Library has The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couris

February 22, 2016 at 11:34 am Leave a comment

If you attended the TDSB’s Google Camp 3 on Saturday you will have heard the keynote by Canadian educator George Couros. The Library has copies of Couros’ 2015 book titled The Innovator’s Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity. 

From page 120: ” Innovation is a mindset – a way of thinking that creates something new and better.”

The book has 4 parts:

Part 1: what innovation is and isn’t; mindsets and characteristics of the innovators’ mindsets

Part 2: creating a culture of innovation; importance of relationships; shared vision for learning

Part 3: making the change happen in particular by harnessing technology; “technology invites us to move from engaged to empowered” (p. 140)

Part 4: creating the culture where innovation and change  constantly moves us forward “today’s innovation could be tomorrow’s norm” (p 216).

Check out Couros blog at 

To borrow his book, TDSB teachers may contact the Library at (416) 395-8289 or email or reserve via the catalogue  (remember to login first)


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