EXPLO Studio

Schools have an engagement problem.

EXPLO Studio wants to solve it. And we know how to. For more than 40 years, EXPLO has been an innovator in designing engaging courses and projects that excite students and teachers alike. Now, we’re pioneering new curricula for schools around the world that are working to enhance creativity and engagement in their classrooms.

EXPLO Studio is an innovation lab that develops engaging and creative transdisciplinary critical making courses that are focused on developing the skills students will need to thrive in the fourth industrial revolution.

We challenge students to think with their minds and their hands, and we challenge instructors to rethink how they teach and their role in the classroom. Art and design are meaningful and intentional components of our course design, encouraging creativity and individuality as students sharpen their critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Download Free Curriculum: Don't Feed the Bears

The Future of Jobs

Over the next five years, the skill set needed to thrive in the world of work will change dramatically. Five years from now, 35% of the skills that are considered important in today’s workforce will have changed. Many schools are not preparing their students for this profound shift. The change is so significant that it can be hard to know where to begin; but for many, teaching these skills means teaching very differently.

The Most in Demand Skills:
Complex Problem Solving, Critical Thinking & Creativity

According to the World Economic Forum, these are the top three skills needed to thrive in this new landscape. EXPLO Studio builds curriculum and coaches teachers to support students in developing these skills. Through embedding inquiry into highly engaging courses that pull from various disciplines and perspectives, EXPLO Studio helps students and teachers bridge the gap from what we know today to what we will need to know and do tomorrow.