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Teaching Innovation

This article on eSchoolNews, “How – and why – to teach innovation in our schools” by Alexander Hiam, details solid solutions on how to go about achieving President Obama’s charge to start creating the future innovators on the global stage. The discussions of how standardized testing and similar methods de-stress any kind of imaginative thinking are solid and supported here with his explanation of the Five I’s: Imagination, Inquiry, Invention, Implementation and Initiative. The article also reminds us the extent to which classrooms are teacher-dominated, a structural and institutional model that… Read more Teaching Innovation