Innovation in the Classroom: Why Education Needs to Be More Innovative

Education is the foundation of our economy. What (and how) we learn in school determines who we become as individuals and our success throughout our lives. It informs how we solve problems, how we work with others, and how we look at the world around us. In today’s innovation economy, education becomes even more important […]

Ideas generated in the Killer Innovation workshop on education

On May 6th 2011, 11 people volunteered their time to participate in a Killer Innovations workshop to “Innovate Education”.  The following video shows the “grouping exercise” for the ideas generated during the workshop. On YouTube |  Subscribe in iTunes The major groupings that emerged were: Teacher retirement based on % of student income Re-emphasize 4H, Boy Scouts […]

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Science Fiction Impact On Innovation

On Saturday, I gave a speech at Maker Fair 2010 on “Hacking The Future” where I talked on predicting the future through a variety of influences.  One that I shared was the role of science fiction. It’s staggering how much of what we do today is last generations science fiction!  Did you know: Suba was predicted […]

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