Tod Fod Jod                    Igniting Youth Innovation                     Mentor Workshop                              ...
Agenda   Introduction to Tod Fod Jod       45 minutes   Tod Fod Jod session of a camera       60 minutes   Design of ...
Welcome!   Amity International School, Noida                         St. Thomas School   Bal Bharti Public School      ...
National Innovation Council Council of luminaries from various fields headed by Sam Pitroda Mandate to create models for...
About us   Samir Mitra       Head, National Innovation Clusters, NInC       Serial social and tech entrepreneur       ...
Why Youth Innovation?   Nationwide Ecosystem for Schools &    for Colleges                                               ...
Tod Fod Jod                             Re-constructDe-construct                      &                                   ...
Why now?   Access to the palette – open economy   Affordability of the palette   Recognition that India needs to innova...
Tod Fod Jod   Hands-on discovery and learning       Modern day products that kids see around them       Explore Designs...
Tod Fod Jod Triggers - Sample   Water filtration system          Remote control                   Desktop              ...
Experience so far   Workshops conducted at 1 BoP school, 1 BoP orphanage, 1 mid and 1 high    end school, over 5 months i...
TFJ Experiences   Video            Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innov...
Effective Tod Fod Jod                   Interleave                   /Mash-up                         Engaged             ...
The Camera Expedition                          Mind Map     Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information ...
Stakeholders                                                       Learner                                          TFJ Ne...
Example of a Role Model   Samarth Kirloskar   Age: 16   11th grade Arts student at    Fergusson college, Pune   Passio...
Example of a Meta Mentor   Prof Abhishek, Department of Aeronautics, IIT-Kanpur   Mentor – Robotics, Aerospace and Aerom...
What Mentors need - example   Mentor Training       How to conduct TFJ sessions as listed in expectations       For thi...
Collaboration                                                                           Learner                           ...
“Lesson Plan”   Objective of a “Lesson Plan” is to       help Mentors come up to speed with a given Tod Fod Jod project’...
Topic du jour   Video of history of photography          Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information In...
Camera TFJ Briefing   Turn yourself into a child for the next 60 minutes!   Start peeling the onion       Peel it to th...
“Lesson Plans” for Mentors   What would you want to see in a Camera “Lesson    Plan” for mentors?     Background knowled...
Roadmap - draft                  Milestone                      Target Date           Responsibility of                   ...
THANK YOUThe greater danger for most of uslies not in setting our aim too highand falling short;but in setting our aim too...
References   Stanford Marshmellow Experiment       http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanford_marshmallow_experiment   How C...
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  • Faridabad pilot doing Tod Fod Jod at college level, but Samir connected this with childhood innovation research and activities in India  (Neeraj introduced as having done this as voluntary work in Dehli area past 5 yrs) as potentially having broader impact. Sam feels same as Samir (Need to establish NInC members tie-in upfront.)
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    1. 1. Tod Fod Jod Igniting Youth Innovation Mentor Workshop August 27, 2012Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    2. 2. Agenda Introduction to Tod Fod Jod  45 minutes Tod Fod Jod session of a camera  60 minutes Design of a "Lesson Plan" by each group of mentors  45 minutes Sharing of "Lesson Plans" be each group  60 minutes Open discussion, next steps and closing  15 minutes Workshop feedback  10 minutes Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    3. 3. Welcome! Amity International School, Noida  St. Thomas School Bal Bharti Public School  Manav Rachna International Springdales, Pusa Road School, Eros Garden Modern Schol, B.K. Road  RPV Sham Nath Marg Vidya School  DPS, R.K. Puram Delhi Public School, Ghaziabad  DPS, Mathura Road Pathways School Gurgaon  Salwan Public School, Rajinder Nagar Genesis Global School  S.V. Jorbagh Delhi  Sriram School Gurgaon Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    4. 4. National Innovation Council Council of luminaries from various fields headed by Sam Pitroda Mandate to create models for catalyzing and seeding innovation  To reduce disparity  To capitalize on demographic dividend  For inclusive development Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    5. 5. About us Samir Mitra  Head, National Innovation Clusters, NInC  Serial social and tech entrepreneur  MS in Electrical Engg, University of Illinois  MBA, Santa Clara University Neeraj Gulati  Volunteer, Tod Fod Jod, NInC  20 years in the technology industry  Innovation, Design & development of products for global markets  Multinational executive  BE and MS in Computer Science  12 US Patents Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    6. 