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River Stories | River Life

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Optimizing Innovation in Praxis | Spaces for Innovation

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If we are to truly transform education, imagining new possibilities and realities, then we need to embrace different models of education, structuring our systems accordingly. What do these new models need to be like? What are the factors that will enable new possibilities to emerge?

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"Open Portfolio" - Helping Makers Show Off Lifelong Learning | Connected Learning

"Open Portfolio" - Helping Makers Show Off Lifelong Learning | Connected Learning | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
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Great work and powerful conversations on  portfolios

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The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life eBook: Twyla Tharp, Mark Reiter: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store

The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life eBook: Twyla Tharp, Mark Reiter: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store
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Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Crucial Difference Between Success and Mastery

Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Crucial Difference Between Success and Mastery | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
The lost art of learning to stand "where we would rather not and expand in ways we never knew we could."

"You gotta be willing to fail…
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thecreativepractice

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What's YOUR practice?
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STEAM: Powering Creativity and Collaboration

Qatar Foundation International (QFI) and its partners will host two pre-conference meetings focussed on cross-cultural collaboration in education ahead of the 2013 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC) in Doha.

The two pre-WISE conference meetings, scheduled here October 27 and 28 will assemble more than 50 international educators and leading experts from Qatar, Brazil and the United States, the QFI said Wednesday in a media statement.

The experts will explore how innovation and cross-cultural collaboration in education foster 21st century competencies and build better learning goals and practices.

Titled 'Global Educators' Workshop: Learning and Leading for the 21st Century and STEAM: Powering Creativity and Collaboration, the workshops will open with a joint session on October 27 at the QNCC featuring an array of speakers. Participants will also take part in the annual WISE Summit.
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Catalyzing Innovation in Your Team

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Frank Barrett, author of Yes to the Mess, describes why being uncomfortable spurs creative thinking. 
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The science of serendipity: the promise of innovation inside organisations | simply communicate

The science of serendipity: the promise of innovation inside organisations | simply communicate | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
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"... innovation journey, the author suggests an equation, which is: 'Identify' X 'Insight' X 'Idea' X 'Impact' = Innovation

Identify = the strategic purpose

Insight = an opportunity for differentiation

Idea = the core concept

Impact = commercialising the idea through to launch"

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Innovation_VSI_Reading_Guide.pdf

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"Questions for thought and discussion

Which innovations have had the greatest impact on your life? Why have they had

such an effect? "


( excerpt from Innovation: A Very Short Introduction By Mark Dodgson and David Gann) http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199568901.do

 

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Why is design and creativity important to your organisation? | Blog | Design Week

Why is design and creativity important to your organisation? | Blog | Design Week | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
We speak to design and creative leads at big brands about what creativity means to them. (Why is design & creativity important to your organisation?

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"To design is to challenge the status quo..."

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How to Foster and Sustain Innovation in the Workplace

How to Foster and Sustain Innovation in the Workplace | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
Companies must innovate to stay competitive in today’s world. We rounded up top innovation insights from Stanford GSB faculty, alumni, and guest speakers to shed light on how to come up with new ideas...
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John Maeda - Creativity is core

John Maeda believes that creativity should be at the core of the educational agenda. He explains why integrating convergent and divergent thinking enhances i...
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Tweet from @IndiraReynaert

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9 principles of #OpenInnovation and #leadership by Ito #list #tips http://t.co/EbfxvfQVTG
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The Project of Literature: Susan Sontag on Writing, Routines, Education, and Elitism in a 1992 Recording from the 92Y Archives

The Project of Literature: Susan Sontag on Writing, Routines, Education, and Elitism in a 1992 Recording from the 92Y Archives | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it

"A writer is someone who pays attention to the world — a writer is a professional observer."


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Igniting the Passion: Celebrating Our Learning

Igniting the Passion: Celebrating Our Learning | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
“People of our time are losing the power of celebration. Instead of celebrating we seek to be amused or entertained. Celebration is an active state, an act of expressing reverence or appreciation."...
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Exciting journey in Surrey School District #36. Happy to be part of the conversation. Ignite presentation: Stepping Into the Intersection http://www.alivestreaming.com/broadcast_iframe/f88ef2a0a26801313d1d3fba5ddccdf7

 

 

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Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries: Peter Sims: 9781439170427: Books - Amazon.ca

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Explore

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A discovery engine for meaningful knowledge, fueled by cross-disciplinary curiosity.
Edited by Maria Popova
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RSA - Education

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RSA Education develops innovative, practical educational projects in response to the challenges faced by today's children.
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Exploring these resources.. Innovation and Creativity in Education RSA

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Are Connections Overshadowing Collaboration?

Are Connections Overshadowing Collaboration? | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
Connections can be counted, and they are needed to make collaboration work. How do we prevent over-connectedness and under-collaboration?
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Great graphic to remind us of the balance in making collaborations work...

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Curation in Learning | Ben Betts is...

Curation in Learning | Ben Betts is... | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
A framework for using Curation in a learning organisation
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From inspiration to integration...

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Imaginatik | Innovation Management, Idea Management, Innovation Strategies

Imaginatik | Innovation Management, Idea Management, Innovation Strategies | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
In a world where CEOs demand that one-fifth of revenues must come from new sources, creativity is essential to producing new ideas that challenge traditional beliefs.
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Great Books on Science and Innovation

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Bill Gates recommends thirteen books on science and innovation, including Where Good Ideas Come From, and The New Science of Strong Materials. (RT @BillGates: Interested in #science and how it can shape our world?

Via FRANK FEATHER ~ Business Futurist
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Great sources of inspiration

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Businessweek Design 2013: IDEO's Paul Bennett: Video

Businessweek Design 2013: IDEO's Paul Bennett: Video | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
Stay up to date on the latest business news, stock market data and financial trends. Get personal finance advice from leading experts.
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Powerful ideas shared by Paul Bennett in this video:

Impact of "Humanity Centered Design"

"Design transcends agenda, speaks to the politics of optimism" ...

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Rhizomatic Learning – A New Metaphor for How We Learn | Float Mobile Learning

Rhizomatic Learning – A New Metaphor for How We Learn | Float Mobile Learning | Spaces for Innovation | Scoop.it
Dave Cormier's rhizomatic learning concept acknowledges different contexts, needs and paths. So does mobile learning.

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A brief take on rhizomatic learning.

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What makes an experience transformational?

Transformational experience The term ‘transformational experience’ is always used in the positive when describing an experience. What makes an experience transformational as opposed to simply...

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