Project Invent and Every Student As An Innovator

Key Points

  • Bringing in innovation is such a fun thing to do and you don’t have to have a STEM background for it.

  • Co-learning is so important – learning alongside your students.

This episode of the Getting Smart Podcast is sponsored by What If?

Also, if you’re interested in submitting your teacher pledge, find out more here and send a recording to [email protected].

On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast, Shawnee Caruthers is joined by a few special guests from Project Invent, design thinking and invention programs to empower every student as an innovator.

Jordan Mareno is Partnerships and Recruitment Manager at Project Invent, Alexis Lopez is an educator and fellow for Project Invent and lastly, Angel, a student who recently participated in a Project Invent cohort!

The dreams don’t work unless you do.



Applications for the Project Invent fellowship close on May 31 – be sure to register today!

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