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Original	
  From:	
  h/p://bit.ly/14UsBaq

"Learning and innovation go
hand in hand. The arrogance
of success is to think ...
Leading
Innovative Change

George Couros
@gcouros
#peel21st
Guiding Question

How do we move from “pockets of innovation”
to a “culture of innovation”?
#TIES2013

@gcouros
“Transformational leaders don't start by
denying the world around them. Instead, they
describe a future they'd like to cre...
7
About Me
Focus on
Relationships
A Big Focus:
The Human Side of the Web
Be More Dog
This is not about technology;
it’s about relationships and learning.
3 Things To Think About
Embracing Change
Pier 21, 1958
Dad
Mindset
The biggest shift for educators
using technology
is not skill set;
it’s mindset.
Moving to a “Culture” of Innovation
Two Roads:
Individual Learning
and Mass Collaboration
Innovation is a Human Endeavour
“To create new norms, you have to understand people’s existing
norms and barriers to change. You have to understand what’s...
To inspired meaningful change,
you must make a connection to the heart
before you can make a connection to the mind.
How long does it take to change culture?
The Big Question

Would you want to spend the whole day
learning in your own classroom?
Leading Innovative Change
Learning First, Technology Second
How many “pencil integration coordinators”
do you have in your organization?
Business vs. Education
Simone Bauer, with a Master of Arts in piano
performance, B Ed in music teaching, is an
innovative music specialist
at Blu...
Day 50: Evan, Student (Blueberry School)
“Freedom is actually a
bigger game than power.
Power
is about what you can
control.
Freedom
is about what you can
unleash....
Create Meaningful Learning
Experiences With Staff
“The only source of knowledge is experience.”
Albert Einstein
“To innovate, disrupt your routine.”
http://georgecouros.ca

http://connectedprincipals.com
Example: Blogger’s Cafe
Original from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bombardier/15371858/

“...And truth be told, teachers should be responsible for...
Help move people from their
“Point A” to their “Point B”.
“Mindless habitual behaviour is
the enemy of innovation.”
Rosabeth Moss Kanter.

63
Narrow Your Focus
Literate --> Adaptive --> Transformative
Move to meaningful creation.
“Learning is creation, not
consumption.
Knowledge is not
something a learner
absorbs, but something a
learner creates.”

O...
“They have to be interactive
producers, not isolated
consumers.”
John Seely Brown
Embrace an Open Culture
Everyone’s a teacher; everyone’s a learner
Learning
Together
"Figure out a way to
create systems that
allow those hunches to
come together..."
~Stephen Johnson
Build Leadership Based on Strengths
How long did it take to
film and edit?
I started in November, but
then I had to start from
scratch a couple months
afterwa...
“There are intrapreneurs who
bring significant innovative
changes from within an
organization.”
(Swearingen, 2008)
Innovation Week
“Intrapreneurial spirit” in schools will
more than likely lead to “entrepreneurial
spirit” outside of them.
Steps Towards Innovative Change
(Non-Sequential)
1. Focus on Learning First,
Technology Second

2. Create Meaningful Learn...
Steps Towards Innovative Change
(Non-Sequential)

4. Create and Embrace an
Open Culture

5. Develop Leadership Based
on St...
Closing Thoughts
105
Jump!
The Biggest Game Changer in Education?
Original from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/angelgb81/2255816387/

