With FHU's Project Development, one of our objectives has been to promote/facilitate innovation in the classroom.
Sometimes it is difficult to put into words ways/means on how to do this and get "non-digital native" users on board with innovating their learning/teaching styles with and without the use of technology.
Here is an interesting article stating Google's 9 Principle's of Innovation:
I can agree with and relate to several of these principles. It's great when you work for a company or institution that supports these ideals. In my opinion, FHU is quickly becoming such a place.
Innovation is not really a hobby.
Remember that famous quote by John Dewey? - "Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself."
Innovation is a habit and a lifestyle. Doesn't innovation by definition fall in line with one of the major philosophical tenets of most fields in academia?
What are you doing to help promote innovation?