Innovation & Education

“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.”

~Sydney J. Harris, American Journalist and Author

You can also find other great innovation/creativity quotes at IDEAWorks®



“We may be “Waiting for Superman” but we don’t have to wait for innovation in our local schools and communities!” As the author of the article Framing Opportunites for Education Innovation put it…. Do you agree, disagree? 

As stakeholders in education, those of us at Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education are always trying to “Cause an Effect,” by finding new ideas and methods to enhance the educational experience. 

With that in mind, following is a list of 10 dominant perspectives that the author says should be considered as opportunities of innovation in education:

  1. Workforce development
  2. Civic prep
  3. Social justice
  4. Standards
  5. State assessments
  6. Youth development
  7. Employment
  8. Market
  9. Custodial services
  10. Tax payer

Click here to take a detailed look at the article and email with your ideas on how we can stop the delay of innovation in education!

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“An educational system isn’t worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn’t teach them how to make a life.”

~Author Unknown


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