Introduction to sustaining and disruptive innovation There are two basic types of innovation—sustaining and disruptive—that follow different trajectories and lead to different results. Sustaining innovations help leading, or incumbent, organizations make better products or services that can often be sold for better profits to their best customers. They serve existing customers according to the original definition of performance— that is, according to the way the market has historically defined what’s good. A common misreading of the theory of disruptive innovation is that disruptive innovations are good and sustaining innovations are bad. This is false. Sustaining innovations are vital to a healthy and robust sector, as organizations strive to make better products or deliver better services to their best customers. - See more at: http://www.christenseninstitute.org/publications/hybrids/#sthash.GA1CK73Q.dpuf
"The Mathematics Common Core State Standards (CCSSM) focus on what students should understand and be able to do in their study of mathematics. These standards define the knowledge and skills students should have within their K-12 education careers so that they will graduate high school able to succeed in entry-level, credit-bearing academic college courses and in workforce training programs.
The videos and games included in this collection are intended to support these math standards in a fun and engaging way."
"Shakespeare Uncovered explores the complete plays of William Shakespeare—one of the greatest writers to have ever lived. From his comedies to histories to tragedies, the series looks at the stories that have shaped our cultural history: seeking out each play’s inspiration, finding the moments and places that set every scene, as well as examining the words that gave life to Shakespeare’s world both in the past and present.
This thematic collection -- which adheres to national learning standards -- contains video segments from the series, informational texts, discussion questions, and suggestions for extension activities to enhance your students’ reading, viewing, and appreciation of Shakespeare’s works."
"The Women's Movement was a diverse social moment in U.S. history. It sought equal opportunities for women in all aspects of their lives (personal, political, economic, etc.)
The first wave of the women's feminist movement started in the 19th and early 20th century with leaders such as Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton fighting for legal rights for women such as the ability to vote and own property. The second wave of the women's movement, led by women such as Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinham, occurred in the 1960s and 70s and attempted to combat further social and political inequalities.
This collection includes resources to support teaching both waves of the women's movement. "
"This collection includes resources that support teaching the fundamentals of the U.S. Constitution.
Students will understand the issues involved in the creation and ratification of the United States Constitution, the new government it established, and its continuing significance."