With the Idea to Pitch Program, students grow their entrepreneurial mindsets and skills as they apply their passions and strengths to identify opportunities to creatively solve problems, develop their solution into a business, and pitch the idea. The Idea to Pitch Program is also perfect for engaging teachers and students in project based learning. The program is available for grades 3-5 and 6-12.
Recommended for: Outside School Time – OST (afterschool, camps, summer, 21st Century Community Learning Centers – CCLC), extended learning, existing STEM programs, any enrichment and supplementary programs
The Idea to Pitch program consists of:
Educators are inherently entrepreneurial as they empathize to understand the needs of their clients, constantly iterate to improve their service, and persist daily to overcome obstacles and challenges!
The VentureLab Idea to Pitch Program includes flexible curriculum to allow for both in-person and remote learning, plus a thorough instructor’s guide. Differentiated for grades 3-5 and 6-12.
The final day of the program is the Pitch Event! Invite family, friends, and community members to see the courage, confidence, and ideas your students have developed. To prepare for the event, our Idea to Pitch Program provides:
Assess and improve your entrepreneurship program and use the collected data for reporting and evaluation. End of of program survey (10-20 minutes each) for the following: