Author: George Couros

I tweeted this recently: I struggle with the “school is broken” narrative as much as I struggle with focusing on what is wrong with a student, not what their strengths…

Read More Nobody Wants to Be “Fixed”

The image below  has been circling online and is attributed to Alberto Brea: The simple line that is missing from the picture is this; Blockbuster killed Blockbuster.  In reality, they…

Read More Only Schools Can End Schools

A good friend and colleague of mine, would walk into a school building in the morning together, and I would count the number of times the words “no,” or “stop”…

Read More Same Message, Different Delivery

Sitting in on a presentation recently, the presenters shared the importance of reflection in practice, and how it is crucial to moving forward. I agreed 100% with this notion and…

Read More Creating What We Experience

I shared the following tweet, looking for thoughts on “getting everybody on board” or building consensus: Anyone have a good article on not necessarily having 100% buy-in from staff but…

Read More Focused On Who You Serve and Your Why

I am incredibly excited that “The Innovator’s Mindset” is now available as an Audiobook. It has been requested in this format often, and so I am glad to accommodate many…

Read More The Stress of Learning

I received a lovely tweet the other day regarding something I shared in my last post.  The interesting thing was that it was not actually about the content of the…

Read More Curiosity Leads to Growth

The quote above has been sticking in my brain for awhile, and although this is something that I have thought about often, John Spencer puts it into words in a…

Read More Less Work, Deeper Learning