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Using Boredom to Help Students Learn

What do you get when you take the technology away from a group of 10 and 11 year olds and ask them to be creative with a handful of household objects? Well, Thomas Fraser, a teacher at Crestwood Elementary School … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Autonomous Teaching Methods

An estimated 250 million children around the world cannot read, write, or demonstrate basic arithmetic skills. Many of these children are in developing countries without regular access to quality schools or teachers. While programs exist to build schools and train … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 28, 2012

“The more successful an organization becomes the bigger it gets. The bigger it gets the more it focuses on optimizing its resources. The more it optimizes it resources the more it eliminates variation. Innovation requires variation. We have seen the … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – May 17, 2012

“Indeed parents of some of the most innovative young people whom I interviewed for this book carefully monitor and limit ‘screen time’…the Innovation Generation, have extraordinary latent talent for – and interest in – innovation and entrepreneurship, likely more than … Continue reading

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Innovation QuickStart Guide

You know how sometimes when you order a product you get this inch-thick instruction manual that you never read, but also how there is sometimes a QuickStart Guide of 5-10 simple steps to get you up and running quickly? Well, … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – April 25, 2012

“Figure out how to take risks that keep you in the game even if you fail.” – Seth Godin “Over the last couple of decades, companies have increasingly found that employees who pursue what they do with passion will outperform … Continue reading

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Innovation Quotes of the Day – April 7, 2012

“Maybe innovation is the reaction to the prototype” – Michael Schrage, MIT Media Lab – Submitted by Julie Anixter “Failure is what happens when you don’t recognize a ‘learning opportunity’.” – Braden Kelley What are some of your favorite innovation … Continue reading

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