Open your world...Open their world.
Contact Me

Email - georgecouros@gmail.com

Twitter - @gcouros

Blog - georgecouros.ca
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  1. 1. Original  From:  h/p://bit.ly/14UsBaq "Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow." William Pollard 1
  2. 2. Leading Innovative Change George Couros @gcouros #peel21st
  3. 3. Guiding Question How do we move from “pockets of innovation” to a “culture of innovation”?
  4. 4. #TIES2013 @gcouros
  5. 5. “Transformational leaders don't start by denying the world around them. Instead, they describe a future they'd like to create instead.” Seth Godin From: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bdesham/ 3259862682/
  6. 6. 7
  7. 7. About Me
  8. 8. Focus on Relationships
  9. 9. A Big Focus: The Human Side of the Web
  10. 10. Be More Dog
  11. 11. This is not about technology; it’s about relationships and learning.
  12. 12. 3 Things To Think About
  13. 13. Embracing Change
  14. 14. Pier 21, 1958
  15. 15. Dad
  16. 16. Mindset
  17. 17. The biggest shift for educators using technology is not skill set; it’s mindset.
  18. 18. Moving to a “Culture” of Innovation
  19. 19. Two Roads: Individual Learning and Mass Collaboration
  20. 20. Innovation is a Human Endeavour
  21. 21. “To create new norms, you have to understand people’s existing norms and barriers to change. You have to understand what’s getting in their way.” Atul Gawande Original from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/berther/1919181287/
  22. 22. To inspired meaningful change, you must make a connection to the heart before you can make a connection to the mind.
  23. 23. How long does it take to change culture?
  24. 24. The Big Question Would you want to spend the whole day learning in your own classroom?
  25. 25. Leading Innovative Change
  26. 26. Learning First, Technology Second
  27. 27. How many “pencil integration coordinators” do you have in your organization?
  28. 28. Business vs. Education
  29. 29. Simone Bauer, with a Master of Arts in piano performance, B Ed in music teaching, is an innovative music specialist at Blueberry School.
  30. 30. Day 50: Evan, Student (Blueberry School)
  31. 31. “Freedom is actually a bigger game than power. Power is about what you can control. Freedom is about what you can unleash.” Harriet Rubin
  32. 32. Create Meaningful Learning Experiences With Staff
  33. 33. “The only source of knowledge is experience.” Albert Einstein
  34. 34. “To innovate, disrupt your routine.”
  35. 35. http://georgecouros.ca http://connectedprincipals.com
  36. 36. Example: Blogger’s Cafe
  37. 37. Original from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bombardier/15371858/ “...And truth be told, teachers should be responsible for their own PD now. Kids wouldn’t wait for a blogging workshop. Adults shouldn’t either.” Will Richardson
  38. 38. Help move people from their “Point A” to their “Point B”.
  39. 39. “Mindless habitual behaviour is the enemy of innovation.” Rosabeth Moss Kanter. 63
  40. 40. Narrow Your Focus
  41. 41. Literate --> Adaptive --> Transformative
  42. 42. Move to meaningful creation.
  43. 43. “Learning is creation, not consumption. Knowledge is not something a learner absorbs, but something a learner creates.” Original from: http:// www.flickr.com/photos/ fotologic/410355440/
  44. 44. “They have to be interactive producers, not isolated consumers.” John Seely Brown
  45. 45. Embrace an Open Culture
  46. 46. Everyone’s a teacher; everyone’s a learner
  47. 47. Learning Together
  48. 48. "Figure out a way to create systems that allow those hunches to come together..." ~Stephen Johnson
  49. 49. Build Leadership Based on Strengths
  50. 50. How long did it take to film and edit? I started in November, but then I had to start from scratch a couple months afterwards, so I spent months and months on it. What’s your background in video editing? I just do it for fun. I’m self-taught.
  51. 51. “There are intrapreneurs who bring significant innovative changes from within an organization.” (Swearingen, 2008)
  52. 52. Innovation Week
  53. 53. “Intrapreneurial spirit” in schools will more than likely lead to “entrepreneurial spirit” outside of them.
  54. 54. Steps Towards Innovative Change (Non-Sequential) 1. Focus on Learning First, Technology Second 2. Create Meaningful Learning Experiences With Staff 3. Narrow Your Focus
  55. 55. Steps Towards Innovative Change (Non-Sequential) 4. Create and Embrace an Open Culture 5. Develop Leadership Based on Strengths
  56. 56. Closing Thoughts
  57. 57. 105
  58. 58. Jump!
  59. 59. The Biggest Game Changer in Education?
  60. 60. Original from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/angelgb81/2255816387/ Open your world...Open their world.
  61. 61. Contact Me Email - georgecouros@gmail.com Twitter - @gcouros Blog - georgecouros.ca
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