Innovation is the implementation of creativity. The High Aims Consortium believes that all students can learn. Sometimes educators have to disrupt the traditional instructional practices in order for all students to experience success. Innovation is part of the personalized learning practice put in place.
Innovation includes risk taking within safe environments, curiosity, creativity, discovery, problem solving, communication, personalized learning, ownership, and accountability.
Innovative Thinking – Thomas Jefferson said, “I never failed, I only found 10,000 ways that work.”
Strategies that Model Innovative Thinking:
Practice CREATIVE Thinking
Embrace REFLECTIVE Thinking
Develop STRATEGIC Thinking
Engage in COLLABORATIVE Thinking
Activate BIG PICTURE Thinking
Believe in POSSIBILITY Thinking
Don’t neglect PURPOSEFUL Thinking