Join the National Inventors Hall of Fame® in an exploration of invention education – a pedagogy that invites students to discover or “invent” solutions to real-world problems.
Attendees will meet practitioners of this learning style from across the country, including Hall of Fame Inductee Jacqueline Quinn, a NASA environmental engineer who co-invented a revolutionary and environmentally safe clean-up technology called emulsified zero-valent iron (EZVI).
- Actionable strategies you can use to achieve greater student outcomes
- How to engage students and teachers through authentic invention education
- How invention education develops key life skills such as creativity, confidence and problem solving
- Insights into why invention education is an effective solution for school districts with unique challenges and student populations
- A behind-the-scenes look into how the National Inventors Hall of Fame develops its engaging hands-on programming, and fulfills its mission to advance the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship nationwide
For all webinars broadcast by Education Week after August 1, 2019, Certificates of Completion are available to all registered live attendees who attend 53 minutes or more of this webinar. Educators can download a PDF certificate verifying 1 hour of Professional Development credit. As with all professional development hours delivered, Education Week recommends each educator verify ahead of the webinar broadcast that the content will qualify for professional development in your school, district, county, or state with your supervisor, human resources professional, and/or principal or superintendent’s office.
A transcript will be available for download from the resource list within five business days after the event.