Harvesting Innovation encompasses all innovative educational initiatives that support students in graduating Choice Ready. Multiple strategies and levels of involvement exist, and NDDPI is readily available to cultivate ideas and aid along a school’s innovation journey. Schools currently on this journey inspire to grow and continuously improve in areas including improved stakeholder communication and engagement, personalized and/or competency based learning, meaningful educational opportunities, and overall increased student academic success.
Join the Innovation conversation happening throughout North Dakota with #InnovativeND.
District Conditions for Scale
District Conditions for Scale: A Practical Guide to Scaling Personalized Learning provides an important step in identifying the conditions a school district should put in place to support the scaling of personalized learning and innovative learning. Working through the ten conditions outlined can provide the catalytic force districts need for education change
The Innovation Playlist hosts a series of short videos to inspire schools, communities, principals, and teachers to deliver the best outcomes for their students. These ideas share best practices for accelerating change, moving learning outcomes forward, better engaging students, and empowering teachers. Join the growing ranks of schools creating cultures of innovation. Small steps lead to big change!
The Cutting Ed
The Cutting Ed podcast brings together ND United, the Department of Public Instruction, and filmmaker Ted Dintersmith to share stories. This podcast facilitates inspiring and thoughtful conversations with all stakeholders in our public education system. It celebrates great teaching practices, interesting innovations, and dives into putting the innovation playlist into practice.
- Richland Elementary School
- West Fargo Osgood Elementary
- Turnaround Arts: ND July 19th
- SCMS STEAM Media Arts Showcase 2017
- Missouri Ridge Middle School: A Legacy in the Making
- The Preamble
- New Rockford-Sheyenne Public School-Innovation in Action
- New Rockford-Sheyenne Public School (Open in Chrome)
- New Rockford-Sheyenne Public School-The Chromebook Classroom (Open in Chrome)
- Northern Cass Public School
- Wolford Public School
- Bismarck Century High School
- Dickinson Middle School
- Turtle Mountain Tiny Turtles Preschool
- Horse Creek One Room Schoolhouse
- Watford City School
- Rugby School
- Aviation Program in Bismarck
- Grand Forks
- Valley City State University Middle School STEM Academy