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innovateNJ is New Jersey's initiative  to support innovation and practice by fostering sharing and collaboration, cultivating projects, and convening practitioners and partners. We hope that your active participation in innovateNJ will help facilitate next-generation instructional practices that will promote and heighten the college and career readiness levels of our students.

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November 4-7 2014


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Join a community of educators committed to working together in ways that  produce replicable  and adaptable innovative practices, helping to identify what is being done and what works well across the state.  Learn more about the innovateNJ Community or  about becoming a member click here:


Learn more about innovation partners, programs, products, and providers that may help you achieve your innovative goals.  Gain insights on the ways in which innovation is taking place in school districts across the country.  Plan to attend an event to keep abreast of ways to implement personalized learning opportunities for your students.


Want to learn more about  the innovative programs  currently supported by NJDOE?  Click here for  examples of  projects that  support 21st century learning  experiences, and  ways in which  community based organizations  are assisting school district innovative initiatives.

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NJCU partners with new Innovation High School

The Jersey Journal

Jersey City's newly created Innovation High School will be opening in the fall with its first class of ninth graders.

The small school, housed inside Snyder High School, will be run in partnership with New Jersey City University, the Institute for Student Achievement and the district. Innovation will include a rigorous curriculum with opportunities for students to participate in college-level classes prior to graduation and receive college credit.

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See the Future of Classroom Learning at the School Improvement Innovation Summit 2014

Digital Journal

PRWEB.COM NewswireSalt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 07, 2014

School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, today announced they will reveal a new solution for personalized learning to reshape classroom learning at the School Improvement Innovation Summit, September 29-October 1 at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City. The Innovation Summit brings together the education experts and innovations that are changing education in classrooms across the world, along with scalable solutions to implement the same practices in any school or system.

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This is educational 'innovation'?

The Washington Post

The Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, which brings the world the international testing program of 15-year old students known as PISA, just issued a new report called "Measuring Innovation in Education: A New Perspective, Educational Research and Innovation."

Yes, the OECD is measuring innovation in education. There are, of course, innovation metrics for evaluating businesses, but schools aren't businesses and shouldn't be operated as if they were. So what exactly constitutes "innovation" in the educational world as viewed by the OECD?

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