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The Intermediate Unit One (IU1), in collaboration with Inventionland LLC, is offering an innovative 21st century learning curriculum designed to teach career readiness, design, and problem solving skills. Inventionland® is America’s largest private invention factory whose unique makerspace and “cool office” environment draws visitors worldwide. Inventionland’s 9-step inventing method has helped corporations innovate their product lines for years, with the method now evolving into an education curriculum.

A student’s education must prepare him/her for a career or college experience that includes creating, innovating, critical thinking, and 21st century skills. Does your school offer a standard aligned curriculum to address these needs as you prepare your students for career and college success? The Inventionland Innovation Course does just that!

The Inventionland Innovation Course is an educational innovation career ready curriculum for middle and high school students boosting attendance, attitude, and achievement. This curriculum is aligned to the PA standards and eligible content in all STEAM subject areas. Inventionland will introduce students to design, innovation, and entrepreneurial skills through hands-on activities. When students complete this curriculum, they have a chance to compete in an innovation contest where they will pitch their innovative ideas to a panel of industry experts! To access a demo of this innovative curriculum, please visit the Inventionland website and click on the DEMO button. You will then create a username and password to review a portion of this engaging curriculum.

Also, please visit the Inventionland store as it features inventing, making, and storytelling products for the classroom.

The following information describes the pricing package for this innovative curriculum:

    1. $5000 unlimited users annual site license per school building
    2. $4500 for second and subsequent school buildings in the same district
    3. Unlimited Annual Licenses to access the 9-Step Process Online Curriculum
    4. Note: A 3-day training is required to activate the framework provided by Intermediate Units. The cost for up to five (5) people from your district to be trained ranges from $3000-$5000.

The following are some of the districts implementing the Inventionland Institute curriculum:

    1. Ligonier High School
    2. The Kiski School
    3. Burgettstown High School
    4. Avonworth Middle School
    5. Braddock Propel Middle School
    6. Carmichaels Middle School
    7. Bethlehem Center Middle School
    8. Canon Mac Area Middle School
    9. Charleroi Middle School
    10. Chartiers Houston Middle School
    11. Fort Cherry Middle School
    12. Frazier Middle School
    13. John Marshall Jr Sr High
    14. Sherrard Middle School
    15. Washington Middle School
    16. East Franklin High School
    17. Clark School High School
    18. Colonial School High School
    19. South Fayette Middle School
    20. Greene County CTC
    21. Greater Latrobe High School
    22. Butler County AVTS
    23. Leechburg Middle / High School
    24. Leechburg Elementary
    25. General McLane Middle School
    26. Connoquenessing Elementary School
    27. Evans City Elementary School
    28. Haine Elementary School
    29. Rowan Elementary School
    30. East Franklin Elementary
    31. Clark School Elementary
    32. Colonial School Elementary

If you have additional questions regarding the Inventionland curriculum or the pricing, please contact Jenny Lent at or at 724-938-3241 ext. 268 or visit their website.

Stay tuned! An Inventionland Institute elementary curriculum will be released soon!