takes other forms such as Mother/Son or Mother/Daughter, etc.) Here is a peak at my family’s most recent learning adventure in search of the perfect dipping items for chocolate fondue. Thanks for the inspiration Bo!

By Chip Houston