IDEAS Empowered by Youth®

IDEAS Empowered by Youth® is an innovative, comprehensive training program for educators that prepares them to create a student-led learning environment by teaching young people social entrepreneurship. The program is delivered via a user-friendly virtual platform and includes:

  • Complete K-12 Project-Based Learning Curriculums.
  • Professional Learning Community (Asynchronous & Synchronous Instructions).
  • Real-World Learning for Youth through mentorship with corporations and business owners.

The purpose of the program is to set educators up for success in helping youth develop 21st-century skills necessary to succeed in post-secondary programs and the workplace. Through social entrepreneurship young people learn how to operate in the world, think critically,  creatively, work together for bringing positive change to their communities, and find local solutions to global problems.

USER-FRIENDLY LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WITH COMPLETE CURRICULUMS AND ASYNCHRONOUS TRAINING TO BUILD A 21ST CENTURY LEARNING CULTURE

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Are You an Organization/School or a Group?

We offer personalized services to schools and youth organizations with training implementation, facilitation and progress tracking. For Special Group rates for project based learning curriculums, please fill this form and we will contact you directly.

 COURSES 

Three Ways to Calm and Settle Your Classroom (and Yourself!)

In this course, the participants will learn three tools for helping to calm and center their classroom (be they Pre-K or college) so they can be more present, calm and ready to learn. These skills will help the participants take these skills with them throughout their life to help them remember to pause and center in the midst of any challenge.

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21st Century Leadership

This course will establish a clear understanding of the essential skills needed to be successful as a leader in the 21st century world. The participants will examine 21st-century skills and specific 21st-century leadership styles of adaptive leadership and sustainability leadership as well as engage in activities to self-reflect on leadership and leadership styles.

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Understanding the Student Behavior

Everybody engages in various behaviors and all behaviors have a function. There is a reason a person engages in a certain behavior, no matter how others perceive it. In this course, the participants will be able to objectively describe behavior. The participants will be able to identify the 5 major functions of behavior and identify the function of the person's behavior.

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Partnership Development for the 21st Century

In this course, the participants will examine Partnership Development for 21st-century skills and how effective partnership increases sustainability for the future. This course will enable the participants to understand strategic partnership planning and the life cycle of partnerships. The participants will also learn how to build a toolbox for developing local and global partnerships.

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Promote a Trauma-Informed Care Environment

This course will establish a clear understanding of the causes, biological mechanisms and effects of trauma. Participants will learn to create a culture of trauma-informed care in their program, understand their own trauma-related emotional needs and learn to recognize and honor the needs of other people, and improve the quality of their relationships and day-to-day operations.

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PROJECT BASED LEARNING CURRICULUMS

All our project based learning curriculums contain a career pathway component, which helps explore career options in various industries.

Health & Wellness (Grades 3 – 12)

Creating Peer Ambassadors

 

In this deeply personal and empowering journey, children and youth will explore the health triangle of physical, mental, and social health. Through the concept of being a subject matter expert, they will learn how to become influencers and help their peers create a healthy lifestyle.

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Financial Literacy (Grades 3 – 12)

Instilling Good Habits & Developing Success Mindset

 

Tying together financial literacy and career aspirations through habit formation, this module helps young people develop a positive relationship with money and adopt a mindset for success while being in service to others.

 

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Social Entrepreneurship (Grades 3 – 12)

Developing Innovative Businesses & Services

In this module, students learn the basics of business and social entrepreneurship, research a business concept, develop a service or a business idea and present it to an investor or a business professional.

Retail Price: $99

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Climate Change (Grades 3 – 12)

Finding Local Solutions to Global Problems

From plastic in the oceans to one-use plastic bags, from rising sea levels to burning forests, from species decline to CO2 emissions—this module will engage young people in researching solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our time.

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Community Organizing (Grades 3 – 12)

Developing Community Leaders for Change

This curriculum will enable young people to identify problems in their community and organizing actionable steps for change. This module dives deep into leadership development and action steps to mobilize others with a shared mission.

Retail Price: $99

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Urban Farming (Grades 3 – 12)

Youth Voice and Action in Re-imagining our Relationship with Food

The intent of this experiential process is for young people to gain a connection between the land they live on, the food they eat and the prosperity they create. This module will have youth explore the natural resources and cultivate ancestral knowledge that exist within each of them and their communities. Youth will design projects to bring healthy food consciousness and prosperity into their communities.

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Digital Art as a Commodity (Grades 3 – 12)

Creating Art for Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

Creating unique artifacts to transform into commodities that will increase in value. This module will guide youth to develop their unique art creations that convert into a crypto digital collectible.

Retail Price: $99

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LIVE TRAININGS

21st Century Learning

This talk explores the way that educators, youth development staff, and parents can promote a 21st-century learning culture for our youth. We will discuss building creativity, creating safe spaces, technology innovation, and project-based learning.

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"I had a really amazing experience that helped me relate a lot of content to my kids, apply a lot of skills that they learned in the content to their own companies."

Nicole Garcia | IDEAS Facilitator | SYEP Summer 2022