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.
In the first of the Invention Opportunity series, Tom discusses the importance of shared reality - a necessity of leadership and systems.
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.
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.
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.
Tom discusses what an updated accountability system may look like and what our school systems need to create equitable achievement.
By: Devin Vodicka. It's time for an invention opportunity around assessments - create new policies, practices, and tools that encourage the development of purposeful goals tied to whole-child and competency-based learning progressions.
Curiosity might be the most important disposition of the new age. Unlocking curiosity may the key to innovating.
Learning design should be centered around the broader aims of what students can achieve and how they can solve the biggest problems facing society.
Now is the perfect time to explore important factors that go into building better learner experiences and schools.
By: Thomas Hatch. We must hold our communities accountable for making the changes in our society and education that we want to see and create equitable educational opportunities.
Repurposing dead malls may be the right invention opportunity to create human development centers while salvaging returns for property owners.
By: Steven Hodas. Steven discusses why it’s time to move from institutional silos to community impact.
With the rapid global shift to hybrid and remote learning, there is a renewed interest in new school models. Highlighted are eight ways schools are innovating.
By: R. Caruthers R. Midles & T. Vanderark. Guidance on the next steps in learning and postsecondary planning can equally be tailored to each learner and their context.