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What Is the Innovation Corner?

Back by popular demand for the third year in a row is the Innovation Corner — a one-stop destination experience at the Aurora Institute Symposium where attendees can witness ideas in action, hear student voices, meet with advocates and service providers, as well as network, relax, and learn.
Schools Showcase

Learn firsthand from school practitioners and district leaders who are successfully implementing innovations through a range of personalized, competency-based learning models.

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Tools Showcase

Interact directly with tools enabling next-generation, student-centered learning.

Student Voices Showcase

Learn from the wisdom of students sharing projects and future-focused perspectives in a gallery walk through audio- and video-based exhibitions.

Voices Hub

The Voices Hub recording studio is stationed in Innovation Corner. Managed by educators and podcast hosts Matthew Shea and Courtney Belolan, it is an interactive, creative center for capturing your thoughts, telling your story, sharing your ideas, and promoting initiatives that are of value to and accessible to the field. Simply bring your latest and greatest ideas from the field to share on mic for a chance to be part of the upcoming podcast episodes. Follow #VoicesHub on Twitter for more information on how to participate.

Innovation Corner Schedule

Innovation Corner will be in the Stars at Night Ballroom of the Henry B. González Convention Center on Monday and Tuesday of Symposium week.

Monday, October 26, 2020
  • 9:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Open
  • 9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Coffee and Refreshments
  • 2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Coffee and Refreshments Break
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
  • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Open
  • 9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Coffee and Refreshments
  • 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Refreshment Break

The Innovation Corner also hosts several lounges for meeting up and study space. They are available anytime the Innovation Corner is open.