The workshop supplements any efforts to introduce innovation, creative problem solving, and social empathy early in the schools. A peer student-led session has proven to be effective in other school environments across the globe where these sessions were conducted.
The goal is to create an innovation movement among K-12 students, where ideation, innovation, and problem-solving are incorporated early into education as part of the curriculum.
In-person or virtual sessions using Gitanjali's personal experiences and examples. The workshop hopes to inculcate the spirit of innovation and a discipline of following a methodology that can be easily understood and adopted by everybody. This hopefully enables individuals to think beyond academics and adopt techniques for innovation to solve real-world problems.
45 min to 90 min depending on the number of participants. We can make it at a certain frequency if the students find it valuable.
Guides through a prescriptive process that details 5 steps with examples where they can start with an idea and create a solution.
Participants are better aware of the role of innovation and supplement their classroom study through ideation and creative solution development. In addition, they can also use the process to compete in STEM contests/challenges.
"A Young Innovator's Guide to STEM" creates an innovation movement for students, parents, and teachers. The book focuses on sharing a roadmap to innovation with a practical process for innovation and foolproof tips to compete in STEM and other contests.