How I Innovate: Invite Stress In

Happy St. Valentine’s Day! Hopefully you’re able to celebrate the ones you love (including yourself) today. As we head into the weekend, take some time to consider innovator Kelly McGonigal’s short talk in the video below. Two key takeaways that...
How I Innovate: Iterative Failure

How I Innovate: Iterative Failure

So what can education learn from the iterative failure philosophy of the lean start-up movement?  The answer is a lot. Take Summit Prep for an example.  They use a system called Minimum Viable Product (or MVP for short) is a system where they get the educational...

Innovation Incubator: TED Fellows

Hopefully you’ve heard of and watched a few TED talks. TED conferences started in 1984, bringing people together from Technology, Entertainment and Design. It has since expanded to include thought leaders from many more industries who have “ideas worth...

How to be (more) innovative in 2014

This is sort of a greatest hits of our blog from 2013, synthesized into steps for a good New Year’s Resolution. 1) Dream big. Why mess around with small, incremental change in education when we know our children deserve something radically different? 2) Question...