Welcome to my Blog, I am hoping to share my experiences in the “Innovator’s Mindset” study. I welcome any feedback or wisdom from any other educators who are innovative and ready to take on the challenges of the future!
The title of this post is a quote attributed to Winston Churchill, and I have combined it in my mind with a quote from my Grandmother: “Nobody’s Perfect.” So, it seems I have found a conundrum. Who is correct? Churchill, who arguably saved the Free World, or my Grandmother? Does change inevitably lead to the … Continue reading “To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to have changed often.”
“LEARNING is about challenging perceived norms” ~George Couros It is a SNOW DAY here in Upstate NY, and I ended up scrolling through the Apple TV for an inspirational movie—and found one of my favorites in the library: Moneyball. I am a huge baseball fan, have always been and will always be. In the past 20 … Continue reading “Adapt, or die.” ~Moneyball
#IMMOOC Live Episode 3 and Blog Prompts – The Innovator’s Mindset MOOC. Which “what if” question challenges your thinking in the Innovator’s Mindset? What would you add to the list of what ifs? <!– “Only those who play win. Only those who risk win. History favors risk-takers. Forgets the timid. Everything else is commentary.” ― … Continue reading What if we promoted Risk Taking to our staff and students?
Fantastic beginning to what I am sure will be an enlightening and motivating book, “The Innovator’s Mindset” by George Couros. I am jumping into the#IMMOOC Live with great anticipation, how can I continue to adapt as an instructor to help serve the needs of our contemporary learners? We live and work in a culture that … Continue reading “Once you stop learning, you start dying.” #IMMOOC