Tag Archives: Innovative Education

Five years celebrating everyday heroes  

Celebrating five years of Daily Edventures  Five years ago, we started an incredible journey to showcase the stories of education heroes from all around the globe. Over the course of this journey, we’ve featured hundreds of accounts of innovation, struggle, … Continue reading

Corey Johnson

“Critical thinking is one of the pillars of our program and in my opinion the most needed skill to be successful in today’s world.  If you have true critical thinking skills you have the ability to analyze and acquire anything else you will need.  It’s also a skill that is almost completely left out of the education systems in most of the developing world.”

Corey Johnson Executive Director, Imagine Scholar Kamhlushwa, MP, South Africa @ImagineScholar “Critical thinking is one of the pillars of our program and in my opinion the most needed skill to be successful in today’s world.  If you have true critical … Continue reading

Innovation and Education

A new school year is always a great opportunity to take a look back, and in my case, reflect on holistic education and modern learning. With that in mind, I’d like to share the video of the keynote I did … Continue reading

How Does Technology Really Enhance Learning?

No one knows better than teachers how technology actually works in the classroom. After all, they see results – both positive and negative – every day. So when asked about the effectiveness of various educational tools in a recent Socrato … Continue reading

50 Tips for Working with Parents

It’s no secret that one of the biggest factors in a student’s success is parental involvement. According to the National Education Association (NEA), “When schools, families, and community groups work together to support learning, children tend to do better in … Continue reading

“Whenever we have used technology to allow a student or teacher to have a voice that they didn’t have before — that’s been a meaningful innovation.” – Calvin Armstrong, Canada

Innovation-ready vs. College-ready

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman has been a loud voice for education reform for some time, and he doesn’t shy away from controversy. So it’s no surprise that Friedman recently highlighted an uncomfortable conflict taking place in education today, … Continue reading

Unlock the Power of Collaboration through Peer Coaching – Les Foltos, USA

“Let children own their learning.” – Trevor Eissler, USA

Your Students are “Teaching” Without You! – Bram Faems, Belgium

“Be open and collaborative. Be willing to learn from others and share your knowledge. Remember that the job we do is for ALL kids.” – Beth Hamilton, USA

“Touch technology will become mainstream. Today, touch is the new generation’s trend; tomorrow it will enter the schools.” – Guido Terni, Italy

“I think that other people can make important changes in their own lives and their students’ lives if they permit themselves to make some errors while they try to make the real revolution that education needs.” – Luciana Sylvestri, Argentina

“To increase student engagement and ownership of learning, we should give students opportunities to do meaningful work — work that makes a difference locally, nationally, and globally.” – Eric Williams, USA

“The importance of the educational task is not to find new Einsteins, or to show how much the teacher knows, but to detect the best potential in students and to help in their development.” – Uriel Aiskovich, Argentina

“We’re redesigning education from the bottom up. It can truly be innovative and has the potential to attract the best leaders and entrepreneurs.” – UK

“The fact that I, as a teacher, get to assume the role as facilitator and guide gives me the extra energy to really see the students as individuals, and to challenge their individual competences and talents.” – Denmark

“The first and MOST important element that any leader must have when integrating technology and change in the classroom: courage. Simply put, no courage and no change.” – Canada