innovation assistance for companies who              plan to grow.
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Experts in Innovation & CreativityChanging how & where people think                               This	  presenta,on	  is	...
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Telling the Story01 The 02 Our   Needs     Objective03 What 04 How   Thisis     itWorks   About05Joining 06 Next      the ...
01 The                                      NeedsTraditional education teachesanalytical skills - the ability torepeat pre...
But what happenswhen the answerisn’t known?When imagination,not analysis, isneeded to producethe new solution?
The jobs of the future are in creators: thosethat can use their imagination to create newproducts, models, services and sy...
Puerto Rico needs to inspire the imaginativepotential of our children in order to preparethem for the future.•We	  need	  ...
02   Our Objective   To Inspire Kids to Actively               Use Their Imagination We want kids to experience the excite...
This	  presenta,on	  is	  confiden,al	  and	  property	  of:	  
03 What A Summer Attraction Designed to   Thisis  About Inspire Innovative Thinking SkillsC R E AT I N G A N I N N O V AT ...
What   itisNot    Another  museum,entertainme       ntonlyattractionor     learnby       seeing        event.  Whatwe want...
Kids want.. to do stuff, to play,               experiment, not to be in school                Parents want: safety, to be...
Imagination Stationuna	  experiencia	  de	  crea,vidad,	  diversión	  y	  aprendizaje	  para	  inspirar	  niños	  ingenios...
04 How itWorks            June 1               wednesday                                  thursday           - July 23    ...
Welcome to Experiential Learning  2x show/day  50 persons/show=100per/day  3hour shows @9-12 & 1-4                        ...
Welcome to Experiential Learning  On The Bus                             At The Door                                      ...
Critical Skills for the Future...Today.                                               imagination                     coll...
Value based learning in 3 hours                                                                       KEY	  LEARNINGS/VALU...
1. IMAGINATIONA Different Approach to Learning ...Let’s Try It!"A	  giraffe	  has	  a	  long......."	  	  	  	  	  	  	  	 ...
2. BRAINSTORMLet’s get them to collectively come up with solutions to a problem.                           How to Get a Ba...
3. EXPERIMENTCreate a an inventive machine that does a simple task(The Rube Goldberg Machine)What??!?!?!?Rube Goldberg des...
3. EXPERIMENTHOWWorking in small groups ourLab Assistance give a box ofmaterials to kids and invitethem to create their ow...
See an example herehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U78U6FXimPw          This	  presenta,on	  is	  confiden,al	  and	  proper...
3. EXPERIMENT                                                                             THE GRAND FINAL                 ...
The Only missing piece is   YOU. thatWe are looking for brands or organizationsbelieve a better Puerto Rico is possible if...
An EventOUR TEAM                                                         Producer                  A student              ...
innovation assistance for companies who              plan to grow.            www.seriouslycreative.com  Thank	  you	  for...
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  1. 1. innovation assistance for companies who plan to grow.
  2. 2. This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  3. 3. Experts in Innovation & CreativityChanging how & where people think This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  4. 4. This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  5. 5. Telling the Story01 The 02 Our Needs Objective03 What 04 How Thisis itWorks About05Joining 06 Next the Steps Mission This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  6. 6. 01 The NeedsTraditional education teachesanalytical skills - the ability torepeat predictable results.
  7. 7. But what happenswhen the answerisn’t known?When imagination,not analysis, isneeded to producethe new solution?
  8. 8. The jobs of the future are in creators: thosethat can use their imagination to create newproducts, models, services and systems. Will our kids be ready for the jobs of tomorrow?
  9. 9. Puerto Rico needs to inspire the imaginativepotential of our children in order to preparethem for the future.•We  need  to  develop  innovators,  creators  and      crea1ve   problem  solvers.    •Yes,  schools  teach  kids  how  to  do  math,  science  and  the   other  fundamentals  of  tradi1onal  educa1on.  •The  most  important  asset  every  child  has  -­‐  their   imagina1on.    •We  want  to  introduce  kids  to  the  right  side  of  their  brain  -­‐   the  part  that  conceptualizes  things,  imagines  things  be@er   than  they  are,  explores  new  possibili1es  and  crea1ng   unique  and  different  ideas.
