Because we are always seeking different perspectives on innovation and what innovation in K-12 education could look like, ITEF invited former board member and current emeritus board member, Robert Cole, Ph.D to share with us his picks for books on the subject of innovation.  Let us know if you read any of these and what you think!  

Source:  Robert Cole, PhD, St Louis University, ITEF Emeritus Board Member

October 5, 2021

  1. The Innovators by Walter Isaacson  
  2. Runaway Species: How Creativity Remakes the World by David Eagleman
  3. Rewiring Education: How Technology Can Unlock Every Student’s Potential by John Couch
  4. How Innovation Works: Serendipity, Energy and the Saving of Time by Matt Ridley
  5. Create the Future + The Innovation Handbook: Tactics for Disruptive Thinking by Jeremy Gutsche
  6. Innovation Lab Excellence: Digital Transformation from Within by Richard Turrin
  7. Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World by Tony Wagner
  8. The Innovator’s Spirit: Discover the Mindset to Pursue the Impossible by Chuck Swoboda