2019 CoSN Conference: Sustaining and Scaling Innovation

Focus for Presentation:

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) publishes each year several 8-14 page reports, EdtechNext. This presentation will highlight the March 2019 report on “Scaling and Sustaining Innovation.”  In the presentation Norton Gusky, a co-chair of the CoSN Emerging Technologies Committee, will highlight from the report:

  • the underlying structure based on the CoSN K-12 Driving Innovation report;
  • underlying issues from Chris Dede and Tom Vander Ark as well as a framework for Innovation from Chris Dede;
  • examples of schools using innovative practices as part of consortia or collaborative partnerships – Bristol Warren (Rhode Island), New Castle (Pennsylvania), Belmont-Cragin (Illinois);
  • examples of organizations promoting innovation – LEAP Innovations, Schools that Can, Digital Promise;
  • advice for District Leaders.

The presentation will also highlight some next steps including:

  • CoSN’s forthcoming EdtechNext report on “Data-Driven Practices;”
  • Remake Learning Days;
  • HundrED project: a Global Showcase of Educational Innovation.