Innovation and Design

Innovation and Design is the driving force behind science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. Intermediate Unit 1 strives to connect students, parents, educators, and the community with current innovative opportunities.

The Innovation and Design Blog serves a resource to connect IU1’s diverse and creative resources with students, parents, educators, and districts, assisting educators in developing innovative, forward thinking approaches on effectively bringing design and technology into the classroom.

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Current Initiatives

  • Camp Tech
  • The STEM Design Challenge featuring K'Nex
  • The Governor's PA STEM Competition
  • The Computer Fair
  • Academic Competition
  • The IU1 Warhol Kits
  • The 24 Challenge

Center for STEM Education

Innovation and Design is an initiative of the IU1 Center for STEM Education. The center helps to roll-out best practice K–12 STEM programs, like providing graduate level courses for educators, implementing research based curricula, and offering summer camps for students.

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