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The Explainer: Disruptive Innovation &
Evolving Toward Openness amidst the Disruption of Higher Education
"Big players [established CAIS schools?] focus on sustaining innovation and their more profitable customers, ignoring the regular customers who want a low cost alternative. As a result they upgrade current products by adding more bells and whistles that no one wants - they over serve. A disruptor improves product to appeal to more people. They treat the project as a separate unit with its own business model and expectations". Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, Harvard University.
How to Build a Culture of Innovation
Sir Ken Robinson, a long standing passionate advocate of schools needing to foster individualization in the learning process and curiosity through creative teaching, discusses the three essential integrated components of innovation: imagination, creativity, and innovation. How intentional is your school about providing meaningful opportunities for students to become more imaginative, creative, and innovative?
Check out his new book Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That's Transforming Education.
The Ten Types of Innovation
The Ten Types will provide you with a useful way to start thinking about the innovation process.