Invention Ed: Teaching Creators, Not Consumers


Invention Education is emerging as a practice for building the core competencies that drive innovation: creativity, resourcefulness, and agility combined with an ability to dissect a problem, prototype, experiment and iterate. Join us to hear from Invention Education practitioners across the K-16 spectrum and a student inventor about how to enhance learning, open minds and possibilities, and prepare students for the jobs of the future through Invention Education.

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  1. Understand the critical mindsets and skills needed to future-proof youth through invention education.
  2. Make connections between the traits of an inventor and inventive mindsets to what educators are already doing with students.
  3. Engage in several invention activities for grades K-12 to support integration of invention and innovation into multiple content areas.



Susan Pierson-Brown, Principal, Seven November, Inc.

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