Tag: Seth Godin

Ever read a sentence or two, and it just stopped you in your tracks?  This quote from Seth Godin’s blog did just that for me: “Ruts don’t dig themselves. Most of the time, we’re in a rut because that’s precisely where we put ourselves.” Yup. Sometimes it is easy to feel lost professionally and personally, … [Read more…]

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I remember first watching this Seth Godin Ted Talk, “Stop Stealing Dreams” and how the first part made me think (taken from the transcript posted here): Good morning, boys and girls. [Audience: (Murmur)] That was terrible. You’ve learned how to do that from a young age. You’re supposed to say, “Good morning, Mr. Godin.” So let’s try … [Read more…]

Read More Teaching Responsibility or Compliance?

I was recently sent an email and asked to identify some of the challenges I see for the future of learning in education.  These are things that I have noticed through my travels and after countless conversations with educators, and things that I have seen in my work. Although I am providing challenges, I am … [Read more…]

Read More 3 Challenges for the Future of Education

I shared this image the other evening: I do not necessarily agree with each statement above, but I do think that it is a good conversation piece in the context of education. In the last few months, I have been really challenging the idea of “data-driven”.  When you focus on the students in front of … [Read more…]

Read More Focusing On Those You Serve

I shared this image the other evening: I do not necessarily agree with each statement above, but I do think that it is a good conversation piece in the context of education. In the last few months, I have been really challenging the idea of “data-driven”.  When you focus on the students in front of … [Read more…]

Read More Focusing On Those You Serve

Picture this… I have been appointed the new principal of your school. As my first form of business, I think that the library should go.  Although they are full of information, there are much better ways to use that space and money that is allocated to that room. How long do you think I would … [Read more…]

Read More What is the future you would like to create?

“The problem is that most schools don’t like great teachers.  They’re organized to stamp them out, bore them, bureaucratize them, and make them average.” — Seth Godin How many educators…

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