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Invention Education

Check out Invention Education: Portraits, Strategies and Starting Points podcast series, the latest installment in our STEM Talks series.

Leading the world to whatever is nex...

Oregon educator, Katrina Hull, is preparing the next generation of problem solvers Katrina Hull looks back and doesn’t know how she ended up as a CTE teacher. “I think I just kept saying yes, over and …

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Underdogs to rocket systems champs

Teacher, Doug Scott, shows us how to get the disconnected kids involved Rocket Boys “I had four students that participated on our Lemelson MIT event team in 2013 and 2014 – Ford, Jason, Nick and Jim,” …

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Women as engineers – encouragi...

An interview with mechanical engineer and entrepreneur, Katelyn Sweeney Mechanical engineer and entrepreneur, Katelyn Sweeny is pretty convinced that everybody has an internal venture with which they’ …

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Toggling Switches, Loading Decks, In...

Raul “Rudy” Reyna Credits Early Invention Experience for Life’s Successes Dr. Raul “Rudy” Reyna was in high school and he asked his geometry teacher a question that would change his life: “What is a c …

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Failing forward, jumping up and down...

An interview with Portland, Oregon Educator Kristin Moon Testing the boundaries When Portland, Ore. teacher Kristin Moon taught in middle school, her classroom was directly above the school office. On …

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