  10. 10. 02 Our Objective To Inspire Kids to Actively Use Their Imagination We want kids to experience the excitement of being inventors and creators of great and innovative things and the gain the confidence that comes as a result. This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  11. 11. This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  12. 12. 03 What A Summer Attraction Designed to Thisis About Inspire Innovative Thinking SkillsC R E AT I N G A N I N N O V AT I V E S U M M E RATTRACTION THAT WILL PROVIDE KIDS WITH AFUN AND MEMORABLE HANDS ONEXPERIENCE THAT WILL SERVE TO BOOSTTHEIR CONFIDENCE AND DEVELOP THEIRCREATIVE AND CRITICAL THINKINGSKILLS SO REQUIRED FOR THE FUTURE...NOW. This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  13. 13. What itisNot Another museum,entertainme ntonlyattractionor learnby seeing event. Whatwe wanttodo hasnotbe done. This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  14. 14. Kids want.. to do stuff, to play, experiment, not to be in school Parents want: safety, to beEverybody involved, affordable, value added, that builds skillsWants beyond school, somethingSomething in differentthe Summer Camps want: a break from routine, be a part of, safe, to please the parent, good for the environment, age appropriate activity. This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  15. 15. Imagination Stationuna  experiencia  de  crea,vidad,  diversión  y  aprendizaje  para  inspirar  niños  ingeniosos This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  16. 16. 04 How itWorks June 1 wednesday thursday - July 23 and friday Young Ages 6 to 10 years old Children This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  17. 17. Welcome to Experiential Learning 2x show/day 50 persons/show=100per/day 3hour shows @9-12 & 1-4 This   presenta,on  is   confiden,al   and  property   of:  
  18. 18. Welcome to Experiential Learning On The Bus At The Door After the Show The  Experience  will   A0er  the  show  kids   At  the  door,  staff  will   start  in  the  Bus,   and  parents  can  go   be  in  crazy  funky  lab   with  our  Staff  being   online  to  our  FB  group   coats  and  playing   included  in  last  10   to  find  “imagina,on”   parts.  Space  will  be   minutes  of  bus  ride   experiments  and  ,ps   styled  very  “Cat  in  the   and  will  go  over   for  parents  on  how  to   Hat”  combined  with   “prepara,ons.” raise  imagina,ve  kids. Mad  Science  Lab  and   sounds. This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  19. 19. Critical Skills for the Future...Today. imagination collaboration experimentation KEY  LEARNINGS/VALUES • Lateral/Divergent  Thinking-­‐  the  use  of  unfiltered  and  free  flowing  imagina,on  to  explore  new  possib AGENDA (there  is  more  than  one  right  idea.) • IMAGINE  45  HOUR • Collabora,on:  sharing  ideas  aThis  presenta,on    iThe  whole  greater  than  the  sum  of  its  parts. nd  inspira,on  -­‐ s  confiden,al  and  property  of:   • COLLABORATE/TEAMWORK  45 • Crea,on:    Look  at  all  possibili,es  and  learn  the  importance  of  failure  and  doing.
  20. 20. Value based learning in 3 hours KEY  LEARNINGS/VALUES imagination 3 • Lateral/Divergent  Thinking-­‐  the  use  of  unfiltered  and  free  flowing   Hour imagina,on  to  explore  new  possibili,es  (there  is  more  than  one   right  idea.) Agenda collaboration • Teamwork:  sharing  ideas  and  inspira,on  -­‐  The  whole  greater  than   the  sum  of  its  parts.    Working  together  we  can  accomplish  much   more  than  alone. • Assistance:    The  ideas  of  others  are  an  opportunity  to  help  them   expand  on  their  thinking.    Some,mes  the  greatest  role  is  to  help   others  build  their  ideas.IMAGINATION                        45  MIN experimentation • Bravery:    We  learn  best  when  we  dare  to  try  something  we  don’t  COLLABORATION              45  MIN know  how  to  do  at  first.    Being  brave  enough  to  take  ac,on. • Perseverance:  Our  first  abempts  may  fail.    It  may  be  difficult  at  EXPERIMENTATION        90  MIN first.    But  if  we  keep  at  it  and  learn  from  each  experiment  we  will   succeed. This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  21. 21. 1. IMAGINATIONA Different Approach to Learning ...Let’s Try It!"A  giraffe  has  a  long......."                            But  what  about...:  set  of  legs,  a                                long  tongue,  a  long  memory,  a  long                    way  between  its  feet  and  its  food.                We  tend  to  like  the  "one  right        answer"  we  are  used  to  but  that  keeps us  from  seeing  other  possibili=es.    And  if   we  cant  imagine  new  possibili=es  we  will   never  do  or  invent  anything  new. This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  22. 22. 2. BRAINSTORMLet’s get them to collectively come up with solutions to a problem. How to Get a Banana to the Moon? Kids work in groups along with one of our “laboratory Assistance” to collaboratively come up with alternative, imaginative and inventive solutions to the challenge. Lab Assistance with guide them to first come up with many ideas and then help them choose their favorite ideas that they will draw up on a large sheet of paper to present back to the rest of the groups. All along we encourage teamwork, helping of others and dynamic and fun thinking. This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  23. 23. 3. EXPERIMENTCreate a an inventive machine that does a simple task(The Rube Goldberg Machine)What??!?!?!?Rube Goldberg designedcomplicated machines to dovery simple tasks.They serve very little practicalpurpose but they are a way toengage kids in building andexperimenting while using theirimagination to solve problems.It also teaches them that theycan INVENT things. This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:   This   property  of:  
  24. 24. 3. EXPERIMENTHOWWorking in small groups ourLab Assistance give a box ofmaterials to kids and invitethem to create their ownmachine that will deliver a smallball into a cup.Along the way they will findnew ways to build theirmachine and experiment withalternative solutions. This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:   This  presenta,on  
  25. 25. See an example herehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U78U6FXimPw This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  26. 26. 3. EXPERIMENT THE GRAND FINAL We unveil our own large Rube Goldberg Machine and the kids will be able to set it in motion. The final act of our machine will be to launch a Puerto Rican astronaut to the moon where he raised the Puerto Rican Flag. This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:   This  presenta,on  
  27. 27. The Only missing piece is YOU. thatWe are looking for brands or organizationsbelieve a better Puerto Rico is possible if weinvest in the talents of our kids.We will work with you to incorporate yourbrand and message into our machine, send homematerials, the FB follow up site and in all othersmart kinds of ways.So, what are you waiting for?angie@seriouslycreative.com This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  28. 28. An EventOUR TEAM Producer A student Teacher An Innovator Film MakerAnthropologist University Student An EngineerPsychologist Mother of Five An Architect This  presenta,on  is  confiden,al  pnd  property  iof:   This  aresenta,on   s  confiden,al  and  property  of:  
  29. 29. innovation assistance for companies who plan to grow. www.seriouslycreative.com Thank  you  for  your  ,me.    For  more  informa,on  call:    Angie  787-­‐467-­‐0919
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