IDEO is a design firm that has informed our practice through its Design Thinking model. For more information, download the IDEO Design Thinking for Educator's Toolkit.
The MIT Media Lab
The Media Lab is one of the oldest university-based innovation centers in the world. A team from the Center for Innovation visited the Media Lab to learn about game design and to observe a laboratory environment that supports innovation. For more information, visit the MIT Media Lab website.
The Center for Education Innovation
Institute of Design at Stanford
The Nieman Lab
The Neiman Lab is fundamentally optimistic lab attempting to figure out journalism's future in an Internet age. The Neiman Lab wants to find good ideas to help traditional news organizations find a way to survive. For more information, visit the Nieman Lab website.
The Khan Lab School
The Khan Lab School was founded to create and test learning experiences that center around the student. The school has a collaborative, project-based approach and does not have homework, grade levels, or grades - the school is mastery-based. For more information, visit the Khan Lab School website.
- Solve for X
Solve for X is a moonshot factory. Their mission is to invent and launch "moonshot" technologies in hopes of changing the world into a radically better place. For more information, visit the Solve for X project website.
- We Solve for X
We Solve for X is a global community looking to create a global ecosystem of science and technology moonshots that solve big global problems facing humanity. For more information, visit the We Solve for X project website.
IBM researchers push the boundaries of science and technology by collaborating with forward-thinking business pioneers. IBM's THINKLab uses advanced technology and old-fashioned collaboration to shape the future, together. For more information, visit IBM's THINKLab website.