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George Couros: TEDx: #OurVoice
George Couros: The Innovators Mindset
George Couros: Characters of Kindness
George Couros: Utah Coalition for Educational Technology Conference

George Couros

The Principal of Change: Stories of Learning and Leading; Author of "The Innovator's Mindset"

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Alberta, CA
About George Couros

George Couros is a leading educator in the area of innovative leadership, teaching, and learning. He has worked with all levels of school--from K-12 as a teacher and technology facilitator, school and district administrator, and is the author of the book "The Innovator's Mindset; Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity." He is a sought after speaker on the topic of innovative student learning and engagement and has worked with schools and organizations around the globe. ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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The Innovator's Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity by George Couros
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When George finished speaking, a new energy filled the room. The buzz was deafening. The enthusiasm was exciting. One administrator, who admitted to me a week earlier that he just didn't "get" Twitter, said that George's talk was transformational.

Tia Henriksen

George Couros wowed the Alberta School Board Association with his passion and skill for using social media in his division to build connection to create collaborative learning. He stated many times it's not about technology--it's about relationships!

Kim Bater

The key note presenter, George Couros, is a fantastic speaker who put everything into the perspective of a school and teaching situations. His presentation and "Master Class" has been instrumental in changing paradigms for me, my colleagues . . .

Rachael Bath

session was titled "Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age" and his key message was "Learn, Connect, Humanize". In this one hour presentation I wanted to learn how, as a teacher, I can connect and engage with my students and school community more.

Kathy Turley

There are a few people in the world of educational blogging whom I follow almost religiously. One of them is George Couros. George has an approach to his profession that is challenging convention and creating the future of education.

Katie Hellerman

Thank you to George Couros for the wonderful impact he has had and continues to have on our district. He stretches our thinking and compels us to engage in new behaviors to push our learning, practice and influence forward.

Elisa Carlson - Surrey Schools
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4 Ways to Lead and Create a "Culture of Innovation" From Any Position

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 ...

George Couros + #OurVoice | 3 Examples of Digital Leadership

"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 ...

Tapping into “Your Most Unhappy Customers”

"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 ...