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ImPactful Sandbox

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  • Summary

  • Welcome to the Impactful Sandbox, the podcast where teen students discuss innovation in solving local and global challenges using the Pactful app and a design thinking process. Listen to amazing teens communicate how they understand, ideate, prototype and pitch their way to innovative solutions.

    The Impactful Sandbox is a collaborative program from the Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education at the University of San Diego and Cloudcast Media.

    For more information, please visit www.pactful.org.
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Episodes
  • Season 4, Episode 5 | Gladwin, Shane, Jay, and Tate with Alejandrina Navarro, Director of Patient Engagement, San Ysidro Health
    Aug 19 2023
    On this episode of the ImPactful Sandbox, listen to team members Gladwin, Jay, Shane, and Tate engaging in an incredible conversation on Good Health and Well Being with Alejandrina Navarro, the Director of Patient Engagement at San Ysidro Health

    The ImPactful Teen Innovation Sandbox program teaches students how to solve big challenges using a design thinking process in four phases: Understand, Ideate, Prototype and Pitch their solutions. The podcast provides an additional opportunity for the students to amplify their communication skills by learning from local leaders with domain expertise on a variety of global and local challenges. During Season 4, the students choose to explore how to tackle the challenge of "Good Health and Well Being." Team Terminators targeted their creative flow towards "CRISPy CRISPR." a gene editing tool to end cystic fibrosis.

    The Impactful Sandbox is a program developed by the Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education at the University of San Diego, Pactful, the social good app, Cloudcast Media and its SchoolCAST program. Funding for the Jacobs Institute has been generously provided by Dr. Irwin and Joan Jacobs. Funding and support for Season 4 of the Impactful Sandbox was provided by the San Diego Foundation through their Level Up program.

    For more information on this program, including how to bring the ImPactful Sandbox to your school, or for general questions, please visit www.pactful.org, www.sandiego.edu/soles/centers-and-institutes/jacobs-institute/ or www.cloudcastmedia.us.
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    31 mins
  • Season 4, Episode 4 | Isabella, Giada, and Miyana with Latanya Runnells, Program Manager, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Heath America
    Aug 19 2023
    On this episode of the ImPactful Sandbox, listen to team members Isabella Wilches, Giada, and Miyana engaging in an incredible conversation on Good Health and Well Being with Latanya Runnells, Program Manager, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Heath America.

    The ImPactful Teen Innovation Sandbox program teaches students how to solve big challenges using a design thinking process in four phases: Understand, Ideate, Prototype and Pitch their solutions. The podcast provides an additional opportunity for the students to amplify their communication skills by learning from local leaders with domain expertise on a variety of global and local challenges. During Season 4, the students choose to explore how to tackle the challenge of "Good Health and Well Being." Team "Bones & Brains" targeted their creative flow towards an app to provide widely accessible mental health support for teens. They call their app "Bones & Brains Therapy."

    The Impactful Sandbox is a program developed by the Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education at the University of San Diego, Pactful, the social good app, Cloudcast Media and its SchoolCAST program. Funding for the Jacobs Institute has been generously provided by Dr. Irwin and Joan Jacobs. Funding and support for Season 4 of the Impactful Sandbox was provided by the San Diego Foundation through their Level Up program.

    For more information on this program, including how to bring the ImPactful Sandbox to your school, or for general questions, please visit www.pactful.org, www.sandiego.edu/soles/centers-and-institutes/jacobs-institute/ or www.cloudcastmedia.us.
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    18 mins
  • Season 4, Episode 3 | Shreyasi, Vivaan, Arianna, and Keith with Dr. Matt Kritz, UCSD Athletics Director of Human Performance
    Aug 19 2023
    On this episode of the ImPactful Sandbox, listen to team members Shreyasi Mukund, Vivaan Bharadwaj, Arianna Cano, and Keith Miller engaging in an incredible conversation on Good Health and Well Being with Dr. Matt Kritz, UCSD Athletics Director of Human Performance.

    The ImPactful Teen Innovation Sandbox program teaches students how to solve big challenges using a design thinking process in four phases: Understand, Ideate, Prototype and Pitch their solutions. The podcast provides an additional opportunity for the students to amplify their communication skills by learning from local leaders with domain expertise on a variety of global and local challenges. During Season 4, the students choose to explore how to tackle the challenge of "Good Health and Well Being." Team VASK Development targeted their creative flow towards an app to foster a supportive community of "athletes serving athletes" needing help with mindset, mental health, academics, and more. They are calling their app "CommYOUnity."

    The Impactful Sandbox is a program developed by the Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education at the University of San Diego, Pactful, the social good app, Cloudcast Media and its SchoolCAST program. Funding for the Jacobs Institute has been generously provided by Dr. Irwin and Joan Jacobs. Funding and support for Season 4 of the Impactful Sandbox was provided by the San Diego Foundation through their Level Up program.

    For more information on this program, including how to bring the ImPactful Sandbox to your school, or for general questions, please visit www.pactful.org, www.sandiego.edu/soles/centers-and-institutes/jacobs-institute/ or www.cloudcastmedia.us.
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    56 mins

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