Inclusion and Exclusion, Resources for Educational Research?’ was the theme at ECER 2018 conference in Bolzano in early September. Within the framework Educational Design Research (EDR), innovation in in educational practices is explored in several of the CASE-center’s projects. Researcher from CASE presented their results in four papers at the session Researching for Responsible and Innovative Practices in Education: Perspectives on inclusivity/exclusivity and methodological challenges, chaired by Associate Professor Kari Holdhus. Some of the central questions asked and discussed where: How to develop research based and inclusive school concert practices? What characterizes creativity in the Write a Science Opera (WASO) context, and what do such characteristics imply for the design of WASO as a creative learning environment?