I’ve just finished reading George Couros‘ “The Innovator’s Mindset” and I think it’s time that we addressed the elephant in the room.  The word “mindset” is so five minutes ago.  There I said it.  What I mean is that putting the words innovator and mindset together in the same phrase is oxymoronic…it’s a contradiction in […]

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The TeachOntario #BIT16Reads book club is on fire over the topics in George Couros’ book The Innovator’s Mindset so we are going to come together and attempt a Google Hangout on Air tomorrow July 19th at 2pm. Facilitating with me is participant Caroline Freibauer, who will direct the conversation Participants can join in a number […]

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I attended TEDxKitchener last weekend and the first speaker of the day, Dina Pestonji, reminded me that learning has multiple entry points. ¬†Likewise, our online book club #BIT16Reads has multiple entry points. ¬†Here are some of the planned places where you can jump in: June 1, 2016: Begin discussing Participatory Culture in a Networked Era […]

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Why an online book club and why now? I like to read things that inform my professional trajectory I like to find people who like to read and engage in rich discussions about what we read I want to build a tighter community of educators that cross subjects and grades Last year we used the […]

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