No longer touching the ground- Growth Mindset at Embark

it had, seemingly, been years since I had been a true beginner at something.  Sure, I could still ride a bike but going up and down hills, over rocks, and around trees was hard and more than once I humbly found myself looking up at the treetop and sky as I lay on the ground with my bike entangled with my limbs… It isn’t always easy to embrace the challenges as an education team or as a novice mountain biker. Sometimes it would be easier to avoid the bumps, bruises and blows you take while still being a beginner.

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Miguel Gonzalez
Favorite?

No matter how many times I’m asked the “favorite” question, I never feel ready to respond. I love purple, but blue and orange are pretty great too. I couldn’t possibly live without avocados...or chocolate...or pumpkin muffins...or really all the delicious food (except mayonnaise, I hate mayonnaise).

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Carissa Solomon
The Journey: Welcome to the Embark Blog

“Embark Education is a launch pad for adolescents inherent intellectual curiosity” is blazed across our website homepage and we embrace the challenge of redefining the learning journey for our students and learners in the future. “The Journey” is a blog that will capture the Embark voyage from the perspective of me, the Director of Embark, educators and students. We will be sharing thoughts, reflections, growth.

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Miguel Gonzalez
What is it like to be an Embark student?

Radical Empathy is actively striving to better understand and share the feelings of others. To fundamentally change our perspectives from judgmental to accepting, in an attempt to more authentically connect with ourselves and others. Our radically empathetic community places this at the root of everything we do.

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Miguel Gonzalez