Slide Invention
Opportunity
An eduInnovation and Getting Smart exploration.

To help inform and deliver new agreements, new practices and new tools Getting Smart and eduInnovation are exploring the Invention Opportunity thanks to support from the Walton Family Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The findings and conclusions contained within are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect positions or policies of the foundations.

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Invention Opportunity

15 Invention Opportunities in Learning

By: Tom Vander Ark. The pandemic quickly shifted modalities and use patterns and resulted in new capabilities and stretched perceptions of possibilities. Tom shares 15 opportunities for invention in learning.
Shared Reality

Invention Opportunity: Creating a Shared Reality

In the first of the Invention Opportunity series, Tom discusses the importance of shared reality - a necessity of leadership and systems.

Leaders Are Not the Chief Decider, They Are Decision Architects

Decision making now includes more complexity, more stakeholders, and more agreements needed to be reached. Leaders need better tools and templates to make better decisions yielding coherent and effective change.
A microschool in Wisconsin

The Biggest Source of Inequity Might Be the Way We Fund...

In America, there are several sources of inequities in wealth and income but Tom looks to uncover what might be the biggest source of inequity—school funding.

Reshaping Talent Development: Pandemic Edition

By: Steven Hodas. Teaching and leadership roles in education during a pandemic look incredibly different than before. Talent development in education moving forward will require the kinds of policies and supports that other sectors have previously looked to.
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Pandemic Opportunity: Rethink Education Accountability

Tom discusses what an updated accountability system may look like and what our school systems need to create equitable achievement.