Author: George Couros

Good afternoon, Mr. Couros. I am currently studying education and I appreciate your description about you. I say that because it is refreshing to observe current academic facilitators that have…

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In “Learner-Centred Innovation,” Katie Martin shares the following: Just think how you might begin to make the changes and the impact you desire in school if instead of statements like,…

Read More Controlling the Solution

My dear friend, Jimmy Casas, wrote a fantastic book titled, “Culturize: Every Student. Every Day. Whatever It Takes.“, meant for leading schools, not school leadership only. I haven’t read the…

Read More We All Need a Champion

One of my favorite blogs is “Barking Up the Wrong Tree.” It is funny but always pushes my thinking and provides strategies for personal growth.  In the most recent post,…

Read More Thriving Through Adversity

Having just received an email from someone starting a new “technology” position in their school, they asked me what advice I would give.  I shared the following advice: My only…

Read More Don’t add. Make better.

I have been paying a lot of attention to mental health lately, and the connection it has to social media, learning, and teacher wellness.  Part of this focus is because…

Read More Saying “Yes” To Yourself

I will admit that I am a sucker for those “list” posts. They are succinct, easy reads, and always give you something to think about. One such post that I…

Read More “Leverage Worry and Fear”

A lot of my work is with schools and districts, and although I discuss the power of networks to bring a “world-class education” into classrooms, I have been focusing a…

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I have made it a goal to blog three times a week.  It is an appointment I have made with myself and have kept for almost all of the last…

Read More Start Again Tomorrow

A question I often get in workshops is how to deal with “laggards” or “resisters.” The first thing I wonder when I hear regarding this question is, do the people…

Read More The Myth of the “Laggard”

I tweeted this quote from my book, “The Innovator’s Mindset“: “Our responsibility isn’t solely to teach memorization or mechanics of a task but to spark a curiosity that empowers students…

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