ePortfolio 101: Introduction to ePortfolio

An ePortfolio is similar to a resume. One major difference is that the resume is dead. ePortfolios are the new resume. Are you still sending that boring plain white document with blank ink to your future employers?

Immersive Workshop Saturday 12/04/15

Based on the needs of each scholar in the first cohort I designed this stack of workshops to be inline with your projects as part of a full-day immersive bootcamp. Workshop Details We will start at 1pm so please arrive a few minutes before 1pm. There will be 3-4 breaks throughout the bootcamp and then…

Idea Development

Idea Development is the first of a series of workshops that will teach you how to take an idea and turn it into a product or service that meets an unmet need in your community.

Self-Designing and Earning Your Own Degree

Let’s say you were to design and produce your own degree. Let’s say you stick to the plan and work hard at it for several years. Think about the incredible story you will have to tell your future boss, friends, and family. Now, compare that with the story you would have to tell if you went through the traditional college experience.

Grow NJ Provides Funding for Businesses to Hire You

Grow NJ Assistance Program Grow NJ is a powerful job creation and retention incentive program that strengthens New Jersey’s competitive edge against tax incentive programs in surrounding states. Businesses that are creating or retaining jobs in New Jersey may be eligible for up to tax credits ranging from $500 to $5,000 per job, per year;…

Education no longer prepares a student for the economy

The education system did not prepare me for the economy. This is now a recurring theme across the disciplines as business and finance graduates are moving home after college, law students, etc. Students are not able to pursue the career they spent a quarter million dollars on. Action Horizon Institute is my version of a…

Define Yourself Unmistakably

I find it interesting¬†when I seem to find blog posts and other relevant content on the web when I am going through a personal or professional challenge. It is almost as though that specific content wanted to connect with me at this specific time to deliver a specific message. I came across the below passage…

Teaching Curiosity to Satisfy Knowledge Cravings

Students will learn to harness the power of their curiosity to satisfy their knowledge cravings in an effort to advance society.

Social Innovation Conference

The founder of Action Horizon Institute is speaking at the social innovation conference, Cooperative Impact.

Self-Directed Learning

Scholars optimize their personal learning environment (PLE) to accomplish specific goals which they outlined in their personal learning plan (PLP) with their mentors.

Social and Emotional Learning

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process children and adults acquire and apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals…

Plan for Impact: Youth Services Assessment

The key partners and stakeholders of our workforce system have taken a look at the eligible youth population and identified the service needs of our target youth population.

Dr. Ronald King

Advisor and mentor in the Action Horizon network.

Youth become visionary leaders

For the first time in history, young people are being given the opportunity to become leaders, business owners, and founders of revolutionary projects.

LIFT has systemic impact on homelessness

Social enterprise named LIFT is solving homelessness at the systemic level. LIFT is an example of the type of social enterprise the scholars in Action Horizon Institute are building.

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