Twenty Percent Time, Really, Seriously, Like Totally 20%

A foundational idea to the Mosaic Collective is beginning to gather momentum. It’s the idea of 20% time, made famous by organizations and companies like Google. Can you imagine dedicating 20% of your work time to personal curiosity, inquiry, and experimentation; operating only under the caveat that what you develop and create must benefit the… Read More Twenty Percent Time, Really, Seriously, Like Totally 20%

Day 58: Protons are Protons, Not Quarks, They’re Protons … Duh!

The science lab was buzzing today. In between working with students, who made appointments to meet with me (so cool!), I couldn’t help but eavesdrop on the impressive conversations that were taking place as students were assembled in small groups like the one in the above picture. Here’s some of the amazingness I overheard: What are… Read More Day 58: Protons are Protons, Not Quarks, They’re Protons … Duh!

Days 48 – 52: First Graders, Community, and Halloween – Umm, Oh My?

We were invited to Clear Sky Elementary School to help with their first grade projects. About fifty Mosaic students and two teachers bussed to our fellow feeder area school where we were greeted by teachers. In this picture a first grade teacher discusses the project and the presentations. Our students appreciated helping the youngsters and giving… Read More Days 48 – 52: First Graders, Community, and Halloween – Umm, Oh My?