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Jen Hendrickson
Curriculum developer, passionate educator, life long learner
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This morning we held our last class of the Global Entrepreneurship Portland program--and none of us could believe it was actually here! Our students have grown so much as learners, leaders and entrepreneurs; likely accomplishing more than they thought possible. As instructors we are incredibly proud of each and can't... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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As we start our last week in Portland, there is much work to do on our Biz Box projects. But before we started that, we had a Skype chat with CIEE Portland Alumni Karel Nappus from Estonia. He filled us in on his experience with the program and what he... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Today our students gave 10 minute presentations prepared for their client, the Portland SeaDogs. The teams worked hard in the last week to understand baseball, the Portland market and make data-based recommendations based on their case study. We were pleased to host our SeaDogs representatives on campus to decide who... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Our week ended with a packed day of activities, but 20 of our students met Beth, one of our instructors, for yoga at 7 a.m. Does it get better to greet the day by the bay with a good stretch? Then it was off to work for our client, the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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Welcome to Portland! Our campus at Southern Maine Community College welcomed 43 amazing students who look great next to our beautiful bay. Today the Global Entrepreneurship students in Portland got to experience many "firsts" in America! We started by helping everyone learn names and get ready for this adventure. We... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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One of the principles that students are learning in The Lean StartUp is that you have to “get out of the building” and talk to real customers. To create this opportunity for our students, we partnered with the minor league baseball team, the Portland SeaDogs, and asked our students to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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When 42 Entrepreneurship students arrived in Portland, Maine from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the United States, I knew that I would love hearing all of their opinions, ideas and perspectives of this new cultural experience--they haven't disappointed! Right from the start, students have shared what they want to learn from... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2015 at High School Summer Abroad Blog | CIEE
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