"Risk and fear is key. You got to make sure these kids understand it's okay to take a risk, and the only fear, the only thing that you have to fear is basically, failure, and that's not an option. You got to just tell them, “look, we need innovation. We need you." -Corky Newcomb
Self-described "Inventor Mentor" Corky Newcomb spoke at the STEM² Summit about the need for great ideas from young students and how teachers can allow those ideas to come to fruition.
In this transcript of his talk at the Summit, you'll read about:
- Newcomb's own family heritage and how it shaped him into the inventor he is today
- His dream for an American "Revovention"
- How to encourage students to pursue their dreams