The Principal of Change: Stories of Learning and Leading; Author of "The Innovator's Mindset" and "Innovate Inside the Box"
George Couros Blog
Leadership can happen from any position. We know this. But what is the impact when we focus on viewing leadership this way andensuring that every member of the school community has ownership on the direction moving forward? This is why this question is crucial;how do we move from "pockets"; of innovation, to a "culture"; of innovation?7We a...Read More
"As the internet has become more central in our lives, we have begun to witness a revival of the importance of being human."; The internet, along with social media, has become more and more prevalent in classrooms.In the above TEDx Talk George Couros, Division Principal of Innovative Teaching and Learning, talks about the importance of taking...Read More
"Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning."; Bill Gates I read the above quote and it really struck a nerve. I know student voice is extremely important in schools, and many have made strides to make this more of a reality. Where I struggle is when we bring students together, are we bringing the voices of students ...Read More
Recently in a workshop, I asked the group how many people thought Twitter was "stupid";, to which had seen several hands raised. I followed up with the question, "How many of you think it is beneficial to learn from other teachers?"; This has 100% of hands up in the air. So, if we think that learning from other teachers is beneficial, and we can...Read More