Tag Archives: Kids

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 in Motion

Every once in a while someone comes along and takes what most people believe is a mature category and finds a way to inject new life, new innovation into it. What’s even more impressive in the case that I’m about … Continue reading

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Simple Process Innovation – School Bus Style

I was speaking with a friend recently about school, and the topic of tired teenagers came up. He said he mentioned to a member of the school board that they should start high school later so that the teenagers could … 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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