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#IMMOOC Week 2

#IMMOOC Week 1

My random thoughts & answers to this week's questions posted in regards to The Innovator's Mindset by George Couros.  
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1.  What do you see as the purpose of education?  Why might innovation be crucial in education?

For me, the purpose of education is simple:  for teaching and learning!  Schools offer places and content for all kinds of students whether you are in Kindergarten or working on your second Masters Degree.  Innovation is crucial in education because the students of today aren't the same as the students of past years.  We can't keep teaching and "playing school" the same way it's always been done for the sake of tradition.  In order to continue to be relevant and meaningful in 2017, schools must embrace change and innovation.

2.  “Change is an opportunity to do something amazing.” How are you embracing change to spur innovation in your own context?
Change is something I personally hav…