SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING ARTS MATH
University of CA, Irvine
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ListoAmerica is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit offering innovative learning spaces where youth tinker, learn, and build projects of their own interest with a focus on the creative use of technology.
of our female members say the ListoAmerica experience has inspired an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
of our members report their experiences at ListoAmerica has motivated them to pursue higher education.
Passion (member's interest and motivation)
Play (tinkering & playful learning)
Peers (social learning and collaboration)
Our curiosity-focused learning space expands the creative learning model pioneered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT Media Lab). Unlike traditional schooling, our model focuses on creative learning, not teaching. Many models of education are outdated and often focus on "teaching to the test". Our 4P model allows members to be self-directed learners on projects that interest them.
OUR 4P LEARNING MODEL
Many activities are lead by energetic STEM ready mentors who work with alongside youth. Mentors facilitate activities, lead workshops, and motivate youth to build grit so they can do their best work at any skill level. Mentors are role models that build lasting relationships with our youth. If you would like to be a mentor we would love to hear from you! Learn More
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