Activate an Innovative Mindset

The Learning Platform Built by Educators, for Educators

Through inHub, The Henry Ford is working with
educational partners to help learners develop the skills
and competencies they will need to succeed in
the 21st-century workplace.

Welcome to inHub

A Global Resource for Innovation, Creativity and Invention

Through its unparalleled collection of 26 million artifacts from 300 years of American history, The Henry Ford is America’s primary resource for innovation, invention and entrepreneurship-related objects, documents, experiences and stories. We are making our content available to everyone to help ensure that no would-be innovator is left behind.

Innovation Learning

Helping Learners to Develop Innovation Skills

In a rapidly changing world, a critical task lies ahead: to help learners develop the skills they will need to address global challenges. By exposing learners from all backgrounds to innovation concepts, activities and approaches, we can narrow the opportunity gap and prepare more innovators than ever.

Why Innovation Learning?

Model I

A Learning Framework for Activating an Innovative Mindset

Drawing on the authentic objects and real-life stories that live in The Henry Ford Archive of American Innovation®, Model i provides an interdisciplinary approach to learning based on the habits of innovators and the actions of innovation.

What is Model i?

The Henry Ford

250 Acres of Inspiration. One Awe-Inspiring Experience.

The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan, is an internationally recognized cultural destination that brings the past forward by immersing visitors in the stories of ingenuity, resourcefulness and innovation that helped shape America. A national historic landmark with an unparalleled collection of artifacts from 300 years of American history, The Henry Ford is a force for sparking curiosity and inspiring tomorrow’s innovators. More than 1.8 million visitors annually experience its four venues: Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour and the Benson Ford Research Center.

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Explore What
inHub Has to Offer

Through inHub, educators and students can find many ways to engage—in the classroom as part of a global community and in the world around them.

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Professional Development

Collaborate with like-minded educators through workshops and webinars that foster innovative thinking in your school and classroom.

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Invention Convention

Invention Convention Worldwide is the global K-12 invention education program where inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs get their start.

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A private educator community for inHub Members to connect and share their innovative ideas about teaching and learning.

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Virtual Field Trips

Dive into artifacts and stories of innovation with virtual field trips aligned to standards and the Model i framework.

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of inHub Today

Find the spark and inspire innovation in your classroom.


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A Community Built by Educators for Educators

Help prepare all learners to be world-changing innovators, inventors & entrepreneurs.

inHub Overview

Integrate Innovation Learning into Your Classroom

Learn more about workshops and experiences designed just for educators.

Professional Development

Resources that Activate an Innovative Mindset

Connect core disciplinary understanding to the real-world.

Curriculum Resources

Take Learning Beyond the Classroom

Introduce them to iconic inventions, inspiring individuals, and unique settings that have changed the world.

Experiences & Field Trips
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