The Office of Scholarship and Innovation

Our Mission

The Office of Scholarship & Innovation brings collaborative design-based problem-solving to educational systems; supports faculty research and scholarly inquiry in education; leverages new technologies for learning; and creates digital solutions for the dissemination of knowledge.

What We Do

Design Initiatives

Creating a new vision for educational innovation through a collaborative and open process of design. Learn more...

Scholarly Initiatives

Promoting and supporting the creation of new knowledge by our renowned faculty. Learn more...

Technology Initiatives

Changing the way we think about and use new digital technologies for learning. Learn more...


Meet the OofSI Team

Benjamin Scragg

Lead Design Strategist


I'm the Lead Design Strategist in the Office of Scholarship & Innovation, where I partner with schools to engage in open-ended design thinking and methodology to generate solutions to the unique challenges and...

David Herbold

Website Technician


Management of Drupal and Wordpress websites across the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College webscape. Many other things. All the things.

What's New

Seeing kids get excited about technology is a uniquely fun experience. While tablets and smartphones are no longer novelties, the...

Dear Student Teachers,

I was so excited to start looking at your websites yesterday. It’s awesome to see new teachers taking...

I had posted earlier about the work our design initiatives team is...

This past Friday members of Action Lab (ALAB) and...

I have been at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College for two years now (actually two years...

Asking people to build index card towers tells you a lot about them. Do they jump right in, or first think and observe? Do they ask...