Schools today are unknowingly fighting a creativity crisis. In 1966 the Torrance Test of Creative Thinking was developed to understand creativity and predict creative achievement in the future. Since 1990, our students creativity scores have plummeted, and they haven’t turned back upwards yet. The simple definition of creativity is the production of something original and
Join us Live: Thursday, April 20, 1:00 PM ET Take your students behind-the-scenes of Toyota Motor North America Research and Development HQ where technology meets passion in the hub of design, research, and development for Toyota Motor North America. Meet the engineers, scientists, and technicians who envision the future of safety and then use science,
Toyota Under The Hood: The Science Behind Safe Driving Tuesday May 3rd at 12:00PM ET Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana — Princeton, Indiana Ever been to an automotive manufacturing facility? It’s not what you expect! A vehicle plant is ground zero for the latest in robotics, automotive safety and production innovation. Toyota and Discovery Education have
It’s Up to YOU to Select the People’s Choice Winner! Toyota and Discovery Education just announced the top 10 national finalists in the TeenDrive365 Video Challenge , chosen from thousands of entries across the nation. Hailing from all across the U.S., from Alaska to Maryland, the finalists have one thing in common…they all spread the important message
No matter where the DEN Summer Institute is, there’s always too little time spent together. There’s so much to see and do. So many ideas and so many great conversations. If you’ve never applied or apply every year to the DEN Summer Institute, I encourage you to this year. After this clue, you’ll have two final clues prior
Get The Inside Scoop from Last Year’s TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Winners Do you have students who are interested in taking part in the challenge, but don’t know exactly where to start? Then join us LIVE on Tuesday, February 9 at 8pm ET/5pm PT for a special online event featuring Elijah and Jordan – last year’s
Our thanks to our student panelists, educators, and classrooms around the world for joining the discussion, asking questions, and for thinking about what they can do to make make a difference in their communities and our world. Whether you missed the Meet Students Who Are Changing the World panel discussion or want to view it again, the archive is available.
Sparking innovation. Two reasonably easy words to write and say, but notably difficult to make happen. Last week we hosted a virtual experience with students all about how they became ChangeMakers. The students highlighted are doing amazing things at an incredibly young age. This tells me, that given the opportunity and support to pursue their passions, students around
Join us for a unique student panel discussion with young leaders to hear about what inspired their ideas, how they took action, and what all students can do to make a difference.
Today’s lesson features a process art project to direct student thinking about their own values and motivations as they reflect upon the Meet Students Who Are Changing the World student panel discussion. Through collage-making, students represent their identity and self with images, objects, and text.