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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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362 items found
Title Author Audience Year Format
Minecraft: Education Edition 
Mojang 
 
2017 
Website 
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Miracle Mud: Lena Blackburne and the Secret Mud That Changed Baseball 
Kelly, David A. 
Grades 3-5 
2013 
Book 
Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions and How They Came to Be 
Jones, Charlotte Foltz 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
1991 
Book 
Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era 
Wagner, Tony; Dintersmith, Ted 
Adults 
2016 
Book 
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Most Magnificent Thing, The 
Spires, Ashley 
 
2014 
Book 
MOVING PAST START-UP: SUPPORTING LIBRARY MAKERSPACES OVER TIME 
Ray, Barbara 
Adults 
2017 
Article 
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Mr. Ferris and His Wheel 
Davis, Kathryn Gibbs 
Grades 3-5 
2014 
Book 
MSI Chicago Games: Simple Machines 
Museum of Science and Industry Chicago 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2017 
Online Game 
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My Robots: The Robotic Genius of Lady Regina Bonquers III 
Olander, Johan 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2012 
Book 
National Gallery for America's Young Inventors 
National Museum of Education 
Adults 
2017 
Website 
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National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE) 
The STEMiE Coalition 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
Annual 
Organization 
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Native American Thought of It: Amazing Inventions and Innovations, A 
Landon, Rocky 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2013 
Book 
Neo Leo: The Ageless Ideas of Leonardo da Vinci 
Baretta, Gene 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2016 
Book 
Neo Leo: The Ageless Ideas of Leonardo da Vinci Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin Timeless Thomas: How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives 
Morgan, Jenna; Poole, Chafony; Kelley, Lynn; Winship, Jodie 
Adults 
2015 
Lesson Plans 
Novel Engineering 
Novel Engineering (funded by National Science Center) 
Adults 
2014 
Lesson Plans 
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Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin 
Baretta, Gene 
Grades 3-5 
2006 
Book 
Odyssey of the Mind 
Creative Competitions, Inc. 
Adults 
2017 
Website 
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Organizing for Innovation 
PBS 
Adults 
2017 
Lesson Plans 
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Our Schools Should Teach Kids to Fail  
Keith Peters 
Adults 
2016 
Video 
Out of the Box 
Westing, Jemma 
Grades 3-5 
2017 
Book 
Pint-Size C.E.O., The 
The New York Times 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2015 
Video 
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Poco Loco 
Krause, J.R. 
 
2013 
Book 
Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum 
McCarthy, Meghan 
Grades 3-5 
2010 
Book 
Problem Solving Activities: How to Develop Critical Thinking Skills in Kids 
Bright Horizons Family Solutions LLC 
Adults 
2017 
Article 
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Red Madness 
Jarrow, Gail 
Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2014 
Book 
Renovated Learning  
Rendina, Diana 
Adults 
2017 
Website 
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Research Summary: Competencies for Information Professionals in Learning Labs and Makerspaces 
Koh, Kyungwon; Abbas, June 
Adults 
2014 
Article 
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Resources for Maker Education 
Edutopia 
Adults 
2016 
Website 
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Rethinking failure: Barbara Corcoran at TEDxBarnardCollege 
Barbara Corcoran 
Adults, Grades 9-12 
2013 
video 
Rosie Revere's Big Project Book 
Beaty, Andrea 
 
2017 
Book 
 

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.