Ideation: Ideas in ACTION
6 Social is experiential (hand-on) learning, leveraging technology to create solutions for issues youth care about.
What is the problem?
Let's brainstorm the problems and issues that are happening in your community; from poverty to education to health & wellness. What do you care about? This is your opportunity to brainstorm, connect with others and get your voice heard.
What is the solution?
We will give you access to some pretty cool technology and social media tools. What solutions will you create for the issues you care about most? Get creative, brainstorm and connect with others to begin creating something incredible!
Investigate: Is this a good idea?
There are lots of problems and possible solutions and it's time to narrow it down. We will show you how to investigate & validate your assumptions by asking questions, getting feedback and making sure you are spending your time and energy effectively.
An early sample, model, or release of a solution, built to test your idea, this is not a finished product, just something you can use to show your idea. This can be a short video, podcast, website or app (we have a tool to build an app and you don't need to know code!).
You will receive tips and coaching on how to share a compelling story and create real engagement with your solution, using special online and onsite techniques. Then you will investigate these results and responses & ensure you are getting the engagement you need to move forward.
It takes a community to make an idea a reality and to continue building your solution. Together, we will host a Community Showcase, where you have the opportunity to inspire others by showcasing your solutions to gain support, mentorship and launch your idea.
Using technology, storytelling & social media
What Will You Create?
We are giving you free access & training to some of the coolest tech tools, what social issues will you solve?
Why collaborate with 6 Social?
From experts to brainstorming, 6 Social is a platform for community engagement in technology, entrepreneurship, education and community development.
You have the opportunity to brainstorm, collaborate and use some of the coolest technology to create solutions that really matter to you.
6 Social is filled with experiential learning, we are talking hands on learning that you will continue to use in your day to day life and keep working towards solutions.
The 6 C's of Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Creativity & Imagination
The Royal Conservatory - Learning Through The Arts, held a Roundtable Event October 20, 2015
Inclusive Education: Use of Technology.
This video documents some of the comments from roundtable participants about inclusive education and technology.
6 Social is a collective of collaborative organizations who are committed to activating youth voices in education, businesses, nonprofits and the community.
Learning Through the Arts, the Royal Conservatory of Music's social innovation arm, provides opportunities for youth to develop creative thinking and digital story telling skills with a strong educational foundation.