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Michael B. Horn: Revolutionizing Education Through Disruptive Innovation

By Business OutstandersPUBLISHED: May 26, 13:41
Michael B. Horn

Michael B. Horn is a renowned author, speaker, and education expert who has made a significant impact on the world of learning. With a passion for helping individuals build their passions and fulfill their potential, Horn has dedicated his career to exploring innovative approaches to education.

Horn's journey in education began when he co-authored a book with Clayton Christensen, the father of disruptive innovation theory. This collaboration led to the creation of the Clayton Christensen Institute, a non-profit think tank that focuses on innovation and disruption in various fields.

Key Accomplishments
Horn's work has had a profound impact on the education landscape. Some of his key accomplishments include:

Disrupting Class: His book "Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns" was a groundbreaking work that explored the potential of disruptive innovation to transform education. 
Blended Learning: In his book "Blended," Horn explores the concept of blended learning, which combines traditional classroom instruction with online learning. He argues that blended learning can improve student outcomes by providing more flexibility and personalized learning.
Competency-Based Learning: Horn is a strong advocate for competency-based learning, which focuses on guaranteeing mastery rather than time. He believes that this approach is essential for developing all students' knowledge and skills.
Reopen to Reinvent: His latest book, "Reopen to Reinvent: (Re)Creating School for Every Child," explores the opportunity to rebuild schools in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Horn's work has been recognized with several awards, including the award-winning book "Disrupting Class." Horn is currently working on various projects aimed at promoting health and fitness, including a children's book.

What Sets Him Apart

Horn's unique blend of passion for education, innovative thinking, and dedication to making a difference sets him apart as a leader in the field. His ability to connect with educators, entrepreneurs, and policymakers has made him a respected voice in the education community.

In His Own Words

"I hate long-term plans and thinking out that far. Just too much changes. I'm really happy at-present getting to do the thought leadership work I do on my own and have the flexibility to both work on projects and with organizations where there is lots of opportunity for meaningful impact and to be able to spend meaningful time with my children as they grow up."

Michael B. Horn is a shining example of what it means to be dedicated to making a positive impact on the world. His work has inspired countless educators, entrepreneurs, and policymakers to rethink the way we approach education. His commitment to innovative approaches to learning has made him a respected voice in the field, and his passion for helping individuals build their passions and fulfill their potential is truly inspiring.

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