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Word of the Day: Innovate and Innovation

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Word of the Day: Innovate and Innovation

by Jul 22, 2019The Dictionary Project: Word of the Day0 comments

Innovate
in-no-vate / ˈinəˌvāt
verb
 
1.      to introduce as new; to make changes in or to an established thing.
The enterprise that does not innovate ages and declines.
Peter Drucker, 1909-2005
 
Innovation
in-no-va-tion / ˌinəˈvāSH(ə)n
noun
 
1.      something brand new
There are no dreams too large, no innovation unimaginable and no frontiers beyond our reach.
John S. Herrington, 1939-
 
2.      the introduction of new things or methods
Innovation is fostered by information gathered from new connections; from insights gained by journeys into other disciplines or places[…]
Margaret J. Wheatley, 1944-

Thank you for including the Dictionary Project in the good work you do in your club.  In my club, we have provided Dictionaries for third-grade students for enough years that now we are having former students help us to present dictionaries each year.  They are often returning to the same classrooms that they were third-grade students.  Teachers plead every year for us to NEVER quit this valuable project.  They tell us that students NEED paper books to learn to read, to learn to do research and to do independent study.  Please send me pictures of your presentations and tell me about your visits to the schools to give dictionaries to the students. To be included in our newsletter you can send me your stories at DG.2019@5630mail.org.

By PDG Scott McLaughlin

District Governor 2019-2020
PDG Scott is currently serving as an Assistant Rotary Public Image Coordinator for Zone 29 (Region 36). Scott is a member of the Paul Harris Society and Major Donor.Scott is a Rotarian in the Kearney Dawn Rotary Club of Kearney, NE

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