Tinker.Make.Innovate. Agents of Our Own Future

Incubator School

The Incubator School is a LAUSD Pilot Middle School that “Starts Up Students”. The Exploratory was hired to provide a Tinker.Make.Innovate. elective for 7th and 8th grade. The program was one time a week for 10 weeks with sessions 105 minutes long.

Citizens of The World

Citizens of the World Mar Vista is a public charter school located in Mar Vista Los Angeles. We were invited to provide a 5 week program for Kindergarten and 1st grade, taking the lesson plans of the teachers and providing STEAM and making activities that involve design thinking for the youngest of children.


Adat Day School is a private Jewish elementary school located in Burbank CA. The Exploratory taught the Kindergarten and 1st grade classes once a week for 8 weeks – connecting with classroom lesson plans and incorporating engineering, design and electronics.

John Muir

John Muir is a Title 1 elementary school in Santa Monica, CA. The Exploratory has been their STEAM program since fall 2014. We service all 300 children – 11 classes K-5 once a week for 8 week sessions.

The Exploratory

The Exploratory develops and produces educational products, services, environments and curricula that prepare children to be agents of their own future, empowered with effective problem solving skills, innovative thinking, flexible thinking, and grit.