Grow a Generation makes meaningful projects possible. We partner with students, grades 3-16, and help them bring to fruition portfolio worthy projects while developing skills in Science, Technology Engineering, Math and the exponential technologies that are transforming our economy and world.
Grow a Generation offers
+ STEM Career Tours,
+ G-MITES camps and workshops tied ISUMTAQ badges,
+ STEM competition coaches and resources,
+ Research Fellowships, year long extended projects working with academics and professionals to make a meaningful difference in the world with science, technology, engineering and math.
+ Consultation with schools, community organizations, and businesses seeking to inspire a generation of STEM Athletes, Digital Storytellers, and World Changers.
+ E-Trepreneur training and support for students and STEM teachers seeking to develop digital and exponentially scalable products and resources.
In all these efforts, we put the student first, helping them become part of a generation ready for the 21st century world. A new conceptual age has dawned and it marks a shift in what jobs of the future will look like, makes obsolete many aspects of our current education system, includes changing global markets and an explosion of information access. A new generation is needed. It is a generation with the 21st century skills of innovation, critical thinking, collaboration, emotional intelligence, resilience, leadership and vision. It is a generation that is literate in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). It is a generation with unique experience applying their passions into project based and inquiry based opportunities.
Grow a Generation is committed to help you find or support the passion based opportunities your children and teens need to grow and thrive. Our mission is to give young people the tools and support to become digital storytellers, STEM athletes, and world changers by making meaningful projects that build a more just and beautiful world.
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Apply to be a research fellow, collaboratively working on a (school) year long passion based project that seeks to build a more just and beautiful world.
Touch base with Dr. Ellen Cavanaugh, founder and president of Grow a Generation, to open an Imagineering Lab in your school or community center.
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