Anthony, inventor of the Pelokit, with his teacher Mr. Farmer
BRING KCIC TO YOUR CLASSROOM
Help your students invent the future
KCIC is built upon a STEMIE experiential learning platform designed to build confidence, develop presentation skills, promote critical thinking, and encourage problem-solving abilities. The platform introduces a 7-step invention process that guides inventors through conceptualizing an idea from their own life experiences to developing a prototype, pitching the idea, and providing supporting documentation about their invention’s journey. Participating students gain access to a global ecosystem that opens doors to new friendships, ideas, skills, and perspectives about the world around them.
By becoming a KCIC educator, you gain access to a free, interdisciplinary curriculum and activities aligned with national standards to activate invention education in your classroom or after-school program. These ready-to-use curriculum and activities includes lesson plans designed to foster your students’ innate desires to identify problems and create meaningful solutions.
Inventing KC: Educators Overview
Want to learn more about what it means to participate in KCIC as an educator and how to get your students involved? Watch this video to overview the program, the invention curriculum and activities, what it means to participate as an educator, and how to get your students involved.
KANSAS CITY INVENTION CONVENTION ORIENTATION SERIES
Program Manager, Matt Reeves, is hosting ongoing virtual information sessions that will take a closer look at the program and curriculum, and provide key insights into students’ success. Unable to attend live? We will upload all recorded information sessions for viewing at any time!