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Marshmallow Challenge Activity

This isn’t your ordinary marshmallow challenge! This activity takes an in-depth entrepreneurial look at the design process and inspires reflection on each stage. Youth will

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Free Resource: Empathy Coupons

This activity asks students to be mindful and “walk in the shoes” of someone they know by considering what makes that person happy, creating a coupon, and then carrying out the action to deliver happiness and take empathy to action. 

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What is ESTEAM and entrepreneurship education

ESTEAM: 6 Ways to View STEAM through an Entrepreneurial Lens

When youth are exposed to entrepreneurial thinking, a profound change takes place. They become more aware of opportunities around them, develop powerful problem-solving skills, and improve their abilities to think critically and creatively. VentureLab believes that innovation and discovery happen at the intersection of multiple disciplines- we call it ESTEAM (entrepreneurship, science, technology, engineering, arts, and math).

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Printable Entrepreneurial Mindset Cards

Printable Entrepreneurial Mindset Cards

Discover VentureLab’s printable Entrepreneurial Mindset Cards. They are a versatile teaching tool designed to spark creativity, resilience, and growth mindset in students of all ages. These cards provide educators with engaging prompts and activities that foster entrepreneurial thinking. Explore the collection and see how you can transform your classroom into an incubator for future innovators.

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Free “Look, No Hands!” Adaptability Activity

Explore VentureLab’s ‘Look No Hands’ activity, a fun and interactive way to teach adaptability to youth. Ideal for instilling problem-solving and resilience, this free guide is part of our mission to create the next generation of diverse innovators. Download the activity now and bring a fresh perspective to learning adaptability skills in your classroom!

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How do you show adaptability? Youth entrepreneurship

Mindset of the Month: Adaptability

Discover the power of adaptability in entrepreneurship through the inspiring journey of Emma and Jana, who developed an online publishing platform while navigating different time zones. Learn how adaptability manifests in various forms like acceptance, optimism, self-efficacy, problem-solving, and courage, and how these elements are crucial in overcoming entrepreneurial challenges.

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