Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD

Managing for Innovation

Managing for Innovation occurs when stakeholders are supported in creating meaningful change in programs or processes that create new value for student achievement.

Managing for Innovation in the School
Managing for Innovation in the Classroom
Managing for Innovation for Students
More Core Values

Managing for Innovation in the School

We demonstrate Managing for Innovation in the school when we:

  • build capacity and accumulate knowledge among staff as a basis for innovation

  • encourage innovative strategies and processes, using quality tools to organize, prioritize, and plan for innovations and the PDSA cycle to determine value

  • benchmark learning and support processes with high-performing schools to facilitate or encourage innovative practices

  • celebrate meaningful or successful experimentation and innovative practices

Managing for Innovation in the Classroom

We demonstrate Managing for Innovation in the classroom when we:

  • develop students’ background knowledge to raise their level of confidence in contributing innovative or creative problem-solving or suggestions for change

  • teach quality tools to students to facilitate innovative thinking or suggestions for change

  • celebrate meaningful or successful experimentation , creative thinking, suggestions for change, etc.

Managing for Innovation for Students

Kid-friendly questions about Managing for Innovation

  • Do I/we have any new ideas for solving this problem?

  • If there is a risk factor, what can we do plan for success?

  • Do I/we have any suggestions for different ways of doing things?

November 23, 2010 | Maintained by Web Services | Content Manager: Michael Perich