Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Entrepreneurship is often associated with people who assume the risk of starting a business venture for financial gain. However, entrepreneurs exist in many forms: they may be writers, carpenters, computer programmers, school principals or fundraisers, to name just a few examples. It’s more about the mindset and the behavior than earning money. (meer…)

Advertenties

Student Centered Learning

When it comes to learning, we all know who should be in the driver’s seat: the learner. Ofcourse we need to build the capacity of our students to take the steering wheel and drive. Compared to learning to drive this metaphor is even more true. (meer…)

Changing a Mindset for Behavioral Change

Changing people’s behavior is most effective through changing the mindset. Changing the mindsets of people to ensure their thinking results in new desired behaviours. This is sustainable but takes time and effort to influence a change in mindset. But if the necessary time and effort is invested, a person’s mindset can lead them to take actions necessary to create momentum and a critical mass of commitment throughout the organization. There are some fundamental aspects to take into account if you want to accelerate the change of mindset or change your own mindset. (meer…)

Da Vinci Vibes

As a performance coach of students I like the time we are in. For me it’s an interesting and at the same time challenging time where learning and education is developing fast. In an increasingly interconnected world, young minds can act on innovation much faster than before. It can be scary sometimes for students to experience their impact and possibilities. This blog is about my idea of creating a learning experience for students where they feel challenged to discover their potential to develop meaningful ideas with impact. (meer…)

 The Heart of School

We still line our students up in rows facing the same direction toward a voice of authority. We use desks that lock them up in place. The majority of movement is eyes forward, eyes down. The experience of space has a profound effect on how we use that space and behave ourselves. Space evokes a particular way of feeling, of being. What is the message we are sending? We develop behind desks? Think about it! (meer…)

DIY Mindset in Learning

It’s about diving in head first, a DIY approach, looking at things from different angles. This is what the world’s greatest minds do naturally. It’s from this method that we gain higher order knowledge and understanding. (meer…)

How Do You Create Empowered Learners?

Many research verifies the relevance of empowerment to education. When students are empowered, they learn more, and they learn better. So how do we help those tentative, cautious learners who are lack confidence in themselves and, above all else, want learning to be pleasant and painless? (meer…)