|Course Number:||EDU 5515 C31|
|Dates and Times:||October 21-December 16, 2019. Online using Canvas|
Today’s learners will live and work in an unpredictable environment. This course identifies dispositions that foster the innovation needed to teach in this circumstance. The focus will be on coaching teachers in a way that brings out these dispositions. Participants will identify coaching pitfalls and apply strategies to avoid these pitfalls. They will learn, practice and reflect on coaching strategies that foster innovative teaching dispositions.
Develop routines that foster innovation
Develop coaching habits that foster trust in relationships
Apply learning theory to coaching situations
Required texts are not included in the course tuition.
Various readings from George Couros’ Blog
Dan Heath on “Change”
Switch by Chip and Dan Heath
Couros, G. (2015). The innovator’s mindset: Empower learning, unleash talent, and lead a culture of creativity. San Diego, CA: Dave Burgess Consulting.
Daniel Pink’s work from his book A Whole New Mind
Daniel Pink’s work from his book Drive
Various readings from Jim Knight’s Blog