Course Objectives and Learning Outcome

  • Embrace Innovation

    Define innovation, give examples of what it is (and isn’t), and reflect how we need to embrace this notion to create better opportunities for learners, especially in light of COVID-19 and remote learning.

  • Connect your Practice

    Connect themes of innovation, culture, and leadership to your own practice as an educator. Learn how to transition leadership and learning practices from standardized to personalized.

  • Understand, Celebrate, and Empower

    Understand the importance of educator resilience, creating a culture that elevates and celebrates teaching and learning, and how to universally design professional development to ensure empowerment among educators.

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • How does this course work?

    • Course Syllabus

    • Attention: Washington Educators/Clock Hours

  • 2

    Module 1: Innovation in Education

    • Video 1.1: Introduction

    • Video 1.2: What Innovation Is and Isn’t

    • Module 1 Discussion Board

    • Module 1 Resources

  • 3

    Module 2: The Innovator’s Mindset

    • Video 2.1: The Innovator’s Mindset.

    • Video 2.2: Characteristics of the Innovator’s Mindset

    • Module 2 Resources

    • Module 2 Discussion Board

  • 4

    Module 3: A Culture of Yes and Disrupting Our Routines

    • Video 3.1: Relationships Relationships Relationships

    • Video 3.2: Lead, Learn, Innovate

    • Module 3 Resources

    • Module 3 Discussion Board

  • 5

    Module 4: A Vision for Empowerment

    • Video 4.1: Engage vs. Empower

    • Video 4.2: Creating a Shared Vision

    • Module 4 Resources

    • Module 4 Discussion Board

  • 6

    Module 5: Moving Away from “One-Size-Fits-All.”

    • Video 5.1: Strengths-Based Leadership

    • Video 5.2: Powerful Learning First, Technology Second

    • Module 5 Resources

    • Module 5 Discussion Board

  • 7

    Module 6: Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teachers and Teaching

    • Video 6.1: Less is More

    • Video 6.2: Embracing an Open Culture

    • Module 6 Resources

    • Module 6 Discussion Board

  • 8

    Module 7: Transforming Professional Learning

    • Video 7.1: Create Meaningful Learning Experiences for Educators

    • Module 7 Resources

    • Module 7 Discussion Board

  • 9

    Module 8: Measuring Success and Honoring Your Journey

    • Video 8.1: Are We There Yet?

    • Video 8.2: The Biggest Barrier and “Game Changer” to Innovation in Education

    • Module 8 Resources

    • Module 8 Discussion Board

  • 10

    Final Project

    • Final Project! Grad Students

    • Course Feedback

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