Courage to Be an Outlier Educator
User Generated Education
DECEMBER 22, 2015
Today, during a podcast interview, I was asked what it takes to be an educational thought leader. My responses was, “courage.” In this test driven, accountability-laden era of education, it takes courage to be an educator driven by authentic, constructivist , and student-centered values and practices. Courage: Courage is the choice and willingness to confront agony, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation.