Undergraduates at West Virginia University take on the role of school designers to better understand fundamental ideas in education and school design.
To move beyond pockets of innovation requires a shared language of pedagogy and a community dedicated to improvement.
An argument for why it is a good thing when education technology providers test new ideas with small randomized controlled trials.
Though most examples of innovation highlight big projects or new courses, inspired learning may occur in more subtle, nuanced ways.
Whether defined as "innovation" or "inspired learning," the resulting experience encourages students to own their identities as learners.
The way we assess our students signals to them what we value. If we say that we value risk-taking and innovation, but exclusively use traditional forms of grading that deduct points for less than perfect work, then our grading belies our words.
To shift the narrative about the state of education, we need to bring more voices into the conversation.
An online resource collecting questions from students and educators, and providing answers from experienced youth allies and activists.
To meet the needs of their students, teachers need access to reliable, relevant resources. The medical field may have the solution.
A graduate profile based on a well-developed mission and vision, with input from stakeholders, and that guides actions in every class, can be transformative in schools.