The Innovation Institute was established to assist educators in developing instructional strategies to better prepare students for the 21st Century Global Society.
The Innovation Institute seeks to help schools prepare students to be Innovators by:
- Seeking partnerships with Centers of Innovation
- Identifying instructional programs that teach the skills of innovation.
- Providing professional development programs focusing on fostering creativity, rigor, relevance and innovation within the curriculum.
- Highlighting innovative practices in use in our schools.
Innovation in the classroom involves rethinking learning. It involves student-based projects where the students are empowered to make sense of the world. It requires them to be challenged by their peers and their teachers to solve new problems and explore opportunities. Innovation in the classroom involves preparing today’s learners for tomorrow’s world.