An immersive youth innovation and entrepreneurship program that helps build skills and capacity that young people can use in school, work and their community.
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Why should I take this course?
In the Social Innovation STEAM Lab experience, youth participants will work together in teams to address a social complex challenge they care about and design and build a prototype and business concept. The prototype may be a physical product, service design, process or others.
This resource includes the essential tools, methods, and materials you need to facilitate a meaningful learning experience for youth participants. This includes event agendas, instructional slide decks, print materials, video resources, and implementation tools. STEAM Lab tools, methods and materials have been used in a wide variety of settings, including schools, after-school programs, and summer camps.
Estimated Time of Completion: 2.5 hour
Deborah Parizek drives HFLI’s efforts to provide workshops, programs and site coaching that pair effective education and human-centered design approaches, empowering learners to lead transformational change in, with and for their community. She is known for cultivating the conversations, empathy, and capacity critical to addressing complex challenges. Prior to joining HFLI in 2005, Deborah designed and directed extensive teacher leadership development programs for multiple school systems