Countdown to the Field Trip
The world is changing and education must change with it. The Global Innovation Field Trip is The GIFT that will enable you to do that. Join us for the next on-line, 24-hour, multi-country collaboration, celebrating young innovators and those who educate, inspire and sponsor innovation.
Featuring innovators from: Afghanistan, Argentina, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Dominica Republic, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Lebanon, Mauritius, Mexico, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States.
GLOBAL INNOVATION FIELD TRIP SCHEDULE:
April 17/18 2021
January 16/17 2021
July 9/10 2020
May 14/15 2020
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2 GREAT WAYS TO PARTICIPATE:
1) Sign up to watch this Invitation-Only, one of a kind event: Sign me up TO WATCH the Field Trip!
(We will send you the the 24-hour live-stream link.)
2) Sign Up to Present at the April 17/18 Field Trip:
Three students from a rural region of Indonesia created new food inventions, which they will present at the Jan 17 Global Innovation Field Trip (GIFT) at 4:00AM & 4:15 AM (Easter Time). The Indonesian government heard about the inventions and were very impressed by the inventions and the fact that the students would be presenting at GIFT. The students were flown to the capital, Jakarta, and at a special ceremony, their school was given 5,000,000 Rupiah as an award.
Participants of the Teach MiRo K-12 GIFT Challenge included students from: Canada, China, Indonesia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sweden, Syrian Arab Republic, United Kingdom and the United States! Well done all! Click on the image above to watch the video revealing the announcement of the winner. Catch up with the winner: DESIGNING MY OWN WORLD – INTERVIEW WITH AARNA (10 YEARS OLD)
VIRTUAL CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE
Our Resident Expert – Dacia, also known as Dr. Drizzle, is an internationally recognized educator who travels the country inspiring teachers and administrators alike to integrate STEM into everyday instruction. A regular presenter at marquee education events such as NSTA, ISTE, and SXSW EDU, Dacia has been empowering educators to engage students through STEM for more than 20 years. She is known world-wide for her innovative approach to learning and is passionate about building relationships, building the culture of STEM, and building capacity. (daciajones.com)
A note from Aimee Ashcraft, Gifted Intervention Specialist, Huber Heights City Schools
“The Global Innovation Field Trip was amazing! The opportunity to listen to young people all over the world share their ideas, creativity, and passions was very inspiring and brought me great hope for our future. It was the ideal platform for youth to globally connect, support, and celebrate each other, while making an impact and bringing awareness to others around the world. A real world example of diversity and equity in education.”
“The GIFT Presentation lets us experience a online storytelling where we can share creativity and innovation for good. Young generation, educators and innovators need this platform to share their ideas, knowledge and thoughts as a part of their learning process.”
Antonius Malem Barus, Chief Executive, Krya.id, Surabaya, Indonesia
“Thank you very much for the awesome opportunity and well done on setting up such a fantastic initiative so quickly! I look forward to being a part of it for many years to come!”
Dr Melissa Butt BSc (Hons) PGCE DipTL PhD., Discovery STEM Education Kelham Island Museum, United Kingdom
“It was a great experience. Congratulations again. Please share my celebration to the rest of the team. I hope this historic initiative sets off too much more!”
Arturo Méndez Galvá, Tecnologico de Monterrey, PrepaTec, Monterrey, Mexico
“The meaning that GIFT brings to us: The Global Innovation Field Trip (GIFT) is a perfect platform for Chinese schools, teachers and students, not only to show their education practices and innovative spirits, but also to meet innovators and educators all around the world and learn experiences from them.”
Yin Ting, IDE Education, China
“Love it, thank you, GIFT! It was a really fun event and I was so impressed by the caliber of young people who shared their ideas :)”
Ashley Pereira, MS Ed., Owner, Career In STEM® by Greater Good Consultants LLC