What are the 3 qualities you admire most in your favourite school administrator ever?  Here’s what our group inside TeachOntario said: “…openness, approachability, and excellent communication skills, an understanding of academic subjects, a belief in trauma-informed classrooms, and a positive, trusting attitude towards their teachers.  I have had Principals whom I knew “had my back,” […]

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George Couros’s book is immensely read-able…his writer’s voice is intensely genuine and although there are big ideas that he presents, the reader never feels overwhelmed with jargon.  So in a nutshell, George does quick recap of the first two parts of the book: Innovation is creating something better…the key to doing that is developing relationships.  […]

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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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Today I submitted this paper as a part of Treasure Mountain Canada 2016.  If you don’t know this is an event that involves the best minds in Canadian School Libraries.  To see all the papers, go to: https://sites.google.com/site/treasuremountaincanada4/home Be sure to follow the live events on the blog: http://tmcanada.blogspot.ca/ Be sure to follow the hashtag this week:  […]

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