George Couros

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George Couros Speech Topics

The Innovator’s Mindset (Keynote and /or Workshop)

Carol Dweck’s work has focused on the ideas of “fixed” and “growth” mindset, yet educators will need to go a step further with these notions to create the learning opportunities and that our students and schools deserve. We need to focus not only what we know, but what we do with what we know. In...
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For Teachers: Focusing on What Matters During “Emergency Remote Teaching” (Virtual Webinar)
1 Hour Webinar - Although the teaching in a remote setting looks different, the core principles and what truly matters in education is the same, and in some ways, being reemphasized. In this one hour webinar, George Couros will discuss the importance of relationships, empowering students in...
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For Teachers: Embracing and Creating Digital Portfolios During Emergency Remote Teaching (Virtual Workshop)
4 Hour (4-hour Homework) option: In this workshop, George Couros will show the value and the step-by-step process of creating a digital portfolio to actively reflect and create evidence of learning in meaningful ways. This process is extremely beneficial to remote teaching and learning but is...
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Admin/Instructional Coaches: Leading Innovative Learning During Emergency Remote Teaching (Virtual Webinar)
1 Hour Webinar - Although teaching changes in an online setting, the culture we create to encourage and lead our teachers to embrace innovative teaching and learning is the same. How do we model the “Innovator’s Mindset” in our leadership? How do we help others embrace innovation in a time of...
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Admin/Instructional Coaches: Leading Innovative Learning During Emergency Remote Teaching (Virtual Course Option)
3-4 Week Course - Although teaching changes in an online setting, the culture we create to encourage and lead our teachers to embrace innovative teaching and learning is the same. How do we model the “Innovator’s Mindset” in our leadership? How do we help others embrace innovation in a time of...
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For Corporate Groups
The Innovator’s Mindset Carol Dweck’s work has focused on the ideas of “fixed” and “growth” mindset, yet how do we move further with this ideas personally and professionally to create new and better opportunities? The idea of the “Innovator’s Mindset” moves to focus not only on what we know, but...
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Leading Innovative Teaching and Learning (Keynote/Workshop)
Although schools are moving forward, change is always something that many struggle with. Focusing on an innovator’s mindsetand our “why”, this workshop is meant for leaders to help others within their organization not only accept change, but embrace it, to create better powerful learning...
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The Networked Leader/Educator (Keynote and /or Workshop)
The role of school/district administrator is essential to what happens in the classroom, yet we often are unaware of some of the amazing opportunities that social media is not only providing our students and teachers, but ourselves as well. As school administrators, we need to be the “Learning...
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5 Questions You Should Ask Your Leader (Keynote and /or Workshop)

The role of school or district administrator has changed dramatically and instead of people serving the leader, it is more important that it is the other way around. In this talk/workshop, I discuss five key questions that we need to be able to answer as leaders andthe innovative ways that we...
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Learning By Design (Keynote/Workshop)
We know that the role of school has change, but it is important for people to understand why it needs to change. Once that can be established, then we are more likely to embrace this change, and move forward with the learning of ourselves, and more importantly help our students move forward as...
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The Myths of Technology and Learning  (Keynote and /or Workshop)

This keynote helps to address some of the “myths” or pushback that many organizations go through in moving technology forward in their organizations. With many powerful and personal stories of how technology can improve learning and relationships, this has been a great opportunity to help those...
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What to look for in Today’s Classroom (Keynote and /or Workshop)

The focus of the classroom has, for the better, shifted from a focus on the teacher to a focus on the learner. In this talk, I will share several elements of what we should be looking for in today’s classroom, knowing that focusing on only a few at a time, can start the move towards a...
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From Digital Citizenship to Digital Leadership (Keynote and /or Workshop)
We often tell our students that what they do online can affect their future, but do we share or teach them how their online presence can also provide them opportunities that we never had as kids? There are many great examples of people and students doing things to not only improve their own...
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Empowering Parents in the Process of Learning (Keynote and /or Workshop)
Parent involvement in the learning process of schools is the number one factor for student success. As schools look forward towards using social media to improve learning in their schools, many parents are fearful of what this means. Social media provides an opportunity for parents to have...
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Workshops
When working with groups, I encourage discussing the “why” through a keynote then following up with hands-on workshops. This pushes learning forward, having participants leave with ready to use tools and educators ready to implement their new learning immediately. Examples of workshops on...
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More Workshops
Twitter To Improve Teaching and Learning In this session, we will be working with educators to show them how to leverage Twitter as a vehicle to find their own learning opportunities and bring the world to their classroom, and their classroom to their world. Many educators are already using this...
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