Share Paper: An Innovation Framework for Holistic School Transformation: Ten Critical Conversations for the 21st Century

  1. Cathy Cavanaugh, Microsoft Worldwide Education, United States
  2. Aidan McCarthy, Microsoft Worldwide Education, Australia
  3. Mark East, Microsoft Worldwide Education, United Arab Emirates
Wednesday, June 25 2:00-2:30 PM B3109

Abstract: Abstract: Meeting individual and community needs in many schools requires complex holistic transformation. Using technology as the only solution will not solve these challenges. Even when introduced in schools with the necessary physical infrastructure, simply giving each learner a computer will typically not produce superior learning without additional changes in the nature of the school's teaching, learning and assessment practices. Effective change requires a more holistic approach to completely transform the learning experience of the learners and the broad outcomes of schooling. To guide these changes, an Innovation Framework was proposed and examined in a recent symposium by over 100 ...