Author: George Couros

When I first started teaching, I was blessed to have a grade level partner who shared everything with me.  As an educator, I was extremely lucky to work beside someone…

Read More The Education “Bat Signal”

From the article, “5 Unusual Facts About Google’s Odd (and Wildly Successful) Management Practices“(read the whole thing): 5. When hiring, high GPAs and test scores don’t matter Relying heavily on…

Read More Looking Beyond the Score

I woke up one morning not feeling the best, after receiving a message about something that needed to be dealt with for work that was a bad surprise.  After that, I…

Read More Empowering or Stifling Voice?

Remember when SmartBoards were all the rage? Schools rushed to get these to every school, sometimes because they saw them as beneficial, and sometimes because the school across the way…

Read More Removing Barriers and Hurdles