In our innovative classrooms across America, students are using technology in ways that were unheard of just ten short years ago. In a small elementary school in Northwest Baltimore, students use their Makerspace to create 3D printed materials, learn to code and engage in other making activities. In another school in Philadelphia, a student fulfils his senior capstone project requirement by creating a “Smart Beehive” that uses sensors and a camera to track the health of a bee colony.
It’s about solving problems and doing hard things first
Every enterprise needs to innovate. It doesn’t matter whether you’re are a profit-seeking business, a nonprofit organization, or a government entity. The simple truth is that every business model fails eventually because conditions change over time. We have to manage not for stability, but for disruption — that, or face irrelevance.
This year will feature a whopping thirty-six governors’ races, half of which are wide open, with incumbents who are term-limited or not running for re-election. Victors will have the opportunity to improve policies in many areas.