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We Cannot Get the Schools We Need by Changing the Schools We Have

We overestimate the ability of leadership to change organizations in more than incremental ways, Joe Graba told a national meeting of foundations in April 2004. The internal culture heavily constrains change. Most change comes through the creation of new organizations.

Podcast: Curtis Johnson and Michael Horn on ‘Disrupting Class’ and Higher Education

Podcast on the concept of disruptive innovation, and its application to US compulsory education. The second half considers Higher Education through the lens of disruptive innovation, and explains how radical developments such as iTunesU and OpenCourseWare may not be as disruptive as they first appear.

Clayton Christensen Speech at ECS 2005

Clayton Christensen, Harvard Business School Professor, speaks on "Disruptive Innovation" in education.