Share Paper: Education Nation: Six Leading Edges of Innovation in Our Schools

  1. Milton Chen, Edutopia, George Lucas Educational Foundation, United States
Tuesday, March 26 8:45 AM-9:45 AM Grand Ballroom C

Abstract: Dr. Milton Chen, senior fellow and executive director, emeritus at The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF), will discuss how school systems are reinventing themselves, focusing on their growing edges of innovation in districts, states, and nations. These Edges are redefining the nature of "school" as it was known in the 20th Century and include 1) the Thinking Edge, 2) the Curriculum Edge, 3) the Technology Edge, 4) the Time/Place Edge, 5) the Co-Teaching Edge, and 6) the Youth Edge. The Six Edges form the framework of his 2010 book, selected as one of the 10 best books of 2010 by ...