District Management Journal
Innovation is challenging work: it involves breaking patterns and habits, thinking creatively, and boldly about possible solutions, testing these ideas, and iterating, improving, and sometimes even abandoning ideas. In this issue, our Spotlight examines the added complexities of innovation in public education and shares DMGroup's Innovation Implementation framework that can help guide school districts in implementing innovation and addressing the challenges that accompany bold, important change.
Also in this issue:
Interview: Matt Greenfield of Rethink Education discusses his work investing to transform education and shares his strategy and vision for the future of learning
Case study: Learn about Downingtown Area School District's (PA) bold implementation of a blended learning program at scale, making blended learning an option for all high school students in the district.
Inside DMGroup: An introduction to Agile philosophy and how DMGroup's technology team uses Agile-based methodology to develop tools for elementary and secondary scheduling, special education, strategic budgeting, and program evaluation.Download