Author: George Couros

I remember I was about to speak at a conference and before things started, the crowd of educators was loud as they were connecting and having conversations with each other. …

Read More When Kids Lead

I have been an advocate of technology in education for a long time. But I have been an advocate of “people” for my entire career.   People > Technology The…

Read More Using Technology to Humanize

“Balance is stupid.” George Couros, primarily from 2007-2017 That was me. Maybe I didn’t say it exactly that way, but I was thinking it. For me, to be successful, you had to…

Read More Rethinking Balance

In the book, “A New Culture of Learning,” by Doug Thomas and John Seely Brown (highly recommend this book), they state the following: For most of the twentieth century our educational…

Read More Stepping Forward and Stepping Back

“Learning to choose is hard. Learning to choose well is harder. And learning to choose well in a world of unlimited possibilities is harder still, perhaps too hard.”  Barry Schwartz…

Read More The Value of “Not Having a Choice”

I shared this post recently, “These Are The Skills That Your Kids Will Need For The Future (Hint: It’s Not Coding),” and I want to start with a quote from…

Read More Teachers as Agents of Change