Build Career Success Skills
and Make a Difference.

Customized Programs
Collaboratively Solve Real-World Problems

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 
  • "Northern Rift" online program was an amazing experience for my students... Northern Rift is a fun and engaging way to have students interact and explore Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core State Standards (CCSS) while developing 21ST Century skills.
    Erika, Teacher, Ventura County

  • A highlight of NorthernRift's unique platform is that it integrates the 21ST Century Learning Skills and the Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

    -Prof. Phil Hampton, Director, HSI-STEM grant

    CSU Channel Islands, CA.

  • Northern rift was an amazing web site. It helped to inspire us to share our ideas to help change the community and the earth.
    -Student, Ventura County

  • ...he is now in a place that he's never been before. He taking risks and he's communicating with people outside of his comfort zone... and is engaged in a way that amazes me.
    -Nathan, Special Ed Teacher

Northern Rift enables students of all ages to build essential career skills, make connections and have an impact by collaboratively solving real-world challenges, in a real-world innovation process. Ideas into action.

CUSTOM PROGRAMS

The topic: We work with clients to develop custom topics and programs for their specific needs.

Topics and programs can be designed on any topic for a class, school, district and even community wide engagements connecting business, university and schools.

Contact us to find out more about our customized programs or register below and one of our team will contact you.

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HOW IT WORKS

The guided process makes it easy to get involved.

  1. REGISTER
  2. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CHALLENGE
  3. BRAINSTORM SOLUTIONS
  4. COLLABORATE & CO-CREATE
  5. TEST, EVALUATE & ITERATE

The best ideas rise to the top and you develop skills, connections and portfolios with an innovation rating that counts.

OTHER CHALLENGES

Every month we offer challenges across a range of categories:

  • Environment & sustainability
  • Emerging industries & technologies
  • Civic engagement
  • Social justice

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OUR NAME

Our dream is to make a difference in the world by unlocking the hidden value in every individual and with it, human potential.

Rift: Where continents move apart, new crust is formed... hidden value is revealed and new life appears. To create the new, we must let go of the old.

Northern: A north star. A guide, a destination and the action of moving forward.

Northern Rift: A place for creative disruption.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

In todays world of rapid change, knowledge alone is no longer enough.

Northern Rift's idea-to-impact process builds the Essential Skills for 21ST Century Careers:

  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Collaboration & Co-creation
  • Communication & Storytelling
  • Continuous learning
FOR THE CLASSROOM

Dear Educator, Bring Northern Rift's Real-world Project Based Learning Experience into any classroom. Simple. Fast. Easy.

From Grades 6-12, students learn about the most current topics, collaborate beyond the classroom and have the freedom to imagine, explore and create a future they are passionate about.

  • College and Career Readiness
  • Explore NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards)
  • Connect the STEM and ARTS
  • Integrate Common Core State Standards
  • Guided process and easy for teachers

Get your free trial now. Available at no cost to the teacher, the school or the students. Register now.

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FOR AFTER SCHOOL

Our “After School Program” is all online for students who are not able to experience Northern Rift in their classroom.

  • Join a global student community
  • Work on the ideas you love
  • Build Essential Skills for the 21st Century
  • Get College & Career ready
  • Online mentors to guide you

Join now to experience the fun of ideas, while making an impact.

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FOR UNI STUDENTS & WORKERS

Get the skills every company needs.

Collaborate with peers to gain innovation experience and build the essential skills for 21st Century Jobs.

Our process accelerates ideas-to-impact, and also gives unique insight to topics, technologies and ways of thinking.

Join the community - make a difference and build your innovation skills and Portfolio now.

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