Five-day Institutes Built for the Future of Education

Learn more about design thinking methodology and its impact on education, discover SEL and mindfulness strategies that support educator and student wellness, explore cutting edge education technology and how it can be integrated into learning environments to exponentially increase student engagement and take the next step in STEM learning with our institutes.

Summer 2019 Institute Dates Still Being Determined

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Design Thinking and Innovative Mindsets: A mindSpark Learning Institute

This institute will support educators at every level of education to implement a culture of innovation and creative discovery in their learning environments. Whether you seek informed and empowered students in your school or classroom capable of solving problems with critical thinking, or staff that continually breathe life into an innovative school culture with a risk-taking mentality, this institute is built to leverage design thinking to its fullest.

Who Should Attend This Institute?

-- Teachers at any level. Administrators at any level. Anyone in higher education. Anyone in industry.

All institutes are credentialed by the University of Denver's Morgridge College of Education.

Cost: $625
Date: TBD
Location: 455 S. Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO, 80226

 
 
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Cultivating Wellness -- Harnessing the Power of Mindfulness and SEL: A mindSpark Learning Institute

This institute is designed to support educators with the research and tools they need to successfully implement strategies and practices, with their students, that focus on developing the skills necessary to managing emotions and being mindfully aware of the impact those emotions have on daily life. This starts with educators who are not only knowledgeable about the practices -- like feeling and sharing empathy, making informed decisions based on managed emotions and setting positive goals -- but who also embrace the benefits of implementing said practices into their daily lives.

Who Should Attend This Institute?

-- Teachers at any level. Administrators at any level. Anyone in higher education. Anyone in industry.

All institutes are credentialed by the University of Denver's Morgridge College of Education.

Cost: $625
Date: TBD
Location: 455 S. Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO, 80226

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Beyond Theory -- Proven Practices in EdTech: A mindSpark Learning Institute

This institute will cover technology in many areas -- from Raspberry Pis to Google Classroom, to cutting edge robotics like Sphero and Dash and Dot, to QR Codes, to Osmo for iPhones and iPads and tons of other tech -- and leverage expert facilitators, all while exploring how education technology can be integrated into learning environments to increase student engagement exponentially.

Who Should Attend This Institute?

-- Teachers at any level. Administrators at any level. Anyone in higher education. Anyone in industry.

All institutes are credentialed by the University of Denver's Morgridge College of Education.

Cost: $625
Date: TBD
Location: 455 S. Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO, 80226

 
 
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STEM Summer Institute Presented By Adams 12 STEMinspired and mindSpark Learning

Join STEMinspired and mindSpark Learning for a week of immersive STEM education training to learn the best in STEM and Problem Based Learning (PBL) from the experts.

Embed real world problems into classroom experiences. Train students to be entrepreneurs . Build partnerships with industry and non-profits. Become part of a national network of STEMinspired educators. STEM education for all students in all classrooms at all levels.

Click the button below to learn more.

All institutes are credentialed by the University of Denver's Morgridge College of Education.

Cost: $575
Date: TBD
Location: 601 W 100th Pl, Northglenn, CO 80260

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STEM Career Literacy Professional ExperienceUsing Equity-Centered Design Thinking in Partnership with Couragion

Learn how proven Career Literacy can be integrally woven into your STEM education experiences:

- Unifies real-world context and relevance into classroom practices

- Informs student choice around career readiness and potential work-based learning opportunities

- Advances student aspiration, intention, and motivation to pursue and stay in rewarding pathways

- Boosts participation of underrepresented students in STEM career paths

To learn more or to inquire about workshop format and schedule, please click on the button below.

Cost: Dependent on Location, Scope of Work and Needs (Still half-off Through Grant)
Date: Two-Day Customized Professional Learning Experience
Location: Location Dependent on Consulting

Institutes Can Be Designed To Occur Nationally And Locally At Your School Or District As Well*

*Credentialing for institutes that take place off location from mindSpark Learning cannot be guaranteed.

 

Why Come to a mindSpark Learning Institute?

mindSpark Learning institutes are facilitated by professionals who are currently in education and know first-hand how the strategies and practices covered can be successfully implemented and utilized in learning environments. Furthermore, mindSpark Learning also partners with industry leaders to give attendees access to knowledge from those that know how the topics covered are being used in the jobs of today, and how they will be used in the jobs of tomorrow. In other words, these institutes are built to give participants access to the strategies that are relevant now, and that will continue to be relevant as education evolves. The price is also more than competitive with most of the two-day institutes available, and attendees are getting a five-day experience. All institutes are also credentialed by the University of Denver's Morgridge College of Education.