Innovation is a key part of successful school transformation

school-innovationDon’t let the headline mislead you: This story won’t tell you how to innovate. Still, being open and willing to take a risk or two can put your school district on the path to something great. And adopting new policies or practices can set you on the road to modeling innovation for your district and others.

What works for one school won’t necessarily work for another–success is not one-size-fits-all. But school leaders can follow a few suggestions to spur innovation in their districts.

First, in order to support and encourage innovation, it’s important to realize that today’s “old” tools were once considered the latest technologies.

(Next page: Encouraging innovation)

Laura Ascione

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