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Investigate! Invent! Innovate!

Inspire Grade 7 and 8 students to invent creative solutions to everyday problems with this project-based program!

 

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I3’s flexible lessons are curriculum-aligned and easily integrated into teaching plans.

 
  • Ideal for virtual or blended classrooms

  • Aligned with provincial curriculum

  • No cost to educators in publicly-funded schools

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Foster skills in STEAM and the global competencies

  • Creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Character and self-directed learning
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Citizenship (local, global and sustainable)

 

 

Sign up today for FREE training lesson plans and resources for educators in publicly funded schools.

The Invention Convention

The program culminates with a virtual Invention Convention where students showcase their learning and pitch their inventions and creativity to The Learning Partnership’s corporate partners, volunteers and members of the public.

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Program features – Educators

  • Educator training: Pre-recorded virtual training sessions for each lesson available to all educators in the public education system across Canada in both English and French
  • Lesson plans and resources: Easy access to a dashboard of training, lesson plans, and resources including student toolkit with activity sheets and accompanying presentations. All available in English & French.
  • Online collaboration & volunteer feedback: New online platform for online collaboration among students and structured support to hold end-of-program culminating event – including trained volunteers to provide student feedback
  • National, virtual Invention Convention: Opportunities for your students to showcase their work, receive feedback and share their passion for invention with students across Canada


 

Newly-designed curriculum includes lessons for budding entrepreneurs to develop and market the products they create!

Students develop Global Competencies and other future-ready skills.

"Students in the program are getting experience with innovation... and pushing themselves in an area they're not normally comfortable with."

*Filmed pre-COVID19
 

Program features – Students

  • Research: Students identify a problem or topic and use their creativity, inventiveness and problem-solving skills to develop a solution
  • Build product or prototype: Collaborate to build a prototype or product and plan to launch it! Get real-world feedback from business people and innovators who’ve been in your shoes
  • Showcase your work to the world: Participate in the virtual, national Invention Convention, showcase your work, and share your passion for invention with your peers from across Canada

 

I3 features lessons on project management, patents and intellectual property, environmental and societal impacts of innovation, market research, and communicating their inventions by creating websites, brochures and promotional videos.
 

 

Newly-designed curriculum includes lessons for budding entrepreneurs to develop and market the products they create!

Register now!

What’s new in the virtual version?

  • New pre-recorded online training free to educators in publicly-funded schools across Canada in English or French
  • A comprehensive set of curriculum-aligned lesson plans suitable for virtual, blended or in-person teaching
  • Updated dashboard of program resources including training, lesson plans, and a student toolkit (presentations, worksheets, other materials)
  • Increased focus on embedding development of the global competencies and measuring achievement of these learning outcomes
  • New platform for online collaboration among student teams and for students to showcase their work
  • A team of volunteers who provides students with feedback on their projects
  • A national, virtual Invention Convention where students can share their ideas with each other and the world!

Start your students on their innovation journey today!

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Investigate! Invent! Innovate! is part of The Learning Partnership's suite of inclusive innovation education programs, designed to inspire deep learning and cultivate future-ready skills and global competencies essential for today's students to become tomorrow's problem solvers and change makers