Thank you for your interest in KID Museum’s Stories of Impact and Innovation project funded by The Lemelson Foundation and in partnership with Nation of Makers. 

This project consists of a listening tour of focus groups, in-depth interviews, and a survey of leading organizations -- all culminating in the compilation of an advocacy playbook to advance invention/maker education.

We hope you will join this project by sharing the strategies and stories that are emerging from your work. By completing this survey, you are helping us gather some preliminary background. In addition, we ask you to share your email at the end of the survey so that we can learn more about your work and/or invite you to participate in an upcoming focus group or interview.

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* 1. Please tell us about yourself:

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* 2. How would you describe your organization’s primary role with respect to invention/maker education ? (check all that apply)

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* 3. In your own words, how do you define invention/maker education?

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* 4. Thinking broadly, how would you describe the power and potential of  invention/maker education? What gains could we achieve — individually and at the community level -- if kids had greater access to this type of learning experience? 

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* 5. What would you identify as some of the major barriers to introducing and scaling invention/maker education to reach more kids in more communities?

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* 6. Who would you identify as the major decision makers who need to be convinced if invention/maker education is to become more widely embraced?

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* 7. We are interested in success stories/insights/strategies that pertain to invention/maker education and equity. Do you have any examples or thoughts to share? 

If so, please describe briefly here and provide your email in Question #12 so that we can contact you for more information.

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* 8. We are interested in examining how constructive partnerships contribute to the effectiveness of invention/maker education. Can you share any success stories/insights/strategies that involve partnerships in design, delivery, funding, etc.?

If so, please describe briefly here and provide your email in Question #12 so that we can contact you for more information.

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* 9. Can you share any success stories/insights/strategies that pertain to invention/maker education and professional development?

If so, please briefly describe here and include your email in Question #12 so that we can contact you for more information.

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* 10. What are your thoughts at this moment on how invention/maker education relates to virtual/distance learning? Do you have any success stories/insights/strategies to share?

If so, please briefly describe here and include your email in Question #12 so that we can contact you for more information.

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* 11. What has been your experience demonstrating the impact of invention/maker education? Can you share success stories/insights/strategies for measuring or tracking change? 

If so, please briefly describe here and include your email in Question #12 so that we can contact you for more information.

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* 12. I am interested in contributing more to this project.

Please check all that apply and provide your email contact below.

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* 13. Additional comments regarding this project:

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