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Supporting Innovation

In this section, you will find hundreds of resources in a variety of formats that can be used to support and motivate innovative behaviors and attitudes, provide information, and inspire participation in innovation programs and activities. These resources come in a wide range of formats, from books to blogs and from webinars to websites.

 

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Title Author Audience Year Format
Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball 
Coy, John 
Grades 3-5 
2013 
Book 
How the Maker Movement is Transforming Education  
Stager, Gary S.; Martinez, Sylvia Libow 
Adults 
2013 
Article 
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How to get students interested in STEM 
Angle, Erika 
Adults 
2018 
article 
How to Kickstart Maker Education 
Boss, Suzie 
Adults 
2016 
Article 
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How to Promote Creative Thinking 
Honig, Alice Sterling 
Adults 
2000 
Article 
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How to Think Like a Scientist: Answering Questions by the Scientific Method 
Kramer, Stephen P. 
Grades 3-5 
1987 
Book 
Howtoons: Playground 
Parker, Jeff  
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2017 
E-book 
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Howtoons: Seeing the Future: A Guide to Visual Communication 
Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2017 
E-book 
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I am Inventing an Invention (A Charlie and Lola Book) 
Child, Lauren; Hill, Samantha 
 
2010 
Book 
I is for Idea: An Inventions Alphabet  
Schonberg, Marcia 
Grades 3-5 
2007 
Book 
Idea Hacks: Come up with 10x More Creative Ideas in 1/2 the Time 
Robledo, I.C 
Adults 
2017 
Book 
If I Built a Car 
VanDusen, Chris 
 
2007 
Book 
If I Built a House 
VanDusen, Chris 
 
2012 
Book 
Iggy Peck, Architect 
Beaty, Andrea 
 
2016 
Book 
iKids (Inventive kids) 
Wood, Angela 
Adults, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2016 
Website 
Imaginative Inventions: The Who, What, Where, When, and Why of Roller Skates, Potato Chips, Marbles, and Pie (and More!) 
Mericle, Charise 
Grades 3-5 
2001 
Book 
In the Bag! Margaret Knight Wraps It Up 
Kulling, Monica 
Grades 3-5 
2011 
Book 
Incredible Inventions 
Hopkins, Lee Bennett 
Grades 3-5 
2009 
Book 
Indian teenager develops technique to detect silent heart attacks 
Khan, Shehab 
Adults, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Article 
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Innovation 101 
Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation 
Adults 
2017 
Lesson Plans 
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Innovation in Libraries Grant 
Library Pipeline - Awesome Innovation in Libraries Chapter 
Adults 
2017 
Grant application 
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Innovation Nation: How Canadian innovators made the world smarter, smaller, kinder, safer, healthier, wealthier, and happier 
Johnston, David; Jenkins, Tom 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2017 
Book 
Innovator's Mindset, The 
Couros, George 
Adults 
2015 
Book 
Innovators: How a Groups of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution, The 
Isaacson, Walter 
Adults, Grades 9-12 
2015 
Book 
Inside Look at an Award-Winning Maker Program 
Jarrett, Kevin 
Adults 
2016 
Article 
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Inspire Innovation Lab 
Inspire Innovation Lab 
 
2017 
Website  
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Inspiring Invention 
Discovery Education 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2009 
Website 
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Instructables for Education 
Instructables 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Website 
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Instructables.com 
Instructables 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Website 
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Introduction to Inventions, An 
Thought Co.  
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Website 
 

The Innovation Destination

 

The Innovation Destination was designed and evaluated by a team from the Center for Digital Literacy at the School of Information Studies, Syracuse University and developed by Data Momentum Inc, in partnership with the Connecticut Invention Convention, By Kids for Kids, New York On Tech, and over 70 school librarians and young innovators.