6. Why Youth Innovation? Nationwide Ecosystem for Schools & for Colleges Creating  Collaboration, sharing resources, sharing inspiration Evaluating Application & Expand focus beyond Higher Order Skills* Analyzing Creation Applying Ecosystem  remembering & understanding Understanding to include Remembering  applying & creating Build a nation of creators not just consumers"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”- Y. B. Yeats Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    7. 7. Tod Fod Jod Re-constructDe-construct & Sample Palette & Tools (Tod Fod) Repair (Jod) Sensors Digital Editing Video Solder Resistor 3D Print Origami Voice Recognition Lens Laser Cutter Motors Culinary Design Sketching Bits to Atoms Solar Panel Music Shock Absorber Micro Controllers Thermistor Zigbee Capacitor Aerial Photography Re-purpose Networking Bluetooth Jute Screen Play LED & Sculpting Simple Machines Process Design Actuators Story Create Design Think Graffiti Flight (Jod) Laser Cutting 3D Design Welding Metal Animation GPS Photography Graphic Design Phone & Tablet Apps CNC Wood Stitching Machine Time Lapse Note: computational media due to their chameleonesque adaptivity and applicability to address 21st century needs, make for a very important discipline [1] With a broad & contemporary 21st century palette Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    8. 8. Why now? Access to the palette – open economy Affordability of the palette Recognition that India needs to innovate for itself; design and create solutions  Unique constraints – no solutions from developed markets or solutions do not fit  Business and social needs+opportunities  Local markets  Global developing markets  Reverse Innovation into developed markets Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    9. 9. Tod Fod Jod Hands-on discovery and learning  Modern day products that kids see around them  Explore Designs, Creations & Innovations of others  Develop creative confidence to repurpose and create on their own Connects concepts learnt in textbooks to real life Makes kids curious and confident to dig in to find answers Platform for kids to be inspired by and collaborate with like minded kids, role models nationwide & beyond Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    10. 10. Tod Fod Jod Triggers - Sample Water filtration system  Remote control  Desktop  Elevator and its Microwave oven  Radio computer control system Toaster  Air conditioner  Disk drive  Bicycle Blender  Air Cooler  Printer  Toys Stove  Toilet  Computer  Motorcycle mouse  Piano Water Cooler  Sewing Machine  Projector  Tube well Heater  Camera  MP3 player  Automatic door Refrigerator  Bulb  Website  Bicycle Vacuum cleaner  Tube Light  Energy Washing machine  Video Game console  Diesel Generator Dryer  Landline phone  Solar panel Iron  Landline phone  Batteries Fan  Cordless  Wind turbine Fan regulator  Cell phone  Vending Television  Skype machine Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    11. 11. Experience so far Workshops conducted at 1 BoP school, 1 BoP orphanage, 1 mid and 1 high end school, over 5 months in NCR Weekend TFJ sessions with over 500 kids over 3 months in Vadodra Takeaways  Tod Fod Jod spurs excitement and curiosity among kids & many teachers  Kids constantly ask questions  Many connections established between concepts and applications  Kids love it! Keep wanting more Tod Fod Jod sessions  Need motivated mentors, with TFJ habits & curiosity Tod Fod Jod can form the core of a whole new hands-on type experience at school  Potential to restore love for learning in some dis-engaged kids Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    12. 12. TFJ Experiences Video Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    13. 13. Effective Tod Fod Jod Interleave /Mash-up Engaged Discipline hearts & s minds Multiple Multiple Entry Discipline Empathy Points s KYC TFJ Action Deep Triggers Oriented Collaboratio n Better Minus chance of “extreme Curiosity Fun discoverin time g pressure” Contemporar Persisten y Captivatin passions & ce by DOING (deferred g Media Mentors relevant gratification & are Topics ) Effectively Stories curious Non Leverage learners & Don’t Directive the hands-on obsess Internet with TFJ too much No Fear Portfolio about the of being = destinatio Wrong Degrees n! Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    14. 14. The Camera Expedition Mind Map Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    15. 15. Stakeholders Learner TFJ Network (Kids) Paren ts TFJ Mentor’s Mentors & Network Role Models Meta MentorsMeta MentorsExperienced Tod Fod Jod practitioners or hands-on learning experts whoseexpertise can be of help to:• Create better training material and better “Lesson Plans” for mentors• Mentors seeking solutions, answers for their Tod Fod Jod projects Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    16. 16. Example of a Role Model Samarth Kirloskar Age: 16 11th grade Arts student at Fergusson college, Pune Passion: Designing, building and flying model aircraft, based on principles of aviation Winner at Techkriti (IIT-Kanpur) Winner CoE, Pune Technical Fest Could potentially be a meta- mentor as well Could potentially help develop “Lesson Plans” related to flight Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    17. 