ADVANCING RESEARCH, IMPROVING EDUCATION                               

The National Center for Quality Afterschool

Helping local practitioners and state education agencies develop high-quality and balanced programs

About the Center

Afterschool Curriculum Choice: Technology Resources

Other Afterschool Curriculum Subject Databases

Curriculum Details for
I³: Invention, Innovation, Inquiry

Browse all 21 Resources
Previous Resource Previous | Next Next Resource

Resource Description
Staff, Planning,
and Costs
Standards, Research, and Evaluation

Teaching Experience

The developers designed the units to make technology-based education approachable and manageable for those with little or no training or background in technology. Adults serve as facilitators on projects that are primarily youth-led.

Planning and Preparation

The curriculum and supporting materials are designed to be easy to use with clear instruction on how to encourage and support youth exploration and inquiry. However, the developer states that training, provided by specialists in all ten units, is available for those who wish to have more intensive instruction or assistance in implementation on a broader scale.


  • Computer with Internet connection


Each unit was designed for groups of 25 young people. Print: $15.00 CD: $15.00 Or entire ten-unit CD: $95.00. The developer states that a new start-up program with no basic supplies would only need $50.00 worth of materials to implement these units. If desired, please contact I3 for costs of additional professional development training.

Online Training for Afterschool Staff
The Afterschool Training Toolkit is available online free of charge.

The following resources can be used with the online Afterschool Training Toolkit to give you the resources you need to build fun, innovative, and academically enriching afterschool activities.