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Communications Checklist for 21st Century School Leaders

“Communication is the real work of leadership.” Nitin Nohria As education experiences reform and change, good communication from school leaders is more important than ever. Television, film, popular media and others are frequently discussing educational trends. Add to that, the ever evolving changes in the world of technology.  It is more important than ever for… Continue reading Communications Checklist for 21st Century School Leaders

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7 Critical Questions for Technology Planning

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” Anatole France (French Writer) Most educators would agree that well thought out planning is essential for effective uses educational technology. The questions is - How do we plan for a future we can not see?  How will… Continue reading 7 Critical Questions for Technology Planning

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Emerging Technologies To Watch

With the release of the 2011 Horizon Report we get a glimpse into the classrooms of the very near future. If we as school leaders are looking clearly, and focusing sharply on today's technology trends, we can look brightly ahead and plan for what our students will need and how our schools can prepare. Looking… Continue reading Emerging Technologies To Watch

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7 Ways for Leaders to Stay on Top of Tech

For Leadership Day 2010, many in the educational arena took Scott McLeod's challenge to create a blog post on leadership. Though my contribution is being posted two days later I wish to offer it as a support to school leaders in their quest to incorporate the best that technology has to offer to our students.… Continue reading 7 Ways for Leaders to Stay on Top of Tech

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The Language of Leadership

How do leaders inspire with the words they speak? How do 21st century educational leaders inspire change within school communities. It is essential  that leaders use language that clearly articulates a powerful vision. In this article, Marlene Caroselli on the Creativity at Work blog gives examples of good 'Leadership Language'.  Her example of Mother Teresa's… Continue reading The Language of Leadership

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Thumbs Up!

Visioning Education - Visioning Partnership Educational leaders know that when they envision learning environments infused with new and innovative practices and technology, that they should seek support from the community. Parents and businesses are often very happy to join you in making a difference for children when they know about educational initiatives. Their generosity and… Continue reading Thumbs Up!