Forbes publishes article on Disruptive Innovation in Education


Jan 24, 2008

In Forbes’ online education feature titled “Educating Our Children”, Clayton Christensen and Michael Horn pen an article on how utilizing the principles of disruption can allow us to customize an education for each individual child in the way he or she learns — a dramatic departure from the current system that forces standardization in the way schools teach and test. Read it online at:

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers headline the list of authors who penned articles for the feature. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings is another contributor. To view the full feature, visit:

Michael is a co-founder and distinguished fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute. He currently serves as Chairman of the Clayton Christensen Institute and works as a senior strategist at Guild Education.