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Innovation, Education, Dintersmith, and You

John W Lewis's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, May 19, 2016

This week, we welcome Ken Gordon to the host seat. Ken (@quickmuse) is Content, Conversation, and Community Strategist at Continuum Innovation in Boston. He is a well known innocat, and recent initiator of  the #innochat facebook group. Ken's chosen topic relates to innovation in education and here is his framing post:

Is life a standardized test… or an impossible problem to be solved?

Those familiar with the work of Ted Dintersmith know that the above is a question designed to trip up those who don’t worship at the altar of innovation.

Higher Education - Lower Innovation Expectations?

DrewCM's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

I have long been a proponent of the value of being a life-long learner. Digging into a new topic and “going deep” have been habits that I developed in high school and probably drive a lot of the work I do in the innovation space. I’m an intellectually curious and casually indiscriminate learner. I'm not necessarily a T-shaped person. More like an M-shape.

Teaching A Person to Fish - Can Innovation Truly Be Taught?

DrewCM's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Last week we explored one of the basic building blocks of creative thinking and innovation: brainstorming. As we were working our way through exploring the effective use of brainstorming as a tool it dawned on my that we accept at face value the notion that there are a range of tools and methods that can be taught in order to help someone develop the skills necessary to innovate.

Social Innovation - All the world’s a stage

DrewCM's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Nov 21, 2013

What the heck is social innovation? It was much alluded to in last weeks Morals vs. Markets Part III innochat, but confusion abounds.

#BIF9 Live #Innochat on Innovation Competencies - What Do You Need to Know & Do to Innovate?

Renee Hopkins's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Sep 19, 2013

The Sept. 19 edition of #innochat will be held LIVE at the Trinity Repertory Theater in Providence from 12-1 pm EDT US. #BIF9 participants are welcome to attend, while a video livestream plus the usual Twitter chat will be available online.

The topic: Innovation Competencies - What Do You Need to Know & Do to Innovate? 

Innovation Reflection

Renee Hopkins's picture
Chat Date: 
Thu, Aug 15, 2013

I have been a strong advocate in Innochat for experimental approaches, test-and-learn processes for innovation. It's one thing to say that, though, and another thing to actually discuss how to do it.

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