17. Example of a Meta Mentor Prof Abhishek, Department of Aeronautics, IIT-Kanpur Mentor – Robotics, Aerospace and Aeromodelling Clubs @ IIT-K First Position in design in American Helicopter Society/Augusta Westland student competition, (graduate category) for helicopter design, 2004. Quote – “If entering students at IIT-K had hands-on Tod Fod Jod like experience and confidence, they would be able to achieve so much more”. Akhil Madhani, Robotics Animation, Disney Twelve issued patents. Thea award for Outstanding Achievement in Technology, Lucky the Dinosaur, 2004. TR100 List of 100 Innovators, Technology Review Magazine, 1999. Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for Inventorship, 1998. Carl G. Sontheimer Prize for Excellence in Innovation and Creativity in Design, MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering, 1997. Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    18. 18. What Mentors need - example Mentor Training  How to conduct TFJ sessions as listed in expectations  For this they will need hands-on training and Internet based content – text and video “Lesson Plans”  Mentors cannot research each TFJ area by themselves  Mentors cannot be expected to develop “Lesson Plans” (sketch of the journey and associated resources) themselves, in most cases  They are however, expected to practice the project before doing it with kids and to augment “Lesson Plans” Support & Collaboration  Mentors will not get all the support and answers they need from their local environment. An Internet based support and collaboration network is critical. Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    19. 19. Collaboration Learner (Kids) TFJ NetworkPlatforms Parents Mentors & TFJ Mentor’s Network R Models ole TFJ Network Meta Mentors  For kids, to share their work, seek solutions, collaborate  Mentor’s and Role Models provide guidance, support and inspiration TFJ Mentor’s Network  Home of the TFJ Mentor’s Guide, TFJ “Lesson Plans”  For Mentors, TFJ Role Models & Meta Mentors*  Mentors share experiences, share insights from their Tod Fod Jod sessions, seek solutions, collaborate etc  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tod-Fod-Jod-Mentors/425357237506185 Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    20. 20. “Lesson Plan” Objective of a “Lesson Plan” is to  help Mentors come up to speed with a given Tod Fod Jod project’s underlying possibilities, science, art, history, technology etc.  Provide them the framework to practice the Tod Fod Jod themselves  Help them develop ideas for facilitating a successful TFJ sessions for this Example Content  Link on TFJ Mentors Network - Camera WG to develop a template/checklist of contents for a “Lesson Plan” along with one example Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    21. 21. Topic du jour Video of history of photography Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    22. 22. Camera TFJ Briefing Turn yourself into a child for the next 60 minutes! Start peeling the onion  Peel it to the extent permitted by time; no grades! What building blocks and disciplines do you see in there? What are you curious about?  Which curiosities were satiated?  What would you like to explore deeper/create/research? Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    23. 23. “Lesson Plans” for Mentors What would you want to see in a Camera “Lesson Plan” for mentors?  Background knowledge  Examples of similar TFJ by other?  Q: can this hurt your creativity?  Raw – Partially Cooked – Fully cooked? What Media types will work the best for particular requirements  Videos, Interactive content (including games), pictures+text, animations  English content curated from worldwide sources - ok? Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    24. 24. Roadmap - draft Milestone Target Date Responsibility of Status1 Finalize expectation from mentors Aug 21, 2012 Mentor Training WG Completed2 Finalize WG constitution & Aug 23, 2012 Mentor Training WG Completed – communication protocol communication via email and Facebook3 Finalize needs of mentors for Aug 23, 2012 Mentor Training WG Completed launch4 TFJ Mentors collaboration Aug 23, 2012 Collaborative platform https://www.facebook.com/pages prototype site up & running WG /Tod-Fod-Jod- Mentors/425357237506185?ref= hl5 TFJ collaboration prototype site Aug 23, 2012 Collaborative platform https://www.facebook.com/pages up & running WG /TodFodJod6 Mentor training workshop (25 Aug 27, 2012 NInC mentors)7 Draft 1st Lesson Plan Aug 27, 2012 Mentors at workshop8 Mentor’s Guide drafted Aug 27, 2012 Pathway’s school, Gurgaon9 Launch - TFJ commences at 13 Sep 3, 2012 Participating schools schools Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations10 4 Lesson Plans complete Sep 28, 2012 Mentor Training WG
    25. 25. THANK YOUThe greater danger for most of uslies not in setting our aim too highand falling short;but in setting our aim too low, andachieving our mark.Michelangelo Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations
    26. 26. References Stanford Marshmellow Experiment  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanford_marshmallow_experiment How Cameras work?  http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/camera2.htm/printable  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssgjF3yp8mE  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R08EtrjROAY&feature=related Manufacturing  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lkv0Sc2MxP8&feature=related Google Glasses  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c6W4CCU9M4&feature=player_embedded Office of Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations

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