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Innovation Curriculum: Workshop Model

Teaching Tomorrow's Innovators


Innovation Curriculum: Workshop Model

This flexible, project-based curriculum teaches students how to solve challenges facing their communities—and communities around the world—by applying principles of scientific research and design thinking. This do-it-yourself kit offers engaging ways for students to build STEM knowledge, as well as 21st-century skills like critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication.

The Workshop Model is designed to be implemented as an intensive 1–2 day session, similar to a “hack-a-thon.” Download the materials below to get started.

(To see the Classroom Model of this curriculum, click here.)

Day 1
Appendix A1
Appendix C1
Day 2
Appendix A2
Appendix C2 
 
Appendix A3
Appendix D
 
Appendix B 
Appendix E 

Share Your Experience on Social Media: “I Am An #Innovator of Tomorrow”

Teachers: Download these pdfs and distribute them to students who participate in the Challenge. Encourage them to take a picture of themselves or their group holding the “I Am An #Innovator of Tomorrow” or “We Are #Innovators of Tomorrow” statements, and post it to their social networks.

Individual Innovator PDF 

Group Innovators PDF 

Teacher Training

We are also hosting an online Professional Learning Community (PLC) to support educators using these resources. To join, sign up here.