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OC Blog

This OC Blog features mostly articles from our quarterly OC Magazine.  Articles cover a variety of topics inspired by the different programs that we offer at OC. You will also find Peter's Podium written by Peter Bergson, OC Co-Founder, who explores broader philosophical topics related to Open Education.

 

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7.1.20

The Teen Years at Open Connections

The Teen Years at Open Connections: Examining the program hallmarks of Group Tutorial IV and Shaping Your Life - tracing how they work together to help OC teens craft the lives the want. As outlined...

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6.1.20

Peter's Podium: The Value of Unstructured Time

Written by Peter Bergson, OC Co-founder. Originally Published in the Open Connections Magazine, Spring 2020.   I have always been curious when people use the term unstructured in reference to how...

PROGRAM UPDATE

5.20.20

Virtual-Program Updates

We at Open Connections has been stretching our Flexible Thinking muscles this spring with virtual learning while the campus is closed.  Below we share some snap-shots of what has been happening in...

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5.5.20

Start With The End In Mind

This is the footage from our parent question and answer meeting regarding Open Connections' philosophy held virtually on April 29th, 2020. Presented by Rick Sleutaris, Interim Executive Director.

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5.1.20

The Choice Program in Action: Developing Essential Life Skills

This article was originally published in the Spring 2020 issue of the OC Magazine.   From the Open Connections Program Descriptions: Choice I, II, and III offer young people the chance to explore...

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4.1.20

A Life Full of Purpose and Fulfillment

The title is taken from the mission statement of Open Connections and it is ultimately what we want for each young person—a life full of purpose and fulfillment. With the end in mind, one way that...

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