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Help students find their strengths and allow them the opportunity to practice these skills. Some schools give some sort of aptitude test but then what. Schools should take assessments seriously and help students find their strengths and passions
Creative confidence can be stimulated through play. We propose to share templates for successful play based design and making activities through an open and accessible platform so that they can be articulated, shared, adapted and reposted.
The Toastmasters club is a successful model to inculcate the confidence for public speaking. Creative confidence (self-efficacy) and public speaking has one thing in common: both can be learned only by doing. Use this model for inspiring young people
LAByrinth is part climbing structure and part idea lab, set in the context of the world's only contemporary art museum for kids. Designed by adults but "made" by the kids who use it, LAByrinth will be a creative catalyst for a generation of kids.
Parents want to help their kids nurture their creative confidence but need an easy way find creativity-based programs. Creative Confidence in a Box provides parents and kids with information on available programs.
The idea is to create open studio sessions for young adults to hang out in and building their creative confidence. Teens can tackle new projects each week to help enhance their creativity and find innovative solutions to modern day problems.
Tinker Teams is a debate club crossed with a maker class. Kids join a local team. Teammates help and critique each other with tinkering projects, and show their work at Tinker Meets. Kids learn hands-on building skills and team work while having fun.
High school students across grades form teams to come up with an improvement to their school (food choice, recycling, etc..). Projects emphasizes students working together and mentoring each other as they step out of their personal comfort zones.