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Monday, September 28 • 8:00am - 8:50am
Start Me Up - BizInnovator Startup!

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Attend this hands on workshop and experience BizInnovator Startup firsthand - you will see how you can use these materials in ANY learning environment!

BizInnovator Startup is ready for the 2020-2021 school year. We’ve completely revamped our high school entrepreneurship curriculum to align with modern entrepreneurial frameworks - Lean Startup Methodology and Design Thinking.

This turn-key curriculum can be implemented in classrooms that are both in person or virtual. Perfect for educators who want to liven up their existing curriculum. Allows all teachers to explore new ways to motivate students and heighten energy. Provides a project-based, student-led and highly interactive classroom environment.

OUR WOW FACTOR Your high school students can earn transferable college credit! BizInnovator Certified Instructors are able to offer students to opportunity to demonstrate proficiency and earn college credit from The University of Iowa.

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Dawn Bowlus

Director, Jacobson Institute
The Jacobson Institute works with teachers, schools and partners in their community to develop opportunities for students to practice problem-solving, collaboration, and risk-taking, and to become critical thinkers with the confidence to boldly and creatively innovate for the benefit... Read More →

Diane Fickel

Educator, Iowa City West High School
Loving the idea of evolving her business classroom into a high energy platform that nurtures innovation in students is one reason Diane has implemented the use of Design Thinking and the Lean Startup Method for teaching Entrepreneurship at Iowa City West. Diane has taught the course... Read More →

Corey Brinkmeyer

Linn Mar High School
Corey’s entrepreneurial fire was stoked in 2017, when he was introduced to Design Thinking and the Business Model Canvas during the BizInnovator training; he has been teaching Entrepreneurship at Linn-Mar since 2008. As a self-described “Teacherpreneur”, he used BizInnovator... Read More →

Monday September 28, 2020 8:00am - 8:50am CDT