But one day around 2025 they will.
Until then, I torment then with Godin's book. The final assignments are to write a research paper in which they explain either what Linchpin ability they possess currently or hope to acquire in college and, my favorite things I get to teach, their final Linchpin boards.
For the record, here are the seven traits of a Linchpin.
To show off their Linchpin boards, I reserved out Training Center and invited our administration, teachers, and parents. As the students were setting them up, I was grinning ear to ear.
"You love this don't you," a student said.
"This is better than Christmas," I said. And it's true.
Here is why: