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Videos. Articles. Businesses in Education. Spaces: architecture & interior design. Design Thinking. Skills. Blue Man to Blue School | ARCADE | Dialogue on Design. Innovation does not happen in a vacuum. It typically requires people who have extraordinary skills, knowledge of the rules of diverse disciplines and an added desire to integrate and break those rules.

It is from this rule-breaking, “trickster” energy that I believe true innovation grows. Blue Man Group. Photo: Andrea LaBarge Mills The basic mission and values of Blue Man Group have transferred remarkably well to an educational setting. At Blue School in New York, we have created a pre-primary and primary educational program where creativity is cherished and encouraged and children fall in love with the joy of learning. Our approach is to weigh creativity, innovation, self and social learning and collaboration as heavily as all the academic subjects in order to be responsive to the whole child. At Blue School, students learn to be more flexible thinkers, collaborators and responsive to different situations. Art is a human expression that brings the inside out. Dr.


Networked Knowledge - A Future Of Work Trend. Collaboration initiatives are providing a collective expertise from a diverse workforce, creating an on-demand resource and information library. Efficiency in the workplace often comes down to effective communication and the ability to capitalize and expand upon the abilities of others. However 76% of Millenials believe ‘my boss could learn a lot from me.’ How do we make optimal use of each and every employee’s abilities in the workplace? The knowledge base that is contained within an organization is most often held within the minds of its employees. Whether separated by an office wall or an ocean, there is a desire to create a collective knowledge base that is readily accessible by all stakeholders in a company. Real-time Q&A tools are being deployed to assist employees with the sharing and receiving of data. As Jeff Beringer of Golin Harris explains: Below we’ve higlighted two examples of the Networked Knowledge trend: Social Knowledge Platform Builds Skills-Based Reputations.

Education to Employment McKinsey on Society. College for all Massive open online courses can now reach millions around the world. This new way of teaching and learning is poised to usher in a new system of credentialing that may compete with college degrees within a decade. Read more The $250 billion question: Can China close the skills gap? China’s companies are failing to find the high-skilled workers they need, while individuals find themselves ill-prepared for the jobs that are available. Read more Voice of the Graduate US education attainment — once the envy of the world — has been lagging in recent years.

Read more Africa at work: Job creation and inclusive growth Over the next decade, we calculate that Africa has the potential to create between 54 million and 72 million more wage-paying jobs. Read more Does a traditional college education in the US still make sense? Anthony Carnevale of Georgetown University and Gagan Biyani of Udemy debate the value of a college education in this online debate. Read more Read more Read more Read more. MODELING INNOVATION AS A PROCESS OF DESIGN IN EDUCATIONAL BUSINESS SIMULATIONS - 26ba.pdf. Finland. If we explore the Finnish culture through the lens of the 5-D Model, we can get a good overview of the deep drivers of Finnish culture relative to other world cultures. Power distance This dimension deals with the fact that all individuals in societies are not equal – it expresses the attitude of the culture towards these inequalities amongst us.

Power distance is defined as the extent to which the less powerful members of institutions and organisations within a country expect and accept that power is distributed unequally. Finland scores low on this dimension (score of 33) which means that the following characterises the Finnish style: Being independent, hierarchy for convenience only, equal rights, superiors accessible, coaching leader, management facilitates and empowers. Power is decentralized and managers count on the experience of their team members. Finland, with a score of 63 is an Individualistic society. The Finns score 45, making it a short term orientation culture. REDlab- Research in Education & Design. Student Teams in Search of Design Thinking Goldman, S., Kabayadondo, Z., Royalty, A., Carroll, M.

& B. Roth. (2014). Student Teams in Search of Design Thinking. In C. Meinel, H.Plattner & L. Leiffer (eds.) Design Thinking Research: Building Innovation Eco-Systems. Abstract: The research explored student teams as they worked independently of instructors and coaches to understand how students learn the design thinking process. Download the full paper, pdf Learning from What Doesn't Work: The Power of Embracing a Prototyping Mindset Introduction: You can read all the books beforehand, but there is nothing quite like the first moment you hold your newbord infant in your arms. Download the full paper, pdf Destination, Imagination, and the Fires Within: Design Thinking in a Middle School Classroom.

Carroll, M., Goldman, S., Britos, L., Koh, J., Royalty, A. & M. Download the full paper, pdf Becoming a Design Thinker. Carroll, M., Britos, L., & S. Abstract: This is a chapter about design thinking.