Innovative Teaching and Learning

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Empowering schools to design learning that inspires the future generation of thinkers, dreamers and innovators

In partnership with districts, this initiative aims to help educators and leaders make evidence-based decisions that transform educational environments and improve student learningMerging research and practice, we help facilitate a culture of learning and innovation in schools that pushes thinking and inspires meaningful change. Strategic partnerships with K-12 districts not only investigate strengths and barriers to implementation, but also provide teachers and leaders with unique insights, strategies and resources to enhance their practice. To see what this looks like in action, check out a few of our featured projects at the bottom of this page.

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Teachers Create What They Experience
Watch Dr. Katie Martin, Director of Leadership and Professional Learning, deliver a TEDx Talk that showcases many of our beliefs on teaching and learning.
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Overcoming Challenges Conference
Gain a view into the world of Innovative Teaching & Learning. Watch this video recap of the Overcoming Challenges Conference we hosted that was geared towards finding solutions for innovating our school systems.

Innovative Teaching, Learning and Leading Competencies

Lately there has been increasing discussion of what education should look like in the foreseeable future. Read from our competency research brief which offers a critical review of the literature on the 21st-century competencies students need to succeed in an increasingly competitive, globalized, and technologically advanced world, and on the requisite competencies that school teachers and administrators should possess to prepare their students for this world.

Competencies Introduction and References




Begin quote I am so proud of the work we have done and continue to do with you. The collective learning processes used, and internal capacity that has been built will benefit our students for years to comes. – Assistant Superintendent, Fallbrook Union Elementary School District