Category: Best Educational Practices

…because you are overthinking. “Will anyone like this?” “Have  I wrote something similar?” “Is it good enough?” “What does this make me look like as an educator?” “I am not…

Read More Why you aren’t blogging more…

(This is trying to look at something that is an obstacle, and creating an opportunity. I would love your feedback and any examples of classrooms doing this already.) I know…

Read More Creating Something of Value

Katie Martin and I have become very good friends over the past few years. We seem to be passionate about many of the same things, yet we both push and…

Read More Smart Yet Relatable

        So we’re back to school after our holiday break, and we’re a week into a brand new year, and I’ve been thinking a lot over the…

Read More The Year Ahead

I was excited to read the article, “More Students Are Graduating Because High School Is Getting Less Boring“, saying, “America’s high school graduation rate has reached an all-time high—83.2 percent…

Read More The Teacher Factor

Over the break, I have been playing with creating videos, and want to spend more time doing this in 2017. I have been watching different “YouTubers” to understand not only…

Read More 2017 Learning Resolutions #EDU2017

Today I tweeted this article: Thoughts? – Technologies That Will Define the Classroom of the Future https://t.co/XnFCPlER4r — George Couros (@gcouros) December 28, 2016 As educators, we should always be aware…

Read More Technology Will Not Redefine Schools

Jon Corippo shared this awesome yet simple video that shows the power of “asking” from Steve Jobs. This is a message that my mom taught me as a kid. You…

Read More Just Ask

As my daughter just passed her fourth month in this world, it is amazing to see how curious she is about the world.  Her wide eyes seemingly notice everything around…

Read More 4 Non-Negotiables for Schools

I have been thinking a lot about schools and how from my observations, things are moving in a positive direction in many cases.  Since I am not in schools every…

Read More Acknowledging Change in Schools