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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
Teaching Empathy Through Design Thinking 
Alrubail, Rusul 
Adults 
2015 
Article 
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Teaching Methods to Make Your Child More Innovative 
Martinuzzi, Bruna 
Adults 
2013 
Article 
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Teaching Middle Schoolers to Patent Their Creations 
Jarrett, Kevin 
Adults 
2017 
Article 
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Teaching Your Children to Innovate 
Boyd, Drew 
Adults 
2013 
Article 
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Team America Rocketry Challenge 
Aerospace Industries Association 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Website 
Teen Inventor Alexis Lewis On Youth and the Innovative Spirit 
Gambino, Megan 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2012 
Article 
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Teen Inventor Alexis Lewis On Youth and the Innovative Spirit 
Joseph, Sarah; Betz, Jon 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2012 
Video 
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Ten Inventors Who Changed the World 
Gifford, Clive 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2009 
Book 
The Cardboard Kingdom 
Chad Sell 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2018 
Book - Print 
The Fix it Man 
Hood, Susan 
Grades PreK-2 
2016 
Book 
THE INTRINSIC MOTIVATION OF YOUTH INNOVATORS: INDICATORS BASED ON DECI & RYAN’S SELF-DETERMINATION THEORY 
M.P. Arnone 
Adults 
2018 
Print 
The NASA Engineer Making STEM Sing 
Great Big Story 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2018 
Video 
The New Librarian: How I created a makerspace 
Burleson, Todd 
Adults 
2018 
article 
The Turtle Ship 
Helena Ku Ree 
Grades 3-5, Grades PreK-2 
2018 
Print 
There Must Be a Pony in Here Somewhere 
CNBC 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Article 
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These Kid Inventors Get What Many Grown Up Entrepreneurs Don't 
Zipkin, Nina 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Article 
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These New York Kids are the Future of Technical Design 
King, Leo 
Adults 
2016 
Article 
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Thingiverse 
Makerbot Industries, LLC 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Website 
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This Scientist is Studying How ADHD Can Help Entrepreneurs Succeed 
Sachs, Jonah 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2017 
Article 
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Ticktock Banneker's Clocks 
Keller, Shana 
 
2016 
Book 
Timeless Thomas: How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives 
Baretta, Gene 
Grades 3-5 
2017 
Book 
Timeline for the Future: Potential Developments and Likely Impacts 
Cetron, Marvin J. 
Adults, Grades 9-12 
2009 
Article 
Tinkercad 
Tinkercad (Autodesk) 
Adults, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 
2011 
Website 
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Tinkering Studio, The 
Exploratorium 
Adults 
2017 
Website 
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Toothpaste Millionaire 
Merrill, Jean 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2006 
Book 
Totally Absurd Inventions: America's Goofiest Patents  
Vancleave, Ted 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2010 
Website 
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Toys! Amazing Stories Behind Some Great Inventions 
Wulffson, Don L. 
Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8 
2014 
Book 
Trailblazers: 33 Women in Science Who Changed the World 
Swaby, Rachel 
Grades 6-8 
2016 
Book 
Transforming Teen Services: Making in the Library While Learning to Fail 
Phillips, Abigail 
Adults 
2017 
Article 
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Trick-or-Treat Candy-Getters and Hornet Scare Devices: Second Graders Make Creative Inventions Related to Animal Adaptations 
Rule, Audrey C.; Baldwin, Samantha; Schell, Robert 
Adults 
2009 
Article 
 

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.