Usable Innovations

Lesson 2: Usable Interventions

After this lesson you will be able to identify criteria that distinguish a usable intervention as well as select and employ appropriate tools and processes for assessing the fit of an intervention.

Video Vignette 16: Leadership and Innovations

Dean Fixsen from the National Implementation Science Network (NIRN) talks about the role leadership plays in implementing innovations.

Handout 10: Usable Innovations

A Usable Innovation needs to be teachable, learnable, doable, and readily assessed in practice if it is to be used effectively to reach all students who could benefit.

The Hexagon Tool - Exploring Context

The Hexagon Tool can help states, districts, and schools appropriately select EBPs/EIIs by reviewing six broad factors in relation to the program or practice under consideration.

Activity 1.1 (Frameworks): Getting started with Usable Innovations

With detail, you can train educators to implement it with fidelity, replicate it across multiple settings and measure the use of the innovation. With your team, consider a current or upcoming initiative and work through the tasks provided.
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