Launching Innovation in Schools

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Every great teacher and every great school constantly work towards creating better learning conditions for students. Just as we hope our students become lifelong learners, we as educators should be constantly learning and improving. This education course is for school leaders of all kinds (from teacher-leaders to principals to superintendents) who are launching innovation in schools—starting new efforts to work together to improve teaching and learning.

Over seven weeks, you and your classmates will complete a cycle of study, experimentation, and reflection to gain confidence and skills to lead instructional improvement efforts. Through experiential activities and assignments, you will begin working with colleagues to envision the next level of work for your team or organization, to launch a new initiative, and to measure your progress along the way. Based on the work of Justin Reich (Teaching Systems Lab, MIT) and Peter Seng...

Every great teacher and every great school constantly work towards creating better learning conditions for students. Just as we hope our students become lifelong learners, we as educators should be constantly learning and improving. This education course is for school leaders of all kinds (from teacher-leaders to principals to superintendents) who are launching innovation in schools—starting new efforts to work together to improve teaching and learning.

Over seven weeks, you and your classmates will complete a cycle of study, experimentation, and reflection to gain confidence and skills to lead instructional improvement efforts. Through experiential activities and assignments, you will begin working with colleagues to envision the next level of work for your team or organization, to launch a new initiative, and to measure your progress along the way. Based on the work of Justin Reich (Teaching Systems Lab, MIT) and Peter Senge (MIT Sloan), this course will focus on visioning and capacity-building, with an emphasis on collaboration and building partnerships with stakeholders at multiple levels.

At the end of the course, you will have started the process of launching an instructional improvement initiative in your school or learning environment, and you will better understand yourself as a leader and change agent. You will have made connections with peers who are also undertaking this important work.

This course has been funded by Microsoft and is part of the Microsoft K-12 Education Leadership initiative developed to provide resources to K-12 school leaders around the world as they address the unique needs of their schools in a changing educational and technology landscape.

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It was the first time I attended an online course that is so strongly interactive. Interactive to classmates: They are so curious in learning. They bring real-life question/ project. They share their experience, understanding in answering your questions. They even further your question/ answer... I love everything of it! Interactive to lecturers: They provice real-time youtube channel for your discussion - just like in classroom! The designers of this course must be very experience and understanding their learners. I don't have to tell what I need to ensure my learning in this course. They do prepare step by step that facilitate online learning at best.
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10/10 starsTaking Now
1 year, 10 months ago
I absolutely loved this course! It is very much aligned to our schools existing approach but has provided me with a wonderful framework for thinking about vision, leadership and innovation in schools. We have used it with our team to develop a better understanding of shared vision and leadership for schools in the 21st Century.
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8/10 starsTaking Now
2 years, 1 month ago
THanks for edx and microsoft for this experience It's a course about working together to improving teaching and learning for students.
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6/10 starsCompleted
2 years, 2 months ago
Become a change leader and take the first step in launching instructional improvement initiatives in schools to improve teaching and learning.
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2 years, 2 months ago
THanks to edx and microsoft for giving inputs and mentoring a us with updated parameters This course helps us to work with 21st century school with collaboration and creativity
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2 years, 3 months ago
Being an education officer, I really like this course because this course will enhance my professional knowledge in the area of education and also add value in my learning experience and its offered through MIT with great course facilitator and one of the best thing that this course bring on this global learning platform, so I am looking forward to have a cooperative response from all global learning community. Thanks for providing such a great course, see you in launching innovation in school platform.
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