The YEIP™ approach emphasizes learning and applying fundamental academic skills. Including research (reading), plan development (writing), financial analysis (math) and the integration of technology (STEAM). All requiring the application of “critical thinking skills” the critical skill of the 21st-century student and business professionals.
Standards-based curricula which is task-based and is designed to combine academic and applied to learn. This curriculum is aligned with Common Core Standards, National English, Language Arts, Math, and Technology standards (STEM).
YEIP™ is focused on eSports (Gaming), Sports, Education, and Technology. We firmly believe that IP (Intellectual Property) is the currency of the future. Urban creativity and innovation have yet to be tapped and is ready to explode with new ideas and companies of the future. By helping students learn how business functions we empower them with the skills for today and tomorrow.
The purpose of this program is to provide students with the opportunity to apply critical thinking skills in an academic setting, that they can apply directly to future careers.
About the Author
Reginald Grant, MSEd is a serial entrepreneur, consultant, speaker, and author. He currently serves as Director of Corporate Relations for the Retired NFL Players Congress and is the CEO / co-founder of eSportsInstruction.
He is the author of several books including “Youth Entrepreneurial Impact Program”, “Success Stories: Insights by African American Men”, “Thoughts of an Urban Teacher”, “A Case For Bilingual Education”, “A Teacher’s View, Education in America” and “Reaching and Teaching African-American Males”. He has a Master’s in Education, Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). He was an English teacher for seventeen years. He is a state of California Certificated English Teacher and has served on the three State of California development/review panels for English assessment exams. He is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of others and sees education as the force for change. He is an alumni member of the University of Oregon and Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society. He is also a former professional athlete (Jets & Miami, NFL & Ottawa, CFL).