Improving lives through invention

The Transformative Power of Invention Education

This approach to STEM learning ignites creativity, instills lifelong skills, and fuels the innovation economy.

How do we ensure that school is not a limiting factor for creativity and innovation, but instead instills an inventive mindset in our students? Our answer is Invention Education.

This op-ed in Invention Notebook — authored by Elizabeth Stock and Michela Sottura of Oregon MESA and Erin Tochen of the InventEd Network — explores how teaching the ways inventors find and solve problems can open the world of STEM to all young people.

Read their thought piece to learn about the example of Oregon MESA, and what’s needed to expand access and support for similar programs and curricula in the growing field of Invention Education.

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