VisionTo make learning and exploring opportunities in STEAMD (Science Tech Engineering Art Math Design) engaging and meaningful for teens through skills acquisition, entrepreneurship and social responsibility.
MissionTo increase the social and economic mobility of undervalued populations in STEAMD and their communities through advancements in work, impact investing and social innovation. MEET THE TEAM
- a start-up accelerator for teens
- a movement to make STEAMD learning meaningful
- a growing ecosystem of stakeholders devoted to connecting more young people to STEAMD opportunities
For the Teen Entrepreneur-in-Residence…
Learning Curve is a rigorous and transformative learning experience. Learning Curve is the ultimate life hack for generation next – combining hands-on learning, entrepreneurship and culture. At Learning Curve we delve deeply into the culture of commercialization, innovation and investment. We take our teens from idea to start-up in 30 days. Students learn how to problem solve, commercialize a STEAMD idea and connect to industry through mentoring and internship opportunities. Students work through each challenge or idea using our M3 method: 1.) Make 2.) Monetize and 3.) Matter. As facilitators we teach teens how to make and monetize inventions that matter.
Learning Curve is an educator’s laboratory to engage in meaningful scholarship to unlock the knowledge that can be used to improve student opportunity, achievement and success. Learning Curve is a rare pedagogical experience and ecosystem, where bold instruction and collaboration are strongly encouraged to spark and sustain the student’s enthusiasm for learning. At Learning Curve the term “educator” is all-inclusive; instruction is delivered by business leaders, policymakers, designers and an array of “makers”.
Learning Curve is a human capital pipeline and an opportunity for employers to engage in “Research & Development” of the next innovative workforce. Learning Curve’s Employer-Partners are committed to understanding the needs and motivation of generation next to produce a more just and productive workplace.