With Rocket Ready, our goal is to fuel MOONSHOT THINKING among our staff members . The approach is unique in that we thought of the end in mind and backward mapped our staff development. One of the key culmination Micro Credentials is the "World Changer". This credential requires Teachers and Students to research a real world problem and apply strategies related to the curriculum to solve the problem.
Teachers earn micro-credentials by working through classes, online video and activities, then showing evidence of learning through screenshots or activities. The focus is on what teachers are doing with students, not on "attending a class".
The culmination of the project each year is a 2 minute video that teachers/students create that describe the problem they worked on resolving. Teachers work toward a common goal by earning micro-credentials and outside funding fuels sending a student to Space Camp.