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Gatherings and Symposia Videos

The 2018 Growing Innovation Symposium saw so much generative interaction it was hard to edit its documentation. Because of this, we’ve broken it down and selected three narratives emerging from answers to the three questions we asked.

First: What is most important in your experience of Growing Innovation?

Next: If Growing Innovation has promise for you and for your community, how is it also important to education itself?

And finally: What do people need to know about Growing Innovation?

We’re grateful to all of the wonderfully dedicated and courageous educators who have shared their commitments with us, in helping us think what is taking place in the great diversity of emerging practice and transformation (for students, educators, communities and in education itself) – and look forward to seeing you next year!

 

With the support of the UBC Rix Professorship of Rural Teacher Education and the BC Ministry of Education, since 2012 Growing Innovation has been able to hold a symposium in the springtime where project leaders can come together to share with each other about their projects. The Rural Schools Symposium is invariably an important experience for all. In 2017, we have been able to document and share some discussion of the significance of the occasion for educators, for communities, for education, and what can, and has been, emerging from it:

 

With the support of the UBC Rix Professorship of Rural Teacher Education and the BC Ministry of Education, Growing Innovation has been able to hold a symposium in the springtime for project leaders to come together to share with each other about their projects, their inquiries and their places. The Rural Schools Symposium is a transformative and powerful experience for us all. Documentation not only reflects what is important in curricular thought and practice, it generates it, and so in 2016 we documented some of what participants find important about the 2016 Rural Schools Symposium, along with some reflections on Growing Innovation itself within the state of rural education more generally:

To return to the Rural Teachers video gallery.

And here for information on all Growing Innovation projects.