Inventionland Kicks Off 2017 by Joining Steelers, Chevron to Award $16,000 in Innovation Gifts to Classroom Leaders!

The Pittsburgh Steelers are used to being champions on the field; but, the team recently shared the spotlight with 16 area educators as part of the team’s “Leaders in the Classroom” program, an initiative also sponsored by Inventionland and the Chevron Corporation. The 16 Leaders in the Classroom were recognized at Heinz Field at the[…]

Next Generation Makers Shine at Pittsburgh’s Avonworth School District

  Recently, the self-a-STEAM was abundant at Pittsburgh’s Avonworth Middle School. A cohort of eighth grade students completed real-world inventing coursework that derives directly from Inventionland’s proven nine-step inventing method. Facing a shark-tank panel that included Inventionland founder and CEO, George Davison, and Inventionland Creationeers, Tim and Tess, over 20 student groups presented new product[…]

Bringing Transformational Value to Students & Teachers Alike

At the core beginning of Inventionland, CEO and founder Mr. George Davison set out to transform the ordinary work environment by creating a unique space that would inspire. As we fast forward to present day, Inventionland has become the hub for what now serves as a source for not only forward-thinking ideas and innovation, but[…]

Mount Union Area School District Experience at Inventionland Sparks Stronger Commitment to STEAM Initiatives in the Classroom

“I was surprised by the number of products that are released every day (from Inventionlnd). That statistic really impresses me! My students were surprised at the endless possibilities of careers that [prepare people to] work at [innovative companies like] Inventionland. They were under the impression that they had to be an engineer only to work[…]

Inventionland Introduces STEM Training to Pittsburgh Educators

The doors of our expansive 61,000-square-foot creative design facility were open once again as we ushered in 22 curriculum directors from 17 different Pittsburgh area school districts. Why is everyone so interested in seeing what goes on inside Inventionland? Because we’re working to deliver the innovative tools, interactive resources and state-of-the-art course materials to prepare today’s students[…]

Inventionland Meeting Launches Partnership with PA Intermediate Unit 1 Officials

Though the doors to our creative design facility are always open for public tours, this week, we welcomed members of Pennsylvania’s Intermediate Unit 1 (IU1) to Inventionland for a strategic planning session. IU1 is one of 29 Intermediate Units in Pennsylvania and the regional education agency provides strategic support to the students, families, teachers, administrators and[…]

Pittsburgh is Kicking Off a Week-long Innovation Celebration – Get Involved!

In just hours, Pittsburgh, home to our creative design facility, Inventionland, is kicking off an entire week dedicated to something that we’re quite fond of… innovation! After all, it was here, in Pittsburgh, that our founder and CEO, George Davison, developed his nine-step inventing method that we’ve turned into an interactive educational tool for teachers to[…]

DuBois Business College Students Complete Inventing Curriculum with Innovative Presentations!

Our creative design facility is always bursting with new designs, prototypes and products; but, last week, two groups of students from the DuBois Business College brought a little extra innovation to Inventionland. As part of our interactive, 9-step inventing course developed out of our Education Division, the groups began their journey into real-world inventing at our creative space. After a[…]

Copy This! The Apollo Ridge School District is Prepared to 3D Print!

Spring starts this weekend and we think we can speak for pretty much everyone when we say that we’re more than glad to welcome it and all the new beginnings it brings! Speaking of starting something new, one Pittsburgh-area middle school recently got a new beginning of their own when an administrator and a group[…]

Two New Student Groups are Springing into Real-World Inventing!

OK, it may be just a bit early to start touting spring’s arrival; but, as the season of renewal nears, we’re excited to announce that two new student groups will be giving our inventing curriculum a fresh new start! Recently we welcomed a group of twelve high school students from The Kiski School to our creative[…]