Tag: cyberbullying

I often get the opportunity to work with students and speak to them in large gatherings, which can be tough.  Some of the educators that I speak to might know me from my book, blog, or Twitter, but it is rare that students have any clue who I am.  Online connections help to build rapport … [Read more…]

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I had the privilege of speaking to middle school and high school students on the notion of “Digital Leadership”, which I wrote a definition for in 2013: Using the vast reach of technology (especially the use of social media) to improve the lives, well-being, and circumstances of others. As I started the presentation, I asked … [Read more…]

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I asked this question earlier on Twitter: Curious your thoughts…Which sign in school would do more to reduce bullying – “Bullying stops here!” or “Leadership starts here!” – Ideas? — George Couros (@gcouros) August 23, 2016 (Click on the tweet to see the responses as there are a lot!) First of all, I do not … [Read more…]

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I asked this question earlier on Twitter: Curious your thoughts…Which sign in school would do more to reduce bullying – “Bullying stops here!” or “Leadership starts here!” – Ideas? — George Couros (@gcouros) August 23, 2016 (Click on the tweet to see the responses as there are a lot!) First of all, I do not … [Read more…]

Read More Higher Expectations

“Revolution doesn’t happen when society adopts new technologies—it happens when society adopts new behaviors.” Clay Shirky, Here Comes Everybody This week for me, started off with attending an Royal Canadian…

Read More Are we a part of the problem?