Innovation

Ace Leadership

Summary: Our vision is to create a new prototype for public high schools in both New Mexico and the United States. The school and its programs, provide cutting-edge specific learning to students by highly skilled instructors.... Read on...

An Open Letter To Educators

Accredited Author: Dan Brown

Summary: In this six and a half minute long video, Dan Brown discusses how and why teaching students facts in today's day and age just isn't preparing people for living successfully in the real world. Dan has just recently... Read on...

Posted in ToolsMultimedia

Association for High School Innovation (AHSI)

Summary: The Association for High School Innovation creates pathways and expands options to future success for all youth. AHSI is a national network of youth development organizations operating nearly 300 schools and programs in... Read on...

Business Innovation Factory

Summary: The Business Innovation Factory (BIF) creates real world laboratories where organizations can design, prototype, and test new models for delivering value. BIF's mission is to enable business model and system level... Read on...

CIrcles of Change

Accredited Author: Tracy A. Thompson

Summary: Lending circles, self-help groups, and study circles are all examples of one of the oldest and most effective tools for creating personal and social change. Leveraging the potential of Circles requires a clear... Read on...

Coming Together: Dem. Inquiry for Teachers & Community Educators (overview)

Summary: This seminar series was inspired by, and designed as a means of continuing, the conversations begun in the NLU Forums about education held in the spring of 2011 (Chicago in These Times). Coming Together supports... Read on...

Coming Together: Dem. Inquiry for Teachers & Community Educators (resources)

Summary: This seminar series was inspired by, and designed as a means of continuing, the conversations begun in the NLU Forums about education held in the spring of 2011 (Chicago in These Times). Coming Together supports... Read on...

Coming Together: Dem. Inquiry for Teachers & Community Educators (summary)

Summary: This seminar series was inspired by, and designed as a means of continuing, the conversations begun in the NLU Forums about education held in the spring of 2011 (Chicago in These Times). Coming Together supports... Read on...

Draper University

Summary: Draper University is a school for innovators between 18 and 27 years old. It's an unconventional Silicon Valley boarding school for bright entrepreneurs from around the world, who develop their business ideas under the... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in ShowcaseHigher Education

Education Evolving

Summary: Education Evolving is a kind of 'design shop'; based in Minnesota but with people in other states, working nationally to help public education with the difficult process of change. Initially we were involved mainly with... Read on...

Edutopia blogs

Summary: Edutopia spreads the word about ideal, interactive learning environments and enables others to adapt these successes locally. Edutopia blogs provide original, creative, practical, and sometimes unusual advice and ideas... Read on...

Posted in The NetworkBlogs

GameDesk

Summary: GameDesk is a 501(c)3 nonprofit research and outreach organization that seeks to reshape models for learning through game-play and game development. The organization looks to help close the achievement gap and engage... Read on...

High Tech High Graduate School of Education

Summary: High Tech High Graduate School of Education offers a Master's of Education degree (M.Ed.) with two concentrations: School Leadership, for individuals who wish to lead a small innovative school, and Teacher Leadership,... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in ShowcaseTeacher Education

Hip Hop Genius: Remixing High School Education

Accredited Author: sam seidel

Summary: An excellent video by Hip Hop Genius illustrating (literally) how hip hop can teach language arts, innovation and value of community. Hip Hop Genius finds inspiration for innovation in the evolution of hip-hop music and... Read on...

Posted in ToolsMultimedia

IDEO

Summary: Founded in 1991, IDEO is an award-winning global design firm that takes a human-centered, design-based approach to helping organizations in the public and private sectors innovate and grow. We identify new ways to... Read on...

Innovating Pedagogy 2012

Accredited Author: Multiple authors from Open University

Summary: Here is the new report from The Open University -- Innovating Pedagogy 2012: Exploring new forms of teaching, learning and assessment, to guide educators and policy makers.

The series of reports explores new forms of... Read on...

Learning Futures

Summary: The aspirations of Learning Futures: to work with schools to create learning which is deep, authentic and motivational. We hope to achieve this by pursuing deep forms of engagement (by students, schools and their... Read on...

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?

Accredited Author: Seth Godin

Summary: A linchpin is that key thing that holds stuff together. Seth Godin lays out how the world has changed since we began preparing people to work in factories to the skills, values, and habits that make people valuable in... Read on...

Opal School Blog

Summary: The mission of Opal School is to strengthen public education by provoking fresh ideas concerning environments where creativity, imagination and the wonder of learning thrive.

Posted in The NetworkBlogs

P.S. 770 - The New American Academy

Summary: The New American Academy has two radical approached to early childhood education -- teaching teams and the open classroom. Through the use of semi-autonomous, four-person teaching teams, the school encourages and... Read on...

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